Analysis

These 10 Decisions Remade The Copyright Landscape

Law360 (July 21, 2020, 8:00 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court churned out a slew of trademark and copyright decisions this term, but the most important rulings of the last decade were more often issued by lower courts. Here, Law360 ranks the blockbuster decisions, at the high court and beyond, that shaped copyright law into what it is today.

10. Capitol Records v. MP3tunes

The Second Circuit's 2016 ruling weighed in on key aspects of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act's system of notice and takedown, including when sites must terminate "repeat infringers."

After years of DMCA rulings that big entertainment companies like Capitol Records hated, the MP3Tunes decision...

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