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Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. v. Professional Real Estate Investors, Inc.
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
866 F.2d 278 (1989)
Professional Real Estate Investors, Inc.’s (defendant) hotel, La Mancha, rented videodisc movies from its gift shop to its guests for a daily fee per disc. Guests viewed the videodisc movies in their rooms, each of which was equipped with a large-screen projection television and videodisc player. Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. (plaintiff) brought suit for infringement after learning of these activities at La Mancha.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (O’Scannlain, J.)
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