Litigation Briefs

Golan v. Holder - Plaintiffs' Reply in support of their Motion for Summary Judgment in the District Court

Author(s): 
Anthony Falzone
Chris Ridder
Julie Ahrens
Lawrence Lessig
Publication Date: 
March 19, 2009
Publication Type: 
Litigation Brief

The Golan case was back before the District Court on remand to determine whether the URAA can survive First Amendment scrutiny. Each side cross-moved for summary judgment on that issue. Read more about Golan v. Holder - Plaintiffs' Reply in support of their Motion for Summary Judgment in the District Court

Golan v. Holder - Government's Opposition to Plaintiffs' Motion for Summary Judgment and Reply in support of their Motion for Summary Judgment in the District Court

Publication Date: 
February 13, 2009
Publication Type: 
Litigation Brief

The Golan case was back before the District Court on remand to determine whether the URAA can survive First Amendment scrutiny. Each side cross-moved for summary judgment on that issue. Read more about Golan v. Holder - Government's Opposition to Plaintiffs' Motion for Summary Judgment and Reply in support of their Motion for Summary Judgment in the District Court

Brave New Films v. Savage - Complaint

Author(s): 
Anthony Falzone
Chris Ridder
Julie Ahrens
Publication Date: 
October 10, 2008
Publication Type: 
Litigation Brief

The Fair Use Project, along with co-counsel Bingham McCutchen, sued OTRN and Savage to recover damages for the misrepresentations made in connection with the wrongful removal of Brave New Film's video from YouTube, and declaratory and injunctive relief to vindicate BNF's right to say what it said about Savage in the video, and prevent the suppression of the video in the future. Read more about Brave New Films v. Savage - Complaint

Lennon v. Premise Media - Order Denying EMI's Request for an Injunction

Publication Date: 
August 13, 2008
Publication Type: 
Litigation Brief

A Manhattan federal court rejected Yoko Ono Lennon's attempt to enjoin the further showing and distribution of Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed on the ground that film used fifteen seconds of the John Lennon song Imagine.

EMI Records filed a nearly identical claim in state court based on the film's use of the sound recording, and demanded a nearly identical injunction. Tthe state court denied EMI's request for an injunction. Read more about Lennon v. Premise Media - Order Denying EMI's Request for an Injunction

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