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

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • 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

NFL and MLB urge Supreme Court to declare Aereo’s live broadcast transmission service illegal under the Copyright Act

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 9 2013

On October 11, a group of networks including Fox Television Stations, Inc., Univision Television Group, and American Broadcasting Companies, Inc

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
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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

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
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  • 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

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

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • 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

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

Copyright infringement in the world of celebrity blogging: X17, inc. v. Hollywood.com, LLC

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • 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
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  • USA
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  • 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

Copyright issues involving content sharing websites reach federal court: Perfect 10 sues Tumblr for copyright infringement

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • May 24 2012

A federal court may finally have the opportunity to address the widely debated copyright issues surrounding social media websites such as Pinterest, Facebook, and Tumblr