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Crossfit legal muscle no match for the “CrossFit Mama”

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • 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

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

“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
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • 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

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

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

Decision against NBC Universal for use of pitched television show concept without compensationcredit being appealed to Supreme Court

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 10 2011

Major players in the entertainment industry should be aware of the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit’s recent decision in Montz v. Pilgrim Films & Television, Inc., 649 F.3d 975 (9th Cir. 2011), a case regarding a pitch for a television show concept

Bill designed to protect innovative fashion designs reintroduced in Congress

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 2 2011

On July 13, 2011, US Representative Bob Goodlatte, R-VA, introduced H.R. 2511, the Innovative Design Protection and Piracy Prevention Act

Copyright owner is not flying high after Fourth Circuit’s decision in Baltimore Ravens ‘Fying B Logo’ case

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 3 2014

Frederick E. Bouchat has once again alleged copyright infringement against the Baltimore Ravens and the National Football League (NFL) over the

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