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Ferrick v Spotify Complaint (Filed 1-8-16)-1

2015.12.09 Stipulation and Proposed Consent Judgment and Permanent Injunction Aurous Case

40 AGs Amicus Supporting Jim Hood Against Google

RIAA Opposition to Payola

Google FTC Internal Report

DATA SET Album Consumption Wk Ending Nov 2

FCC Payola Rules

Big Radio’s Payola Waiver

AG Jim Hood’s Subpoena of Google

Google v. Hood Amicus Brief by 11 State Attorneys General

Google v Hood Motion to Dismiss 1-12-15

Transcript Boris Feldman Appearance Chancery Court DE pp 11-12

Complaint BMG Rights and Round Hill Music v Cox Communications

Turtles Opposition to Sirius Appeal CA 031120007391

Flo Eddie v Pandora 031119830737

Public Citizen’s Report on Google:  Mission Creep-y: How Google is Quietly Becoming One of the Nation’s Most Powerful Corporations Through It’s Information Collection Empire

Turtles NY Memorandum and Order Denying Defendant’s Motion for Summary Judgement

Gmail Litigation Publicly Disclosed Emails

RESPECT Act One Sheet

Capitol Records v. Sirius Sirius XM Order Granting Jury Mot

Google Gmail Litigation, Judge Koh’s Order Ruling Against Google’s MSJ GoogleGmailOrder092613

Flo & Eddie v. Sirius XM (Order on MSJ)

Washington Post on Google Influence Peddling

Google Drugs Shareholder Settlment

Amazon Publishing Deal

Luke Sample Affidavit

The Safe Harbor is Not A Loophole

Sandberg-Gardner Email

Goldieblox Extension After Superbowl

Department of Justice Summary of Evidence Against Megavideo (Adsense confirmation is p. 34, par. 38.c)

2013-11-27 (Dkt 26) Civil Minutes – MTD Aimee Mann Ruling

AG Bruning Statement on YouTube

Anurag Dikshit Plea Bargain with US DOJ

SOPA Transcript Nov 16, 2012

Blackburn Deutche Dear Colleague Letter on IRFA

Nebraska and Oklahoma AGs Letter to Google on YouTube Profits from Monetizing Drug, sex club videos

Califano Letter to Schmidt

AG Hood Exhibits

IFPI Digital Music Report

EU Piracy Report

Christopher S. Reed Blog

Internet Radio Fairness Act

Google Stipulation to Investigate Actions of Google Board Members in Drug Case

Megavideo Indictment

Google’s Shill List

Google Drugs: De Kalb County Pension Fund Shareholder Derivative Complaint Against Google for Breach of Fiducary Duty, Etc.

How Much Do Artists Earn Online?

360 Deals and the California Talent Agencies Act: Are Record Labels Procuring Employment” By Erin M. Jacobson, Esq.

Letter from Chairman Kohl to FTC Regarding Eric Schmidt Testimony

Study of Failures of YouTube Content ID

Floyd Abrams SOPA Letter

CSPAN Video of Google Antitrust Hearing

Eric Schmidts Written Answers to Sen Cornyn’s Request for the Record

Hilary Clinton Letter re Rogue Sites

Guiliani Associates Online Drug Sales Report 2004

Motion to Dismiss, Google Shareholder Lawsuit

Complaint, Google Shareholder Lawsuit

Google Nonprosecution Agreement with Criminal Division DOJ (the “$500 million deal”)

Unhand that Orphan by Chris Castle and Amy Mitchell

Important Contemporary Copyright Cases

• U.S. v. American Soc. of Composers, Authors, Publishers, 627 F.3d 64 (2d Cir. 2010)

• Viacom Int’l, Inc. v. YouTube, Inc., 718 F. Supp. 2d 514 (S.D.N.Y. 2010) (on appeal)

• Arista Records, LLC v. Launch Media, Inc, 578 F.3d 148 (2d Cir. 2009)

• Arista Records, LLC v., Inc., 633 F. Supp. 2d 124 (S.D.N.Y. 2009)

