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

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • 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 &

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

Standing is a sticking point in Aunt Jemima post-mortem publicity case

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 20 2015

The alleged descendants of Aunt Jemima (a.k.a. Anna Short Harrington) do not have a valid claim to the great syrup fortune of Pepsi and Quaker OATS

When the music stops: NY Court of Appeals limits meaning of ‘affiliate’

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 24 2015

The New York Court of Appeals recently held in Ellington v. EMI Music, Inc. that the term "affiliates" in a copyright renewal agreement referred only

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

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • Antigua, USA
  • -
  • 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

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

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

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • 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

The online TV streaming debate continues: networks sue barrydriller.com

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

The debate over whether the streaming of broadcast television is legal has found its way to court again

Aereo allowed to transmit live broadcasts court denies motion for preliminary injunction

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 27 2012

In March 2012, a number of networks including Fox Television Stations, Inc., Univision Television Group and American Broadcasting Companies Inc., sued Aereo Inc. (Aereo), a company that provides access to live television broadcasts for display on computers and mobile devices, for copyright infringement in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York

Alleged software piracy by overseas fashion firms gives rise to unfair competition claims in California

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 30 2013

The California Attorney General recently filed two lawsuits in state court against Chinese and Indian apparel manufacturers, accusing the companies