Aereo Hit With Latest Copyright Suit In Utah

Law360, New York (October 28, 2013, 4:51 PM EDT) -- Television station operator Nexstar Broadcasting Inc. hit online streaming service Aereo Inc. with a new copyright infringement lawsuit in Utah federal court Thursday, opening up the latest front in broadcasters' nationwide legal war against Aereo.

Nexstar, which operates two stations in Salt Lake City and more than 90 across the country, claims that Aereo's retransmissions of broadcast television to its subscribers without authorization or payment amounts to infringement of its copyrighted programming.

“Through the Aereo service, Aereo has built a business founded, in part, on offering...
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Nexstar Broadcasting v. Aereo


Case Number

2:13-cv-00975

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Utah

Nature of Suit

Copyright

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Dale A. Kimball

Date Filed

October 24, 2013

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