March 2015

Béatrice Martinet analyzes Fox Broadcasting v. Dish Network: California Court dismiss copyright claim against time and place-shifting Dish’s streaming service


On 12 January 2015, the Central District of California found that, despite the Supreme Court’s recent decision in Aereo, Dish Network’s streaming services did not infringe Fox’s copyrighted content. However, the Court found that some of these services could have breached the contractual provisions of the retransmission agreements entered into by the parties.