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Judge Posner orders Sherlock Holmes estate to pay attorneys’ fees for “form of extortion” *

USA - October 1 2014
In another scathing opinion against the Sherlock Holmes estate, Judge Richard A. Posner ordered the estate to pay attorneys’ fees for bringing…


Copying is not the ultimate test for copyright infringement *

USA - August 8 2014
Copying alone is insufficient to establish copyright infringement, according to the U. S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. In an infringement…


Judge Posner solves Sherlock Holmes copyright case *

USA - July 30 2014
The original character of the famous detective Sherlock Holmes, along with his sidekick, Dr. John H. Watson, are no longer subject to copyright…


“Continuing wrong” doctrine rejected by Tenth Circuit *

USA - February 5 2014
Rejecting the continuing wrong doctrine, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit recently held that copyright owners must bring their…


Joint ownership of trademark rights disfavored with acquisitions *

USA - March 29 2013
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit held that when acquiring the assets of a business in its entirety, the purchaser also is presumed to…


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