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Judge Posner solves Sherlock Holmes copyright case

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • 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

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

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

Lack of striking similarity ends The Big C copyright infringement action in the Ninth Circuit

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 27 2012

In an unpublished opinion, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's grant of summary judgment in favor of defendants

Arbitration clause can result in amending an agreement to realize its “essence”

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 31 2013

Timegate Studios, Inc. v. Southpeak Interactive, LLC et al. Due to fraudulent conduct and an "extraordinary" breach of a development agreement, the U

Ninth Circuit eliminates presumption of irreparable harm for trademark owners seeking a preliminary injunction

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 31 2013

In yet another chapter in the epic saga regarding use of the musical group name “The Platters,” the U.S. Court of Appeals for Ninth Circuit

The Aereo crashed: cheap internet TV thwarted

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

The Supreme Court of the United States has now determined that internet streaming services directly infringe the copyrights of several television

FTC employs SAFE WEB Act to assist Canada’s Competition Bureau

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 8 2014

On July 30, 2014, the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland denied Aegis Mobile LLC's motion to quash a Federal Trade Commission (FTC

Judge rules NCAA ban on student-athlete compensation violates antitrust law

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 14 2014

On Friday, August 8, 2014, the Northern District of California determined that the National Collegiate Athletic Association's (NCAA's) rules banning

Identical use of permissible copyrighted work privileged in collective work

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 31 2008

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, in a case destined to be widely cited, held that copyrighted work can be reproduced in a collective work if it is a work that collectively uses material originally published with permission it and uses the identical selection, coordination and arrangement of the work as in the original work