2nd Circ. Won't Rehear TVEyes Fair Use Case

Law360 (May 15, 2018, 2:05 PM EDT) -- The full Second Circuit on Monday refused to reconsider its February ruling that the media-monitoring service TVEyes violated copyright law by offering a search engine of video clips from Fox News and others.

The appeals court denied a request from TVEyes to rehear the case en banc, leaving in place the earlier ruling that TVEyes was not protected by copyright's fair use doctrine — a decision that said the service was "unlawfully profiting off the work of others."

In asking for the case to be reheard, TVEyes warned that the ruling raised questions of exceptional importance about fair use and, if...

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