Dismissal for BBC and UK Based Documentary Producer (2018)

February 23, 2018

In The Carsey-Werner Company, LLC v. British Broadcasting Corp., et al., LP&S successfully obtained a dismissal for a UK based documentary producer and the BBC for lack of personal jurisdiction of a claim for infringement of U.S. Copyright.  The UK produced and distributed a documentary about claims against Bill Cosby for alleged sexual assault, and used “Cosby Show” clips.   The case raised issues about geo-blocking.