Second Circuit Rejects TVEyes’s Fair Use Defense For Online Service Allowing Users To Watch Fox News Content

Fitzpatrick Case Update
February 28, 2018

On February 27, 2018, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in Fox News Network, LLC, v. TVEyes, Inc. (No. 15-3885) held that certain aspects of TVEyes’s service—which allows users to watch video clips excerpted from programming on Fox News and other channels—are not protected by the copyright fair use doctrine under 17 U.S.C. § 107.

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