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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

Holy smokes Batman! Court finds Batmobile replicas infringe DC Comics’ copyrights

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

On February 7, 2013, the US District Court for the Central District of California granted plaintiff DC Comics' motion for summary judgment in part

Ninth Circuit holds actor in minor role owns independent copyright in performance embodied in motion picture: Garcia v. Google

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 3 2014

In a case of first impression, the Ninth Circuit has issued a remarkable decision in which the majority holds that an individual actor's performance

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

There’s no place like court: Eighth Circuit rules that studios’ classic film copyrights extend to famous characters in the Wizard of Oz, Gone With the Wind

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 11 2011

The US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit recently ruled in favor of Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. in its copyright infringement suit against several movie image licensors who had been selling altered public domain images of famous characters from The Wizard of Oz, Gone with the Wind, and a number of Tom & Jerry short films

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

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • 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

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

ASCAP rate court invalidates music publishers’ withdrawal of digital music performing rights from the ASCAP repertory

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 20 2013

On September 17, Judge Denise Cote of the Southern District of New Yorkthe Judge responsible for administering the American Society of

MPD accessories wins copyright battle over textile designs against urban outfitters

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 16 2014

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

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

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • 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