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MPD accessories wins copyright battle over textile designs against urban outfitters

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • June 16 2014

Fashion retailers beware that lovely textile sample catching your eye could contain a copyrighted design. The United States District Court

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

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

Another fair-use victory for the studios: makers of South Park immune from copyright infringement claim of viral video creator

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 28 2011

South Park Digital Studios, Comedy Partners, MTV Networks, Paramount Home Entertainment Inc., and Viacom International Inc. have successfully defended themselves against federal claims of copyright infringement related to an April 2, 2008, episode of the popular Comedy Central television program South Park

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

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • 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

Court orders allegedly infringing website redirected to copyright owner during pendency of case

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 13 2013

The US District Court for the District of Minnesota recently issued a preliminary injunction that required a registrar to redirect all traffic from

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

Failure to act in universal furniture case results in store owner facing personal liability for copyright infringement

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 4 2013

The Fourth Circuit recently held that the co-owner of a furniture store is personally liable for various copyright infringement claims committed by

Supreme Court says Aereo violates the Copyright Act

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 1 2014

The US Supreme Court ruled last week that Aereo, an online video streaming service, violates the federal Copyright Act by performing copyrighted

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

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • 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