Broadcasters Win IP Case Over Journalist's War Videos

Law360, New York (August 16, 2011, 10:19 PM EDT) -- A Florida federal judge ruled Monday that Spanish-language broadcasters did not infringe Cuban author and journalist Norberto Fuentes' copyright by using his videos of Cuban historical figures in a news program.

“Based upon the largely uncontroverted facts in this record, we agree that the defendants’ use of the work was, as a matter of law, protected fair use,” U.S. District Judge Federico A. Moreno said in an order finding in favor of defendants Mega Media Holdings Inc., Spanish Broadcasting System of Delaware Inc., MES Productions Inc. and...
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