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California’s amended right of publicity statute (California Civil Code 3344.1)

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 3 2008

After unanimous approval by the California Assembly and the California Senate, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed S.B. 771 into law on October 10, 2007, amending California Civil Code section 3344.1

Screen scraping: how to use a bot and not get busted

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 12 2007

Screen scraping is any automated process for extracting content from a website for use in another context

Facing off on Facebook? Trademarks and the social net

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 17 2010

The increasing prevalence and popularity of social networking and similar sites raise new issues for brand owners and celebrities

Effects of recent rulings on the enforceability of open source licenses

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 7 2009

Increasingly, software licensors are opting to license their software under non-traditional license arrangements

Developments in trademark law relating to keyword advertising

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 12 2007

The extent to which trademarks can be used for keyword advertising was a hot topic in the summer of 2007

Exclusive “field of use” patent licensees lack standing to sue alone

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 3 2008

In October, the Federal Circuit held that a patent licensee to an exclusive “field of use” license has no standing to sue in its own name without joining the patentee

Rescuecom v. Google Second Circuit finds sale of trademark as search term is trademark use

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 7 2009

In a much anticipated decision, the United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit recently held that sale of a trademark as a search term for online advertising constitutes a use in commerce for the purposes of trademark infringement

Parody defense to trademark dilution claim

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 4 2007

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has been asked to decide the extent to which parody can serve as a defense to a claim under the Federal Trademark Dilution Act

Lost profits may not be available to parent corporations who license patents to a subsidiary

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 15 2008

The Federal Circuit recently held that a parent company could not recover its lost profits for infringement of a patent when the patent was licensed by a wholly owned subsidiary

No end of trouble? Perfect 10 v Visa International and secondary liability

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 17 2007

On July 3, 2007 the Ninth Circuit issued its decision in Perfect 10 v. Visa International Service Association, No. 05-15170, which addressed the secondary liability of credit card companies, affiliated banks, and data processing services under copyright, trademark, and various state law claims for processing credit card payments for websites that allegedly infringe Perfect 10’s copyright and trademark rights