IP Law Profs. Back Aereo In 2nd Circ. Streaming Dispute

Law360, New York (November 16, 2012, 5:34 PM EST) -- Intellectual and copyright law professors Thursday urged the Second Circuit to affirm a ruling that streaming service Aereo Inc. does not violate the copyrights of major TV networks, arguing that Congress, not the courts, must determine whether new technologies violate copyright law.

In an amicus brief, 34 professors said the Second Circuit should follow a lengthy Supreme Court tradition that defers to Congress when the Copyright Act is ambiguous or silent about new technologies such as Aereo, which assigns users an individual antenna to watch over-the-air...
To view the full article, register now.

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.