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Lady Gaga: she's no (copyright) monster

USA - May 17 2013 The federal district court in New Jersey has dismissed Stefani Germanotta, a.k.a. Lady Gaga, from a copyright lawsuit filed by composer and record…


Spider-Man lives to web-sling (and sing) another day following settlement of copyright suit

USA - May 2 2013 After infamously departing (i.e., being fired) from the nascent production of the Broadway musical Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, acclaimed stage and…


Copyright owners left legally jet lagged? – the Supreme Court embraces the international exhaustion doctrine

USA - March 20 2013 A multi-year legal drama over the proper scope of certain sections of the U.S. Copyright Act, as applied to goods made and first sold outside the…


Celebrity trademark watch: Kardashians kalled to kourt?

USA - January 15 2013 Kim, Kourtney, and Khloé , the reality-TV triple threat otherwise known as the Kardashians, are going to have to keep up with the federal…


Celebrity trademark watch: Elizabeth Taylor, godmother of celebrity branding, is this year’s highest earning dead celebrity

USA - November 30 2012 The history of celebrity endorsements is over 100 years old, dating back to at least the late 19th century when acclaimed stage actress Lillie Langtry began appearing on packages of Pear’s Soap.  

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