Lawyers Weigh in On Supreme Court's Aereo Ruling


Nossaman Partner Stephen Wiman was quoted in the Law360 article, "Lawyers Weigh In On Supreme Court's Aereo Ruling," which featured attorney commentary on American Broadcasting Companies Inc. v. Aereo Inc.

Mr. Wiman stated, "The Supreme Court's ruling in Aereo is a blockbuster win for broadcasters but may not have larger implications."  He continued, "The opinion did not enunciate any far reaching rule. Rather it was limited to a fairly prosaic statutory analysis. Amicus briefs filed feared a ruling in favor of broadcasters would stifle the development of new technologies. The court was sensitive to this, emphasizing that its ruling was limited to the facts before it. According to the court, whether other existing and new technologies such as cloud computing run afoul of the Copyright Act must be left for another day and another case."


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