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lawprofaereo

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No. 13-461I
N
 
THE
Supreme Court of the United States
O
N
 W
RIT
 
OF
 C
ERTIORARI
 
TO
 
THE
 U
NITED
 S
TATES
 C
OURT
 
OF
 A
PPEALS
 
FOR
 
THE
 S
ECOND
 C
IRCUIT
A
(800) 274-3321 • (800) 359-6859
BRIEF OF 36 INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND COPYRIGHT LAW PROFESSORS AS
 AMICI CURIAE
 IN SUPPORT OF RESPONDENT
252796
 AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC.,
et al., Petitioners,v.
 AEREO, INC., F/K/A BAMBOOM LABS, INC.,
 Respondent.
D
 AVID
 G. P
OST
Counsel of Record
P
ROFESSOR
 
OF
 L
 A
B
EASLEY 
 S
CHOOL
 
OF
 L
 AW 
, T
EMPLE
 U
NIVERSITY 
1719 North Broad StreetPhiladelphia, PA 19122(215) 204-4539david.post@temple.edu
 Attorney for Amici Curiae
 
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
 Page
TABLE OF CONTENTS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . iTABLE OF CITED AUTHORITIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . .iiiINTEREST OF
 AMICI CURIAE
 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1SUMMARY OF ARGUMENT. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 ARGUMENT. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4I. Petitioners Have Pursued the Wrong Theory of Infringement. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 A. The Wrong Infringer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6B. The Wrong Exclusive Right. . . . . . . . . . . . . .8C. The Wrong View of Fair Use. . . . . . . . . . . .10D. The Wrong Kind of Liability . . . . . . . . . . . .12E. A Dangerous Shortcut . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16II. Aereo is Not Transmitting Performances “To The Public”. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17 A. Only Contemporaneously Viewable Transmissions Are “Performances”. . . . . .20B. One Viewer Is Not “The Public”. . . . . . . . .24C. There Is No “Unique Copies” Loophole. . .29
 
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CONCLUSION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .33 APPENDIX. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1a

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