Mashable has consulted the firm’s Tim Bukher on NimbleTV’s recent fair use arguments.
An excerpt of the article follows:
If HBO decided to monetize its app, NimbleTV’s fair use argument would not hold up, says Tim Bukher, a lawyer specializing in intellectual property and technology at Handal & Morofsky.
“Since HBO is the content owner, it is within their right to say, ‘No, you’re not going to provide something we’re going to provide that we’re trying to make money off of,” Bukher says. “At the end of the day, they are the copyright holders so they get carte blanche in the ways they want to exercise their copyrights.”
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