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Revenge porn: "Is Anyone Up" on copyright law?

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 20 2011

Here’s something you probably don’t want fixed in a tangible medium of expression: revenge porn

Lady Gaga: she's no (copyright) monster

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 17 2013

The federal district court in New Jersey has dismissed Stefani Germanotta, a.k.a. Lady Gaga, from a copyright lawsuit filed by composer and record

Dissecting Mr. Rockefeller: First Circuit rejects copyright infringement claim based on unoriginal elements of news photograph

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 17 2013

Clark Rockefeller, aka Christian Karl Gerhartsreiter, lived a double life until his conviction for child abduction in 2009. He was subsequently

The political parody problem

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 2 2010

In a bid to win the hearts and minds of voters, lately political candidates have touted, among other things, their musical predilections

The DMCA: less protection than meets the eye against circumvention of technological measures to prevent access to software

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 16 2010

The anti-circumvention provision of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. 1201, continues to challenge courts in the context of computer software

Autodesk owns your software

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 23 2010

Autodesk owns your software if you (think you) own a copy of AutoCAD, that is

Parallel imports: trademarks, copyrights, and the Supreme Court

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 11 2010

The stage has been set for an issue important to brand-owners and importers alike, the importation of parallel imports or "gray market" goods, to be addressed by the Supreme Court early in the high court's October 2010 Term

Is your investment structurally sound? $1.3 billion copyright verdict illustrates the importance of due diligence

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 2 2010

Last week, a $1.3 billion verdict was handed down against SAP AG, the German software giant, after a lengthy litigation stemming from the acquisition of a company engaged in questionable -- and ultimately infringing -- business practices

Supreme Court evenly split in Costco v. Omega

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 17 2010

On December 13, 2010, after much anticipation in the case of Costco Wholesale Corporation v. Omega, S.A., No. 08-1423, it was announced that the eight Justices of the high court that considered the merits were evenly split, four to four

Update: Blizzard owns your software

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 10 2011

As expected, the Ninth Circuit has declared link that Blizzard's World of Warcraft (WoW) software licensees are just that -- licensees, and not owners -- because the WoW Terms of Use sufficiently restrict the transfer and use of the WoW software