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 ...

The U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit has significantly strengthened U.S. copyright protection of computer programs. The Court reversed and remanded the Oracle v. Google case. Oracle sued Google alleging that the Android platform infringed its copyrights in the JAVA computer language “API’s...

The Federal Communications Commission by a vote of 3-2 just released its new “net neutrality” regulations. The earth-shaking decision is that the F.C.C.’s order “reclassifies ‘broadband Internet access service’… as a ‘telecommunications service’ under Title II.” That reclassifica...

There is a new impediment for copyright owners trying to police the unauthorized use of copyrighted works in user-generated online content, especially videos. The Federal appeals court Ninth Circuit ruled in Lenz v. Universal Music that a copyright owner has to consider whether “fair use”......

It is reported that Maria Pallante, the head of the U.S. Copyright Office, was abruptly removed from her post on Friday. The removal process was reported to include locking down her computer accounts. According to Billboard Magazine, a music industry trade rag, “Pallante was locked......

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