Hot news misappropriation claim survives motion to dismiss

By Ben Lehman and Marie-Louise Mortimer

Associated Press v All Headline News Corp., 2009 WL 382690 (SDNY, 17 February 2009)

Ben and Marie-Louise provide an update on the ‘Hot News’ doctrine and the recent District Court of the Southern District of New York case which considered the application of ‘hot news’ misappropriation in the context of an internet-based news headlines aggregation service.

You can obtain a copy of this article in the Oxford University Press  ‘Journal of Intellectuap Property Law & Practice‘ in Volume 4, Number 7, July 2009.

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