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Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
The "work made for hire" doctrine is a fundamental aspect of U.S. copyright law. It allows someone paying for the creation of a copyrightable work to own the copyright in that commissioned work.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
As regular readers of Socially Aware already know, there are many potential traps for companies that use photographs or other content without authorization from the copyright owners.
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
Since the 1989 case of Rogers v. Grimaldi, 875 F.2d 994 (2d Cir. 1989), courts have applied the Rogers test when an artistic work is alleged to have infringed...
BakerHostetler
One of the perks of putting together advertising news is covering entertainers, influencers and social media figures. It grants us a peek at what's new and (sometimes) ...
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
The Court of Federal Claims ("CFC") recently held that claims of copyright infringement related to the distribution and display of a photograph posted online in 2004
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
Through the efforts of the Georgia Intellectual Property (IP) Alliance (GIPA) — a non-profit organization that is bringing together community and lay leaders
Venable LLP
Supermodel Jelena Noura "Gigi" Hadid was not the first celebrity to be photographed by paparazzi and then to post the resulting photo to social media
Venable LLP
Supermodel Jelena Noura "Gigi" Hadid was not the first celebrity to be photographed by paparazzi and then to post the resulting photo to social media, nor was she the first to be subsequently ...
Pryor Cashman LLP
Contributing to a growing body of authority in the Southern District of New York dismissing copyright claims for lack of similarity as a matter of law.
BakerHostetler
Last week, one of South Korea's largest firms announced plans to develop a blockchain-based music copyright management system.
Venable LLP
Earlier this year, a unanimous Supreme Court held that a copyright owner may not file an infringement lawsuit until the Copyright Office has acted to register the owner's application.
Weintraub Tobin Chediak Coleman Grodin Law Corporation
The Supreme Court is set to hear the case of Allen v. Cooper which addresses the constitutionality of the Copyright Remedy Clarification Act ("CRCA").
Weintraub Tobin Chediak Coleman Grodin Law Corporation
LinkedIn is a popular professional networking website with more than half a billion members. Many of its users
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
In this Q&A, Finnegan attorneys Brian Kacedon, Adriana Burgy, Marcus Childress, Samhitha Medatia, and Christina Yang provide an overview of intellectual property laws and regulations
Tactical Law Group LLP
Software companies who use aggressive software audits to increase revenues often threaten their customers with lawsuits for copyright infringement and breach of contract
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
In a recent decision concerning rights in works created by Italian composer Ennio Morricone, the Second Circuit provided some guidance on one...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Last week, Sheppard Mullin partner Neil Popović (SF) secured summary judgment against recognition of a €2 million ($2.2 million)
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
Mercedes-Benz Suit Against Street Artists Allowed to Proceed Mercedes-Benz brought a declaratory judgment action against four street artists who saw their work prominently displayed...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
In January 2018, Mercedes-Benz began a marketing campaign that included photos of its cars in the Eastern Market in Detroit
Holding Redlich
Article discusses recent celebrity IP case and notes key considerations to keep in mind when using celebrity endorsements.
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Randy Wolfe asserted a copyright infringement lawsuit in California federal court alleging that Led Zeppelin's 70s hit ‘Stairway to Heaven'
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
This week, pop-star Ariana Grande (known for her hit songs like Thank U, Next and 7 Rings) brought suit in the Central District of California against retailer Forever 21
BakerHostetler
Last week, one of South Korea's largest firms announced plans to develop a blockchain-based music copyright management system.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
A recent decision from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in a dispute between LinkedIn and hiQ Labs has spotlighted the thorny legal issues involved in unauthorized webscraping of data from public...
Weintraub Tobin Chediak Coleman Grodin Law Corporation
LinkedIn is a popular professional networking website with more than half a billion members. Many of its users
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Last week, Sheppard Mullin partner Neil Popović (SF) secured summary judgment against recognition of a €2 million ($2.2 million)
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
In a recent decision concerning rights in works created by Italian composer Ennio Morricone, the Second Circuit provided some guidance on one...
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
The Third Circuit—in a case of first impression—recently held that a full-body banana costume was copyrightable under the Supreme Court's decision...
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
In this Q&A, Finnegan attorneys Brian Kacedon, Adriana Burgy, Marcus Childress, Samhitha Medatia, and Christina Yang provide an overview of intellectual property laws and regulations
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
The Court of Federal Claims ("CFC") recently held that claims of copyright infringement related to the distribution and display of a photograph posted online in 2004
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