Federal Court Affirms News Wire Services' Rights in "Hot News" under New York Law

Client Advisory
March 4, 2009

This client advisory discusses the recent case, Associated Press v. All Headline News Corp. 08-CV-323(PKC) (S.D.N.Y. Feb 17, 2008), holding that New York common law recognizes a claim for "misappropriation of hot news" making it unlawful to copy, alter, and disseminate a news reporting service's breaking news.

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