Author: Vinita Kailasanath
Author: Irene Hahn
I. Facts and Procedural History
Author: Julie Kane
Conference America, Inc., an Alabama corporation, contracted with Conexant Systems, Inc., a Delaware corporation operating in California, to provide Conexant’s telephonic and internet-based conference and communications services. Conexant maintained multiple accounts with Conference America under a services agreement. The agreement, governed by California law, provided conferencing services to Conexant at a reduced, bulk rate.
Author: Juliana Tutt
In Torres-Negrón v. J & N Records, L.L.C., the court determined two issues: whether the plaintiff’s submission of a tape recording of himself singing his song and clapping its rhythm by memory, without reference to his original work, met the deposit copy requirement of 17 U.S.C. § 408(b); and whether the failure to submit a deposit copy is a jurisdictional defect in a federal copyright infringement case.