• Cartoon Network LP, LLP v. CSC Holdings, Inc., 536 F.3d 121 (2d Cir. 2008), cert. denied 129 S. Ct. 2980 (2009)

• UMG Recordings, Inc. v. Veoh Networks, Inc., 620 F. Supp. 2d 1081 (C.D. Cal. 2008) (on appeal)

• Live Nation Motor Sports, Inc. v. Davis, No. 3:06-CV-276-L, 2007 WL 79311 (N.D. Tex. 2007)

• Perfect 10, Inc. v., Inc., 508 F.3d 1146 (9th Cir. 2007)

• Sony Pictures Home Entm’t Inc. v. Lott, 471 F. Supp. 2d 716 (N.D. Tex. 2007)

• Wall Data Inc. v. Los Angeles Cty. Sheriff’s Dep’t, 447 F.3d 769 (9th Cir. 2006)

• BMG Music v. Gonzalez, 430 F.3d 888 (7th Cir. 2005)

• Marvel Enters., Inc. v. NCSoft Corp., No. CV04-9253 RGKPLAX, WL 878090 (C.D. Cal. 2005)

• Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Inc. v. Grokster, Ltd., 545 U.S. 913 (2005)

• In re Aimster Copyright Litigation, 334 F.3d 643 (7th Cir. 2003)

• Kelly v. Arriba Soft Corp., 336 F.3d 811 (9th Cir. 2003)

• A&M Records, Inc. v. Napster, Inc., 239 F.3d 1004 (9th Cir. 2001)

• Adobe Systems Inc. v. One Stop Micro, Inc., 84 F. Supp. 2d 1086 (N.D. Cal. 2000)

• UMG Recordings v., 92 F. Supp. 2d 349 (S.D.N.Y. 2000)

• Worldwide Church of God v. Philadelphia Church of God, 227 F.3d 1110 (9th Cir. 2000)

• Recording Industry Ass’n of Am. v. Diamond Multimedia Sys. Inc., 180 F.3d 1072 (9th Cir. 1999)

• Hotaling v. Chruch of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 118 F.3d 119 (4th Cir. 1997)

• Fonovisa, Inc. v. Cherry Auction, Inc., 76 F.3d 259 (9th Cir. 1996)

• Gladys Music, Inc. v. Arch Music Co., Inc., 150 U.S.P.Q. 26 (S.D.N.Y 1966)

• American Geophysical Union v. Texaco, Inc., 60 F.3d 913 (2d Cir. 1994)

• Campbell v. Acuff-Rose Music, Inc., 510 U.S. 569 (1994)

• Sega Enters. Ltd. v. MAPHIA, 857 F. Supp. 679, 687 (N.D. Cal. 1994)

• MAI Sys. Corp. v. Peak Computer, Inc., 991 F.2d 511 (9th Cir. 1993)

• Basic Books, Inv. v. Kinkos Graphics Corp., 758 F. Supp. 1522 (S.D.N.Y. 1991)

• S.O.S., Inc. v. Payday, Inc., 886 F.2d 1081 (9th Cir. 1989)

• Harper & Row Publishers, Inc. v. Nation Enters., 471 U.S. 539 (1985)

• Universal City Studios, Inc. v. Nintendo Co., 615 F. Supp. 838 (S.D.N.Y 1985)

• Sony Corp. of Am. V. Universal City Studios, Inc. 464 U.S. 417 (1984)

CCIA Fair Use Study

Ellen Seidler Movie

Protect IP Act Senate Judiciary Committee version

Lessig, “The Starving Artist Canard

Eric Schmidt at the Washington Ideas Forum

Rogue Sites 2011: Webcast of Testimony of US Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator Victoria Espinel, U.S. House Subcommittee on Intellectual Property, Competition and the Internet, March 1, 2011.

IPEC 2010 Report on Intellectual Property Enforcement

Rogue Sites 2011: US Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing  “Targeting Websites Dedicated to Stealing American Intellectual Property” (archived webcast).

