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TV-Streaming Service Provider May Seek Compulsory Copyright Licenses

TV-Streaming Service Provider May Seek Compulsory Copyright Licenses TV-Streaming Service Provider May Seek Compulsory Copyright Licenses – In what may be considered a surprise...

Amazon Faces Trademark Infringement Claim

Amazon Faces Trademark Infringement Claim Amazon Faces Trademark Infringement Claim – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit found that internet-based retail...

Justin Bieber & Usher Copyright Infringement

Justin Bieber & Usher Copyright Infringement Justin Bieber & Usher Copyright Infringement – Pop stars Justin Bieber and Usher Raymond will be heading back...

Reasonableness of Copyright Licensing Fees

Reasonableness of Copyright Licensing Fees Reasonableness of Copyright Licensing Fees – A federal district court in New York ruled that Broadcast Media Inc. (“BMI”)...

Google Prevails Over Actress Cindy Lee Garcia

A federal court of appeals reversed an earlier ruling that forced Google to remove a YouTube video portraying an actress making anti-Muslim statements.

Second Circuit Clarifies Polo Trademark Injunction

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled the Polo Association may sell sunglasses with a logo that is similar to the...

Copyright Protection for Recipes – Restaurateur Denied

Copyright Protection for Recipes – Restaurateur Denied Copyright Protection Denied – A federal court ruled that an Ohio restaurateur’s recipes were not protectable under...

TTAB Decisions have Preclusive Effect on Later Litigation

TTAB Decisions Have Preclusive Effect on Later Litigation TTAB Decisions – In yet another intellectual property-focused case, the Supreme Court has ruled that a...

Oprah Wins Round Two Trademark Infringement Case

Oprah Wins Round Two – Trademark Infringement Case Oprah Winfrey claimed a second victory against motivational speaker Simone Kelly-Brown in a trademark battle over...

Graffiti Artists Copyright Infringement Case Moves Forward

Graffiti Artists Copyright Infringement Case Moves Forward Graffiti Artists Copyright Infringement Case – Italian fashion house Roberto Cavalli will be heading to court after...

SCOTUS Ushers in New Year with Trademark Ruling

SCOTUS Ushers in New Year with Trademark Ruling Trademark Ruling – With the New Year comes new decisions being handed down by the Supreme...

USPTO to Increase Efficiency & Decreased Filing Fees

Decreased Filing Fees & Increased Efficiency Promises USPTO Decreased Filing Fees – In what should come as great news to attorneys and their clients,...

Grooveshark Loses Copyright Infringement Case to Record Label Giants

Grooveshark Loses Copyright Infringement Case to Record Label Giants Grooveshark Loses Copyright Infringement Case – Grooveshark became yet another file sharing website to face...
Sherlock Holmes Copyrights

Sherlock Holmes Copyrights – Case Finally Closed

Sherlock Holmes Copyrights Sherlock Holmes Copyrights – The Supreme Court declined to hear a case involving Sherlock Holmes copyrights, leaving almost all of the...
Pizzeria Makes its Case for Trademarking Food

Trademarking Food – Pizzeria Makes Case

Trademarking Food – Pizzeria Makes Case Pizzeria Makes its Case for Trademarking Food – A federal court in Texas ruled that flavors of a...
uhaul vs pods

PODS Beats U-Haul – Trademark Infringement Case              

What began as a trademark infringement case, developed into a battle of possible “genericide” when two popular moving and storage companies went head-to-head in...
Flo & Eddie Inc v. Sirius XM Radio Inc

Flo & Eddie Inc v. Sirius XM Radio Inc – Unhappily Together

Flo & Eddie Inc v. Sirius XM Radio Inc Flo & Eddie Inc v. Sirius XM Radio Inc – In a legal battle questioning...
Warner Brothers Trademark Infringement Case

Warner Brothers Trademark Infringement Case – Keeps Clean Slate

Warner Brothers Trademark Infringement Case – Keeps Clean Slate Warner Brothers Trademark Infringement Case – In a case stemming from the 2012 box office...
Intellectual Property Law - No Dull Moments

Intellectual Property Law – No Dull Moments

Intellectual Property Law – No Dull Moments Intellectual Property Law – With Labor Day quickly approaching, and Back-to-Work and Back-to-School mentality haunting many of...
Protecting 'Pig Sooie' & Distinctive Sounds Through Trademark

Protecting ‘Pig Sooie’ & Distinctive Sounds Through Trademark

Protecting ‘Pig Sooie’ & Distinctive Sounds Through Trademark Earlier this summer, the University of Arkansas, home of the Razorbacks, secured trademark protection for its “Calling...
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