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Walking the Fine Line of Fair Use: The Second Circuit’s Decision in Fox News v. TVEyes

Intellectual Property Strategist

April 1, 2018

Written by Crystal C. Genteman

Only a small fraction of television news broadcasts are made available online. For a party to monitor and view all news coverage of an event, it would essentially have to watch and record all news broadcasts 24/7. That’s exactly what media-monitoring service TVEyes did. There was no dispute that TVEyes had copied Fox News’s content. Instead, the issue was whether TVEyes’s service constituted fair use.

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Crystal C. Genteman

Senior Associate

Atlanta, GA

cgenteman@kilpatricktownsend.com