Prepared remarks:

Scott Turow

Floyd Abrams

Christine Jones, GoDaddy

Tom Adams, Rosetta Stone

Thomas M. Dailey, Verizon

Denise Yee, Visa, Inc.

Combined Letters of Labor and Other Organizations

Artist Rights

How Much Do Artists Earn Online?

Creative Commons

2008 Form 990 Schedule of Contributors

Creative Commons Legal Code Attribution No Derivatives” Circa 2010

Creative Commons Legal Code Commercial” Circa 2010

Creative Commons Legal Code WH Gov White House Circa 2010″

Google Piracy

“Targeting Websites Dedicated to Stealing American Intellectual Property” (archived webcast).

Remarks of Hon. John Morton, Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement,
Department of Homeland Security at the 2011 State of the Net Conference

Asian European Institute, Case Study on Google

Recent News

FCC Rule and Order on Net Neutrality (FCC 10-201 Dec. 23, 2010)

Web Companies Fear Google Reach–Washington Post

Rivals Say Google Plays Favorites–Wall Street Journal

Website Closures Escalate U.S. War on Piracy

IP Legal

Multimediation–the story of the negotiation between A&M Records and Electronic Arts for the first use of music in videogames

Joint Ownership of Trademarks–IPKat

UK IP Policy

They Wish We All Could Be Californian: The new Tory plan, by Fraser Nelson–Google’s influence in the Cameron-Clegg government in Britain

US Cases



EFF Obfuscation Advice

The dotCommunist Manifesto by Eben Moglen

Current Legislation and Filings

House Foreign Affairs Committee Hearing on the Joint Strategic Plan

Commerce Department Filing of Creative Community 12/13/10

Senate Bill S.3804, the Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act

AFTRA/SAG/DGA/IA Letter to Chairman Leahy and Senator Hatch Supporting Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act

House Foreign Affairs Committee Hearing about “Protecting U.S. Intellectual Property Overseas: The Joint Strategic Plan and Beyond” (July 21, 2010) IPEC Espinel and ICE Director Morton testified about ways to protect U.S. intellectual property rights from international infringement.

Creative Community Responds to Committee on Democracy and Technology/EFF/ACLU letter on COICA

U.S. Intellectual Property Strategic Plan

What’s Wrong with ISP Music Licensing? (Castle & Mitchell, ABA Entertainment & Sports Lawyer)

Choruss Hits a Sour Note (Chris Castle and Rick Carnes)

Open Society/Soros Foundation “Internet Blocking” (Paper opposing filtering and ACTA)

Open Society Institute, “Winning the Web

Chris Castle at Osgoode Hall, Toronto on Voluntary Collective Licensing

Why Free Agency Matters: The Coming Changes in Record Company Artist Relations (2000)

20 Questions for New Artists by Chris Castle and Amy Mitchell

Rick Carnes: Professional Songwriters and the Creative Commons License

The Canadian Bar Association IP Lawyers Letter re “Copyright Policy Recyling”

Fair Copyright Canada: 100,000 Voters Who Don’t Exist

The Professor Has No Clothes

Canada’s Million Dollar Man

The World of Michael Geist

The Spy Who Consulted Them Redux: A Closer Look at Lawbytes, Inc. f/s/o Michael Geist

The Spy Who Consulted Me Redux: The Consultation of the Mikado

The Consultation of the Mikado Part 2: Geist is running his playbook again

The Geist in the Hen House

The Geist in the Hen House Redux: The Untendered Prof Travels the World while the Alcan of IP Stokes the Fires At Home

Untendered is the Prof: More Secrets in the Geist Closet?

“A Dedicated Group of Like-Minded People”

Only the shadow knows: Let the Geist games begin anew

Only the shadow knows Part 2

Canadian Copyright Modernization Act—Whose shadow is in the fine print?

Geist Flips the Mob Switch

Do You Believe Me or Your Own Eyes?  The Industry Canada “Music Study” Revealed

The Geist in the Machine

Mr. Geist’s Neighbourhood


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