TV, Movie Studios Target Lime Wire Over Infringement

Law360, New York (February 3, 2012, 8:23 PM EST) -- Six major television and film studios sued Lime Wire LLC and its founder Wednesday, seeking to recover damages from the file-sharing service’s alleged infringement, eight months after it paid $105 million to settle similar claims by major record labels.

In a complaint filed in New York federal court, Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp., Viacom International Inc., Comedy Partners, Disney Enterprises Inc., Paramount Pictures Corp. and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. claim Lime Wire and founder Mark Gorton infringed and encouraged others to infringe copyrighted television programs and...
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