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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 &

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

Dolce & Gabbana in for no easy ride with Peter Fonda

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • 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

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

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

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

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • 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

Keeping tabs: model releases can be a source of trouble for companies

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 28 2013

On March 5, 2013, Bassil A. Hamideh (Hamideh), a model-turned-attorney, filed a lawsuit against Dolce & Gabbana S.r.L. (D&G) for the unauthorized

Beastie Boys: (you gotta) fight for your right (to fair use!)

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 16 2013

The Beastie Boys don't play games when it comes to copyright infringement. The legendary hip hop band is waging an aggressive legal battle against a

Who owns Superman? Copyright lawsuit over Superman comics continues

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • 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

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