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Fair Use
When is it Ok to Use Another’s Artwork?
When is it Ok to Use Another’s Artwork? 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 – in this...
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Fair Use - Descriptive Marks
Fair Use of Descriptive Marks Fair Use – 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...
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