Apr. 22: Supreme Court Series – American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. v. Aereo, Inc.

 

April 22, 2014 | Room 603

4:00pm registration; 4:15 program; 5:45pm reception
American University Washington College of Law

WCL Glushko Samuleson IP Clinic Response to the Ruling: Court Emphasizes Industry in Aereo Case, Despite Clinic Brief

In PIJIP’s ongoing Supreme Court Series, a panel of counsel for amici and parties will discuss the case on the afternoon following oral argument before the Court.

Panel:

  • Caitlin Hall, Associate, Kellogg Huber Hansen Todd Evans & Figel
  • Matthew Williams, Associate, Mitchell, Silberberg & Knupp LLP
  • Robert Garrett, Partner, Arnold and Porter LLP
  • Peter Jaszi, Professor, American University Washington College of Law
  • Mitch Stoltz, Staff Attorney, Electronic Frontier Foundation

Moderated by Prof. Michael Carroll, American University Washington College of Law

UPDATE:

Decision: July 25, 2014
Argument: Transcript; Audio

Issue:

Whether a company “publicly performs” a copyrighted television program when it retransmits a broadcast of that program to thousands of paid subscribers over the Internet.

Briefs:

Brief of petitioners American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., et al.
Brief of respondent Aereo, Inc., fka Bamboom Labs, Inc.

Amicus Briefs:

Brief amicus curiae of The Media Institute
Brief amici curiae of Professors Peter S. Menell and David Nimmer
Brief amici curiae of The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP), et al.
Brief amicus curiae of American Intellectual Property Law Association
Brief amici curiae of The National Association of Broadcasters, et al.
Brief amicus curiae of BSA / The Software Alliance in support of neither party
Brief amici curiae of Center for Democracy & Technology, et al. in support of neither party
Brief amici curiae of Viacom, Inc., et al.
Brief amicus curiae of Washington Legal Foundation
Brief amici curiae of National Football League and Major League Baseball
Brief amicus curiae of Cablevision Systems Corp.
Brief amici curiae of Copyright Alliance and Various Professors
Brief amicus curiae of Ralph Oman, Former Register of Copyrights of the United States
Brief amicus curiae of New York Intellectual Property Law Association
Brief amici curiae of Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, et al.
Brief amicus curiae of The Patent, Trademark & Copyright Section of the Bar Association of the District of Columbia
Brief amici curiae of International Center for Law & Economics, et al.
Brief amici curiae of Time Warner Inc. and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.
Brief amici curiae of Small and Independent Broadcasters
Brief amici curiae of Computer & Communications Industry Association and Mozilla Corporation
Brief amici curiae of FilmOn X, LLC, et al.
Brief amici curiae of DISH Network L.L.C., et al.
Brief amici curiae of 36 Intellectual Property and Copyright Law Professors
Brief amici curiae of Law Professors and Scholars
Brief amici curiae of The Consumer Federation of America, et al.
Brief amicus curiae of American Cable Association
Brief amici curiae of Competition Law Professors, et al.

 SCOTUSblog Entry: American Broadcasting Co. v. Aereo, Inc.