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Law360 Features Gina Bibby's Fashion-Tech Focused IP Practice
Fashion tech partner Gina Bibby, who recently joined Withers' Los Angeles office, was featured in the Law360 article, "Withers Nabs Fashion Tech-Focused IP Partner For LA Office"
18 Nov 2019
Withers Expands IP And Fashion Sector Strengths With Hire Of LA Partner Gina Bibby
Withers has hired IP partner Gina Bibby in its Los Angeles office. Gina joins Withers from a Los Angeles-based law firm, where she has built on her highly respected fashion technology practice advising start-ups
United States
11 Nov 2019
When Music Artists Can No Longer Sing The Same Tune
The multi-million dollar award issued against Katy Perry for copyright infringement in her chart-topping hit "Dark Horse"
18 Oct 2019
Serie A Gets Tough On Piracy
Italian football league Serie A is taking action against audiovisual piracy of sports content (i.e. the illegal activity of pirate operator websites ...
30 Sep 2019
Brand Wars: Kawhi Leonard Sues Nike
On Monday June 3, 2019, Kawhi Leonard ("Kawhi") filed a lawsuit against Nike in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California in an attempt to reclaim ownership of a logo deemed the "Klaw."
11 Jun 2019
Even Grande-Sized Stars Are Not Immune To Copyright Infringement Claims
In January, Ariana Grande joined a not-so-exclusive and ever-growing club; just like Macy's, General Motors and the National Rifle Association ...
United States
14 Mar 2019
Decision On The California Resale Royalties Act Could Mean More Art Business
On Friday, July 6, 2018, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ("Ninth Circuit") confirmed that the 1977 California Resale Royalties Act (the "California Act") ...
United States
18 Jul 2018
Supreme Court Rules Five-Year Statute Of Limitations Applies To SEC Disgorgement Payments
This week's corporate law news roundup includes discussions of the U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision on SEC disgorgement payments for ill-gotten gains, the Eleventh Circuit's adoption...
30 Jun 2017
Delaware Court Rules On Appraisal Rights And Default Voting Instructions, SEC Settles Charges With PE Fund Adviser Acting As Unregistered Broker And Google Wins Copyright Case Against Oracle
This week's Corporate news roundup includes updates regarding a Delaware court's holding relating to Delaware General Corporation Law Section 262 and appraisal rights in the context of default voting instructions.
United States
16 Jun 2016
La Cina Istituisce Tribunali Specializzati In Proprietà Intellettuale
Tra il novembre e il dicembre 2014 hanno ufficialmente iniziato la propria attività i tribunali specializzati in proprietà intellettuale a Pechino, Shanghai e Guangzhou.
9 Jul 2015
China Establishes Courts Specialising In Intellectual Property Law
Between November and December 2014, Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou courts specialising in intellectual property law initiated their activities.
29 Jun 2015
Image Rights: What Are The Limits To Their Exploitation?
In a judgement published on 9 February 2015 (No. 1699/2015), the judges of the specialized intellectual property ('IP') Section of the Milan Court outlined the limits to the use of an individual's image, in the absence of his/her consent.
29 Jun 2015
Start-Ups Intellectual Property Checklist
Think about the key intellectual assets that your business will have. These are the ones that will generate income. Is it a new product? Is it software? Is it a business idea?
2 Apr 2015
Collecting Societies In The UK – Cracking The Code
In October 2012, the UK government introduced certain minimum standards for collecting societies.
28 May 2013
A Second Circuit Nod To Appropriation Art
The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has recently issued a landmark decision in a closely-watched fair use copyright case.
19 May 2013
Copyright In Photographic Works
The judge in a recent case before the UK Patents County Court considered whether a photographic image reproduced a substantial part of another, earlier photographic image, thereby potentially infringing the copyright in the earlier photographic image.
17 May 2012
Force India Formula 1 Team Limited v. 1Malaysia Racing Team SDN BHD & Ors
The High Court in London yesterday handed down its judgment in the disputes which have arisen between Formula 1 racing teams, Force India Formula One Team Limited (‘Force India’), 1Malaysia Racing Team SDN BHD and its UK subsidiary 1Malaysia Racing Team (UK) Limited (now racing as Caterham F1 Team) its Chief Technical Officer, Michael Gascoyne and the independent aerodynamic engineering and wind tunnel facility providers, Aerolab Srl and its sister company Fondmetal Technologies Srl (‘Aerolab/Fo
17 Apr 2012
Play That Again? Changes To Exemptions From Public Performance Rights
The Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 (sections 67 &72(1B) (a) and paragraphs 15 & 18 (1A) (a) of Schedule 2) has long since afforded charities and not for profit organisations an exemption from the need to pay fees in order to be able to play music at events and in public.
25 Jan 2010
Control & The Brand - Using Copyright To Ward Off Unofficial Tie-ins (Harry Potter Lexicon)
The highly publicised and long awaited judgment on the Harry Potter Lexicon has been announced, with the US court ruling in favour of JK Rowling and ceasing publication of the Lexicon.
8 Oct 2008
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