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Release of earnings call audio recording qualifies as fair use news reporting

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2014

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has concluded that when a copyrighted work itself is considered to be news, dissemination of that

Experience Jimi Hendrix, post-mortem publicity rights

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2014

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, reversing a district court's ruling finding unconstitutional the provisions of the Washington

Hookah manufacturer’s copyright infringement claims go up in smoke

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2014

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed a summary judgment ruling and an award of attorneys’ fees, finding that a hookah water

Copyright registration does not trigger the statute of limitation for a co-authorship claim

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2014

Addressing for the first time the issues of cancelation of copyright registration by a court and accrual of a joint authorship claim under the

Is “insolubly ambiguous” the correct standard to determine compliance with Sec 112?

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 5 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari on a petition challenging the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit's standard for determining when

Fleeting use of work in historic display is fair use

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 5 2014

In deciding the latest dispute in an ongoing battle over the Baltimore Ravens “Flying B” logo, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Applause can come with a big price tag

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 31 2014

Paying tribute to celebrity can sometimes be an expensive proposition. A Chicago grocery store chain found this out the hard way when the U.S. Court

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

No “safe harbor” for BitTorrent website operator

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

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed a summary judgment ruling in favor of seven film studios finding that the defendant induced

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