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Andy Warhol's "Prince Series" Ruled Fair Use
So-called "appropriation art" is a common subject of copyright infringement disputes.
United States
8 Jul 2019
False Advertising Litigation Alert: Using A Competing Product To Advertise Your Own May Not Be False Advertising
A reasonable jury could thus conclude that there was no false advertising here, the court reasoned.
United States
5 Jul 2019
Porn Producer 'Strike 3' Strikes Out In Copyright Case
Most of these suits, however, do not name individual defendants.
United States
28 May 2019
Supreme Court Supports Copyright Protection For Fashion And Industrial Designs
On March 22, 2017, the Supreme Court ruled in Star Athletica v. Varsity Brands that copyright law can protect designs on cheerleading uniforms.
United States
28 Mar 2017
Supreme Court Redefines Scope Of Legal Protection For Design of 3D Objects
Here's important legal news for product designers, manufacturers and distributors.
United States
12 Dec 2016
Supreme Court Rules On Availability Of Attorneys' Fees In Copyright Cases
In the US, attorneys' fees generally are not available to the winning party unless authorized by statute or the parties have agreed to permit a fee award.
United States
29 Jun 2016
Was Anyone Hurt? - New Supreme Court Test Raises The Bar For Class Action Plaintiffs
There's good news for companies defending or girding for consumer class actions. On May 16th, the Supreme Court held that plaintiffs alleging so-called "statutory violations" must also allege "injury in fact."
United States
25 May 2016
Supreme Court Decision Will Clarify Copyright Protection For Fashion Designs
On Monday, the Supreme Court agreed to hear arguments in Star Athletica v. Varsity Brands, which could set the stage for greater clarity in copyright law in the fashion and design industries.
United States
6 May 2016
Ruling Maintains That Fair Use Must Be Considered Before Issuing Copyright Takedown Notices
The Ninth Circuit declined to review its earlier opinion in Lenz v. Universal Music Corp. that copyright holders must consider fair use before seeking to remove allegedly infringing content from websites such as YouTube and Facebook.
United States
22 Mar 2016
When The Supreme Court Closes A Door, It Opens A Window
aig B. Whitney and Andrew J. Ungberg's article, "When the Supreme Court Closes a Door, It Opens a Window: Over One Year Later, Aereo May Help Put the Cloud Back on the Court's Horizon" is featured in Landslide.
United States
7 Mar 2016
Ninth Circuit Rules That Copyright Holders Must Consider Fair Use Before Issuing DMCA Takedown Notice
Media companies and other copyright holders may need to change the way they deal with infringing content on the Internet.
United States
16 Sep 2015
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