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The U.S. Supreme Court seemed ready to strike down — though not by a unanimous vote — the federal law that bans most states from licensing sports betting. Arguing in Christie v. National Collegiate Athletic Association, 16-476, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher partner Theodore Olson appeared to persuade several justices that the 1992 Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) infringes on state sovereignty and amounts to “commandeering” states to do the federal governments bidding.
By Simon Taylor
EU lawmakers have approved controversial new copyright rules that aim to make it easier for content rights-holders to make money when their content is used on digital platforms but could force large platforms such as Google, Facebook and YouTube to make changes to their operations.
By Stan Soocher
On March 7, 1994, the U.S. Supreme Court decided for the first time that a parody may be a copyright fair use. In the 25 years that followed, the High Court’s unanimous 9-0 ruling in Campbell v. Acuff-Rose Inc., has been cited in more than 500 court decisions. But the Supreme Court’s pronouncement left questions and controversies in its wake.
By Ross Todd
The Ninth Circuit decided that a group of African-American-owned television networks can pursue racial discrimination claims against Charter Communications Inc., the nation’s third-largest cable provider.
By Robert J. Bernstein and Robert W. Clarida
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit recently issued a long-awaited ruling in Capitol Records LLC v. ReDigi Inc., affirming summary judgment in favor of Capitol Records and its record label co-plaintiffs in a case that raised issues of first impression concerning first sale and fair use in the age of digital music distribution.