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NCAA appeals ruling on compensation for student-athletes

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 20 2014

On November 14, 2014, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) submitted its initial brief to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

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

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • 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

To track or not to track

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 21 2013

Digital advertising based on tracking users' interests and related privacy concerns have been the subject of many recent news articles. What does

Internet advertising method found to be patent-eligible

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 31 2011

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit held that a method for distributing online media to consumers by having the consumer first watch a paid advertisement constitutes patent-eligible subject matter under 35 U.S.C. 101

X-Men, Incredible Hulk, Spider Man and Captain America illustrator exceptionally gifted artist, but not copyright owner

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 30 2013

Affirming a determination that certain comic book drawings were works made for hire and the artist had no rights to the work, the U.S. Court of

Non-direct competitors may sue under the Lanham Act, doctrine of prudential standing eliminated

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 30 2014

The Supreme Court of the United States has held that the right to bring false advertising claims under the Lanham Act is not limited to direct

Revised Green Guides take on renewable energy and carbon offset claims

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 5 2012

The Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) revisions to the Guides for the Use of Environmental Marketing Claims (the Green Guides) responds to new environmental marketing claims and evolving consumer perceptions and addresses, for the first time, marketing claims about renewable energy and carbon offsets, among other topics

Clip from The Ed Sullivan Show in musical Jersey Boys was fair use

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 29 2013

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit concluded that the use by a musical production company in the musical Jersey Boys of a seven-second

Not every magazine use is fair

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 28 2012

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit sided with a TV news reporter, concluding that the publication, by Hustler magazine, of semi-nude photos of the reporter (which were owned by the reporter) was a copyright infringement and was a commercial use beyond the scope of a fair use defense

Court won’t reconsider prior ruling in NCAA class action

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 15 2014

On May 12, 2014, the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) lost its motion for leave to file a motion for reconsideration of a prior