In Re : DMCA Section 512(h) Subpoena to Twitter, Inc.

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REQUEST to the Clerk for Issuance of a Subpoena Pursuant to 17 U.S.C. 512(h) to Identify Alleged Infringers by BBC Worldwide Limited. (mclS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 8/3/2018) (Additional attachment(s) added on 8/6/2018: #1 Receipt for filing fee) (mclS, COURT STAFF).

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Case 4:18-mc-80129-DMR Document 1 Filed 08/03/18 Page 1 of 2 1 2 3 4 KILPATRICK TOWNSEND & STOCKTON LLP DAVID K. CAPLAN (State Bai* No. 181174) 9720 Wilshire Blvd PH Beverly Hills, CA 90212-2018 Telephone: 310-248-3830 Facsimile: FILED 310-860-0363 5 6 00 7 -< AIJG 03 Attorneys for Petitioner BBC Worldwide Limited t/a BBC Studios (Distribution) CLERK, U.S. DISTRICT COURT SUSAN Y. SOONG >v northern DISTRICT Or CALIFORNIAC^ 8 9 5^- UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 10 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA CV 18 80 129MISC 11 12 IN RE: DMCA SECTION 512(h) SUBPOENA TO TWITTER, INC. 13 Case No.: BBC WORLDWIDE LIMITED T/A BBC STUDIOS (DISTRIBUTION)'S REQUEST 14 TO THE CLERK FOR ISSUANCE OF A SUBPOENA PURSUANT TO 17 U.S.C. § 15 512(h) TO IDENTIFY ALLEGED INFRINGERS 16 17 18 Petitioner BBC Worldwide Limited t/a BBC Studios (Distribution) ("BBC Studios"), by 19 20 and through its undersigned counsel ofrecord, hereby requests that the Clerk ofthis Court issue a 21 subpoena directed to Twirter, Inc. ("Twitter") to identify an alleged infringer or infringers, 22 pursuant to the Digital Millermium Copyright Act ("DMCA"), 17 U.S.C. §512(h) (the 23 "Subpoena"). Acopy of the proposed Subpoena is attached hereto as Exhibit 2to the Declaration 24 25. of David K. Caplan ("Caplan Decl."). The requested subpoena relates to infringing material that BBC Studios discovered on the 26 websites <> and <>, which BBC Studios is informed and believes are 27 28 operated by Twitter. The infringing material includes, without limitation, unauthorized copies of KILPATRICK TOWNSEND & STOCKTON LLP a BBC WORLDWIDE LTD'S REQUEST FOR ISSUANCE OF A DMCA SECTION 512(H) SUBPOENA TO TWITTER. INC. j .1™ ^ v BEVERLY HILLS CA 90212 310-24o-3o3U Case 4:18-mc-80129-DMR Document 1 Filed 08/03/18 Page 2 of 2 1 copyrighted photographic content from Season 11, Episode 1of Doctor Who, for which BBC 2 Worldwide Limited t/a BBC Studios (Distribution) is the exclusive licensee. 3 BBC Studios has satisfied the requirements for issuance of asubpoena pursuant to 17 4 U.S.C. § 512(h), namely; 5 (1) 6 BBC Studios has submitted acopy of the notifications required by 17 U.S.C. § 512(c)(3)(A). See Caplan Decl. ^ 3, Ex. 1. 7 (2) 8 BBC Studios has submitted the proposed Subpoena concurrently herewith. See Caplan Decl. ^ 5, Ex. 2. 9 (3) 10 11 BBC Studios has submitted asworn declaration confirming that the piupose for which the Subpoena is sought is to obtain the identity of the alleged infringer or 12 infringers, and that such information will only be used for the purpose of protecting 13 rights under Title 17 U.S.C. §512(h)(2). 14 Caplan Decl. ^4. 15 Because BBC Studios has complied with the statutory requirements, BBC Studios 16 respectfully requests that the Clerk expeditiously issue and sign the proposed Subpoena pursuant 17 to 17 U.S.C. §512(h)(4) and return it to the undersigned counsel for service on the subpoena 18 recipient. 19 20 21 DATED: August 3, 2018 Respectfully submitted, KILPATRICK TOWNSEND & STOCKTON LLP 22 23 / By: 24 DAVID K. CAPLAN 25 Attorneys for Petitioner BBC Worldwide Limited t/a BBC Studios (Distribution) 26 27 28 KILPATRICK TOWNSEND & STOCKTON LLP BBC WORLDWIDE LTD'S REQUEST FOR ISSUANCE OF A DMCA SECTION 512(H) SUBPOENA TO TWITTER, INC. -2- 9720 WILSHIRE BLVD, PH BEVERLY HILLS, CA 90212 310-248-3830

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