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The transformative nature of the fair use doctrine: the on-going debate

  • Nossaman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 17 2014

While the 7th Circuit, in Kienitz v. Sconnie Nation LLC, 766 F.3d 756 (2014), affirmed a finding of fair use, the court’s analysis expresses

Motion for summary judgment denied in “Blurred Lines” copyright infringement suit

  • Fish & Richardson PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 14 2014

In August 2013, Pharrell Williams ("Pharrell"), Robin Thicke, and Clifford Harris, Jr. (known by his stage name, "T.I.") filed a complaint for

Full Ninth Circuit to rehear “Innocence of Muslims” copyright appeal, could right earlier panel’s error

  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 13 2014

Fresh on the heels of accepting en banc review of the appeal over the constitutionality of the California Resale Royalties Act, the Ninth Circuit

Ninth Circuit to reconsider the curious copyright case requiring YouTube to take down all copies of anti-Islamic film

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 13 2014

Earlier this year, Socially Aware noted a peculiar decision out of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals holding that an actress owns a copyright

HarperCollins Publishers LLC v. Open Road Integrated Media LLP

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 6 2014

District court grants publisher's motion for permanent injunction to enjoin defendant from publishing e-book version of children's novel Julie of the

Vijay v. Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp.

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 3 2014

District court declines to find that preemption warrants dismissal of all claims brought by actor in "Titanic," but grants defendant film companies'

Broadcast television Internet streaming service Aereo denied from using compulsory licensing

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 31 2014

This summer we reported on a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that held that Aereo Inc.’s broadcast television Internet streaming service constituted an

BitTorrent: motion to quash is not a proper vehicle for severing does

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 29 2014

Judge Leinenweber denied Doe 39s motion to quash a pre-discovery subpoena in this BitTorrent case involving the motion picture “Under the Bed.” At

The Marvel of intellectual property rights: how Jack Kirby will be remembered for his contributions to the Marvel universe

  • Baldwins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 28 2014

In early 2013, the US 9th Circuit Court of Appeal affirmed Warner Bros and DC Comics’ ownership of all Superman intellectual property rights. That

Aereo fails to turn lemons into lemonade TV retransmission service blocked by preliminary injunction

  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 28 2014

In June, the Supreme Court of the United States found that the Aereo TV service, which allowed subscribers to stream free-to-air television