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When is it Ok to Use Another’s Artwork?

Today we take a look at the case of Seltzer v. Green Day and examine the circumstances under which one may use the creative works of another person.  The major issue in the case was fair use of copyrighted material.  The topic ties in nicely with last week’s post, which dealt with Fair Use in the trademark […]

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Fair Use of Descriptive Marks

Today we take a look at the fair use defense to allegations of trademark infringement.  Beware!  The fair use defense in trademarks is quite different from its more notorious cousin, the fair use defense in copyright actions.  In a previous post we looked at Zatarain’s v. Oak Grove Smokehouse to learn the applicable standards for when secondary meaning […]

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