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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
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  • 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

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

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • 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

Barnes & Noble schools former FIT student in IP suit, as Federal Court finds backpack design not copyrightable

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • December 15 2014

A former student of the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) recently suffered a decisive blow in her lawsuit against her alma mater and Barnes &

The new copyright alert system: another weapon in the arsenal of copyright owners

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 21 2013

Following the lead of several other countries, including New Zealand, France, South Korea, and Ireland, the United States has now implemented a

Who owns Superman? Copyright lawsuit over Superman comics continues

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • 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

Dolce & Gabbana in for no easy ride with Peter Fonda

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 30 2013

The journey of Easy Rider is set to become less smooth. On July 16, 2013, Peter Fonda, co-star, co-producer, and co-writer of the iconic film, filed

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

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • 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

Kelsey Grammer, producers of BET’s “The Game” flagged for alleged copyright infringement

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 28 2012

An aspiring scriptwriter has again accused the producers of the BET television series “The Game”including Kelsey Grammer, series creator Mara Brock Akil, and a unit of CBS Broadcasting Inc.of violating federal copyright law by using a script she had written for an episode of the show without compensation

“I scream, you scream, we all scream foristream!” Aereo online video streaming case heads to Supreme Court

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 23 2014

Agreeing to decide a case involving one of the most contentious and unresolved issues in copyright law, the Supreme Court recently announced that it

Pirates of the Caribbean: trade dispute with Antigua & Barbuda threatens US copyright holders

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • Antigua, USA
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  • November 11 2013

Antigua & Barbuda is nearing an all-out war with US copyright holders after a ten-year trade dispute with the United States government. The tiny