CloudFlare Enjoined From Aiding Infringers: Internet Unbroken

The following post first appeared on the Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property (CPIP) blog, and it is reposted with permission here. Just how far does a court’s power to enjoin reach into cyberspace? It’s clear enough that those directly posting or hosting infringing content are subject to an injunction. But what about a […]

Fifth Circuit Permits Ex Parte Counterfeiter Powerslam

I don’t usually write about trademark law, but there was an interesting opinion out of the Fifth Circuit yesterday that caught my eye. Earlier this year, World Wrestling Entertainment (“WWE”) put on its WrestleMania XXX event at the Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana. Between ticket and merchandise sales, these events bring big money. Anticipating the […]

Righthaven Revisited: What the Ninth Circuit Got Wrong

Cross-posted on the Copyhype blog. They say that bad facts make bad law, and that was proven yet again earlier this year with Righthaven’s resounding defeat on the standing issue in the Ninth Circuit.1 I have uploaded a copy of the Ninth Circuit’s opinion to Scribd. I wrote about the Righthaven standing issue this past […]