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Postage stamp of photo depicting Korean War Memorial is not a fair use

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 10 2010

Frank Gaylord sued the US government as the result of the Postal Service's decision to issue a 37-cent stamp depicting a portion of the Korean War Memorial ("Memorial"

Whirlpool sued by artist over designs for kitchenaid mixers

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 10 2013

Plaintiff Nicole Dinardo designs and sells hand painted KitchenAid Mixers. Whirlpool, which owns KitchenAid, allegedly approached Dinardo regarding

George Clinton’s use of “dog” and panting in song is copyrightable subject matter

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 20 2009

Bridgeport Music, Inc. (“Bridgeport”), owner of the publishing rights to George Clinton’s best-known work, “Atomic Dog,” sued UMG Recordings Inc. (“UMG”) for copyright infringement

A patentee’s rights are only exhausted by a sale within the United States

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 2 2010

The patent involved single use cameras

Michael Jordan secures victory in 7th Circuit right of publicity ruling

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 3 2014

On February 19, 2014, the 7th Circuit held that Jewel Foods Store, Inc.'s use of Michael Jordan's name and number in a congratulatory ad that also

Enzo Biochem, Inc. v. Applera Corp

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 6 2010

Claims are not indefinite if the intrinsic evidence provides a general guideline and examples sufficient to enable a person of ordinary skill in the art to determine the scope of the claims, even if some experimentation is required

Wyeth v. Kappos, No. 2009-1120 (Fed. Cir. Jan. 7, 2010)

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 19 2010

Under 35 U.S.C. 154(b), a patentee is entitled to patent term adjustments that combine the period of delay caused by the failure of the PTO in meeting certain examination deadlines, and by the period of delay caused by the PTO's failure to issue a patent within three years after the actual filing date

Court rules politician's use of music in a political ad is satire, not a fair use parody

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 9 2010

Musician Don Henley sued Charles DeVore, claiming that DeVore violated Henley's copyright in "The Boys of Summer" and "All She Wants To Do Is Dance."

SiRF Technology, Inc. v. ITC

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 23 2010

The International Trade Commission ("ITC") issued an exclusion and cease and desist order on importation of certain Global Positioning System ("GPS") devices and products after finding that the devices and products infringed certain patents