Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on Stevens v. CoreLogic, Inc.

    On June 20, 2018, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed a district court’s decision to grant summary judgment in favor of defendant CoreLogic, Inc.

    A group of real estate photographers had alleged that CoreLogic violated Title 17 of The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) by distributing their photographs after the company’s Multiple Listing Services software had removed their copyright management information (CMI) metadata. The Ninth Circuit concluded that the real estate photographers failed to show that CoreLogic knew that its action would “induce, enable, facilitate, or conceal” copyright infringement.

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    View the August 6, 2018 update: Stevens v. CoreLogic: Photographers Denied Rehearing of Copyright Infringement Case

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