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It’s the words, not the ideas, that are copyrightable

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

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit dismissed a lawsuit claiming that Elton John and his songwriter partner Bernie Taupin had

In with the new: 2014 privacy, advertising and digital media predictions

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 24 2014

Data privacy and security made the headlines practically daily in 2013. Our second annual Privacy and Data Protection 2013 Year in Review topped 65

Unlike Inspector Clouseau, Pink Panther heirs fail to stumble on favorable theory

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 30 2008

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently affirmed a decision against the heirs of the man who created the Pink Panther and granted copyright ownership to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Inc

FCC adopts MedRadio Service for wireless medical devices

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 26 2009

The FCC also proposed new rules for implantable wireless neuromuscular micro-stimulation devices

Second Circuit revives trademark suit against Oprah Winfrey

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 27 2013

Vacating a district court’s grant of a motion to dismiss a trademark infringement claim against defendants Oprah Winfrey, Harpo, Inc. and Harpo

A combination of non-conclusory factual allegations satisfies Twombly for a Sherman Act 1 claim and can proceed to trial

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2010

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit recently reversed a district court decision dismissing a complaint alleging the defendants conspired to fix prices of digital music in violation of the Sherman Act 1

Alleged breach of implied-in-fact contract for use of a television show idea not preempted by Copyright Act

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 31 2012

In vacating a district court’s grant of a motion to dismiss a breach of contract action against a television studio, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held that the Copyright Act does not preempt a breach of an implied-in-fact contract that included a promise to pay for an idea

Gossip mag’s “fair use” claim in publishing a celebrity’s wedding photos rejected

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

The U. S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit reversed the district court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of Maya Magazines and Maya Publishing Group (collectively Maya), finding that the media company did not meet its burden of establishing that its publication of previously unpublished photos of a celebrity couple’s wedding constituted fair use

New COPPA parental consent method approved by FTC

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 10 2014

The Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) amended Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) Rule (16 CFR 312 et seq.), effective July 1, 2013

The Consumer Privacy Bill of rights redux

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 3 2015

On February 27, 2015, the Obama White House released an "Administration Discussion Draft" of its Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights Act of 2015