Cases & Deals

Alcoa defends claims of copyright infringement brought by newsletter organization

Clients Alcoa, Inc.

Jones Day was retained to advise Alcoa, Inc. on its defense to allegations of copyright infringement brought by Metal Bulletin Holdings arising out of alleged unauthorized redistribution of weekly newsletters to which Alcoa subscribed. Metal Bulletin Holdings sought in excess of 47 million dollars. Jones Day was hired by Alcoa as replacement counsel and advised the company as to the manner in which to defend as well as on the damages claims. Shortly after Jones Day was retained, the matter settled.