Media, Copyrights and the Internet

Sabety +associates, PLLC advises an international clientele in Media, Copyrights and the Internet:

Sabety +associates, PLLC has extensive experience representing clients in the intersection of Copyright law, Internet distribution technologies and encryption technologies. Ted Sabety worked on the copyright lawsuits Napster, Grokster, and MP3.com, which were music downloading cases early in the internet music age. Ted also drafted the first major label sound recording distribution deal for EMI Recorded Music, Inc. Our experience in the music and entertainment business advantageously intersects with our experience in the digital technology fields.

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Federal Communications Commission considers a mandate for a digital copyright protection scheme. On August 9, 2002, the Federal Communications Commission (F.C.C.) released its Second Report and Order, In the Matter of Review of the Commissions Rules and Policies Affecting the Conversion to Digital...

2003 Begins with a Flurry of Activity in the Copyright Protection Arena. Range of Media Industry Players File Comments on Broadcast Digital Television Copy Protection Regulations. December 6th, 2002 In response to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding ...

Donald Trump’s Threat to China regarding “theft” of U.S. Intellectual Property May Be a Paper Tiger August 15, 2017.   Donald Trump’s Threat to China regarding “theft” of U.S. Intellectual Property May Be a Paper Tiger. Following up on some campaign rhetoric (see our newsletter from N...

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted in favor of Chairman Pai’s decision to repeal the so-called “net neutrality” regulations December 14, 2017.   The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted in favor of Chairman Pai’s decision to repeal the so-called “net neutrality”...

Public Performance Rights Organizations for songwriters, like ASCAP and BMI (PRO) beat back an effort from the U.S. Department of Justice December 19, 2017.   Public Performance Rights Organizations for songwriters, like ASCAP and BMI (PRO) beat back an effort from the U.S. Department of Justice ...

U.S. Court of Appeals Guts Google’s “Fair Use” Defense against Oracle’s  Copyright Infringement Claim March 27, 2018 The U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit, reviewing the long record in this case in a 58-page opinion, concluded that Google’s copying was a “superseding use [that] is....