Music Publisher, ISP Spar Over Post-Verdict Motions In File-Sharing Suit

Mealey's (February 17, 2016, 12:28 PM EST) -- ALEXANDRIA, Va. — In the wake of a $25 million verdict in which a Virginia federal jury found an Internet service provider (ISP) guilty of contributory infringement in its subscribers’ illegal online sharing of copyrighted songs, the ISP and plaintiff publishing company filed opposition briefs Feb. 12 responding to each other’s motions for judgment as a matter of law (JMOL) (BMG Rights Management [US] LLC, et al. v. Cox Communications Inc., et al., No. 1:14-cv-01611, E.D. Va.).

(Cox’s opposition to JMOL motion available. Document #24-160218-048B. BMG’s...
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