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Fair use ruling for patent-prosecution firm’s article copying

  • Briggs and Morgan
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  • USA
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  • August 8 2013

Magistrate Judge Jeffrey Keyes recently issued a Report and Recommendation granting summary judgment of fair use in a case that involves a copyright

Supreme Court corner Q1 2014

  • DLA Piper LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 26 2014

Does a company “publicly perform” a copyrighted television program when it retransmits a broadcast of that program to paid subscribers over the

Got a design patent lawsuit? Hire a copyright lawyer

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 21 2010

Businesses involved in design patent litigation would be well-served to consult IP counsel with copyright expertise

Standing out: the Supreme Court eases standard for awarding attorney’s fees in patent cases

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
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  • May 1 2014

In a pair of decisions concerning the recovery of attorney's fees in patent litigation, the Supreme Court rejected the current criteria for both

Should patent owners care whether Costco sells gray market Omega watches?

  • Burns & Levinson LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 28 2010

As the Supreme Court gets ready to hear Costco v. Omega, the amicus briefs have started to appear

Costco v. Omega: extraterritoriality lives to fight another day

  • Burns & Levinson LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • December 17 2010

In a 4 to 4 Per Curiam decision, the Supreme Court affirmed the 9th Circuit decision stating that there is no first sale defense for acquirers of gray market goods made abroad

Consent to assume patent & copyright licenses needed in mergers and acquisitions

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 17 2010

In its September 2009 decision, Cincom Systems, Inc. v. Novelis Corp., the Sixth Circuit ruled that although it is state law that determines whether a transaction transfers a patent or copyright license, federal law prohibits the transfer of such a license without the express consent of the license's originator

ITC starts investigation into certain radio control hobby transmitters and receivers and products containing same

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 14 2011

Horizon Hobby Inc. filed a complaint with the ITC on January 6, 2011, naming over Koko Technology Ltd. of Shenzhen, China and Cyclone Toy & Hobby of Shenzhen, China as respondents

Disposable cameras side with Omega watches: the film empire strikes back

  • Burns & Levinson LLP
  • -
  • USA
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  • November 2 2010

Following the Intel amicus brief in Costco v. Omega, Fujifilm, Seiko Epson and Epson filed an amicus brief in support of the respondent’s (Omega’s) position that the first sale doctrine, which ends the rights of the copyright owner after a sale, does not apply to items made and sold outside the United States

$1 million in costs and fees assessed as sanction for spoliation

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 17 2011

A federal magistrate judge in Maryland has determined that the plaintiffs in a case involving alleged patent and copyright violations incurred $1.05 million in reasonable costs and attorney’s fees for discovery “that would not have been undertaken but for Defendants’ spoliation, as well as the briefings and hearings regarding Plaintiff’s Motion for Sanctions.”