Current Pending Cases – Civil

City of Knoxville, Tennessee v. Netflix, Inc. (Definition of CCVSA)

Style: City of Knoxville, Tennessee v. Netflix, Inc.

TSC Docket No.: M2021-01107-SC-R23-CV

Federal Court No.: 3:20-CV-00544-DCLC-DCP

Link to Federal Court Certification Order: http://tre.birddoglaw.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/9/2022/01/Certification-Order-in-Knoxville-v.-Netflix.pdf

Certified Question: Pursuant to Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 23, a certification order was filed in this Court on September 20, 2021, by the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee. Briefs have now been filed pursuant to Section 7, and, upon consideration of the certification order and the briefs filed by the parties, this Court accepts certification of the following question of law: Whether Netflix and Hulu are video service providers, as that term is defined in the relevant provision of the CCVSA, Tenn. Code Ann. § 7-59-303(19).

Certification Accepted: January 19, 2022

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Amicus Briefs Permitted:  None

Oral Argument Date: May 3, 2022

Link to Oral Argument Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pKR4zwy0mZA

Date of TSC Opinion:  none to date

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