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Barclays Capital Inc. v. Theflyonthewall.com, Inc., 10-1372

In a dispute arising from an action for copyright infringement and the state-law tort of "hot news" misappropriation, judgment of the district court awarding damages and restricting defendant's publication of certain securities trading information is affirmed in part and reversed in part where plaintiffs' hot news misappropriation claim is preempted by federal copyright law.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 06/20/2011
  • Published 06/20/2011


  • SACK


  • United States Second Circuit