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NCAA appeals ruling on compensation for student-athletes

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 20 2014

On November 14, 2014, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) submitted its initial brief to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Judge Posner orders Sherlock Holmes estate to pay attorneys’ fees for “form of extortion”

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 1 2014

In another scathing opinion against the Sherlock Holmes estate, Judge Richard A. Posner ordered the estate to pay attorneys’ fees for bringing

Internet advertising method found to be patent-eligible

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 31 2011

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit held that a method for distributing online media to consumers by having the consumer first watch a paid advertisement constitutes patent-eligible subject matter under 35 U.S.C. 101

X-Men, Incredible Hulk, Spider Man and Captain America illustrator exceptionally gifted artist, but not copyright owner

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

Affirming a determination that certain comic book drawings were works made for hire and the artist had no rights to the work, the U.S. Court of

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

Not every magazine use is fair

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 28 2012

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit sided with a TV news reporter, concluding that the publication, by Hustler magazine, of semi-nude photos of the reporter (which were owned by the reporter) was a copyright infringement and was a commercial use beyond the scope of a fair use defense

Court won’t reconsider prior ruling in NCAA class action

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 15 2014

On May 12, 2014, the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) lost its motion for leave to file a motion for reconsideration of a prior

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

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

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