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It’s all in the jeans: LA Idol Fashion barred from cloning competitors’ designs

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 11 2011

The makers of “Miss Me” and “Rock Revival” brand jeanswear recently secured a preliminary injunction against LA Idol Fashion by persuading a federal judge that the rear-pocket designs on some of LA Idol’s high-end jeans likely infringed upon their rights in their own pocket designs

Fashion design bill reintroduced in Congress

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 21 2012

On September 12, 2012, U. S. Senator Chuck Schumer, D-NY, introduced S.3523, the Innovative Design Protection Act of 2012

eBay reseller denied protections of first sale doctrine

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2012

The US District Court for the Northern District of California recently issued a decision in Adobe Systems Inc. v. Hoops Enterprise LLC, denying an eBay reseller of copyrighted works the protections of the first sale doctrine

Copyright infringement in the world of celebrity blogging: X17, inc. v. Hollywood.com, LLC

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 14 2010

On November 5, 2010, X17, Inc., a paparazzi photo agency, filed suit against Hollywood.com, LLC, owner, operator, and publisher of a series of popular celebrity fan sites and blogs, including www.hollywood.com and www.worldofjustin.com (dedicated to all things Justin Timberlake

Abercrombie accuses J.C. Penney & supplier of infringement

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 1 2010

Abercrombie & Fitch has accused J.C. Penney and one of its suppliers of copyright infringement

Who owns Superman? Copyright lawsuit over Superman comics continues

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 12 2012

Litigation is ongoing in California federal courts between the heirs of Joe Shuster, the co-creator of the famous Superman comic book, and DC Comics, the division of Warner Bros. that held the rights to the Superman comics for more than 60 years

US Senate bill would extend unprecedented copyright protection to fashion designs

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 21 2010

On August 5, 2010, US Sen. Charles Schumer, D-NY, introduced S. 3728, the Innovative Design Protection and Piracy Prevention Act

Crossfit legal muscle no match for the “CrossFit Mama”

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 25 2014

According to a recent ruling in the US District Court for the Northern District of California, CrossFit may have violated the Digital Millennium

Copyright and trademark issues highlighted during recent controversy over Pinterest’s terms of service

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 26 2012

Any company with an online presence, especially one that allows users or subscribers to post content or images, should carefully consider applicable intellectual property laws and take steps to ensure that its website’s terms of service are at all times appropriately tailored to provide adequate protection for the company while simultaneously serving the specific needs of the site and its users

Seventh Circuit case regarding copyright liability for embedding infringing videos brings major industry players to the table as amici

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 1 2012

What started as a copyright litigation between two relatively minor parties has morphed into an appeal before the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit that has seen amici briefs from the likes of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), Google, and Facebook