Law360 Cheat Sheet: The Battle Over Aereo

June 3, 2014 – In The News
Law360 writes a brief overview of the public copyright battle between Aereo Inc, an online streaming service, and television networks. The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to issue a ruling on this case in late June 2014.

Alan R. Friedman, partner at Fox Rothschild LLP, was quoted speaking on the enticing case, "If Aereo is found to have devised a 'legal' way to bypass needing to pay retransmission fees, broadcasters naturally fear that their customers who currently pay such fees for the right to the copyrighted content will looks for ways to follow Aereo in getting something for nothing."

The full article is available in the June 3, 2014 issue of Law360.