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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

Is anyone ever really "off-the-record" in the digital age?

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 6 2010

General Stanley McCrystal, Virginia Senator George Allen and Carly Fiorina, among others, have learned the hard way that in today's 247 news, blog, twitter and YouTube world, nothing is "off-the-record" and everything, even the most petty remarks, are up for endless debate

Digital marketing minute: bot fraud hampers digital advertising

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 22 2014

Fraudulent web traffic is an increasingly common headache for digital marketers who work with advertising networks to deliver online ads

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

FDA issues draft guidance on communications over internet and social media platforms

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 22 2014

On June 17, 2014, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA or the Agency) issued two draft guidance documents, providing recommendations for two

Stop the music (or be vicariously liable)

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

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit found a restaurant owner personally liable where the restaurant played recorded and live music

Use of third-party artwork in video backdrop is fair use

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

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed that the unauthorized use of an artist’s illustration in a video backdrop featured in rock

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

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

Use of athlete’s likeness in video game not protected by First Amendment

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

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Court affirmed that the First Amendment does not protect a video game developer's unauthorized use of