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Experience Jimi Hendrix, post-mortem publicity rights

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • USA
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  • February 28 2014

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, reversing a district court's ruling finding unconstitutional the provisions of the Washington

Crossfit legal muscle no match for the “CrossFit Mama”

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 25 2014

According to a recent ruling in the US District Court for the Northern District of California, CrossFit may have violated the Digital Millennium

Business law quarterly - winter 2013

  • Dykema Gossett PLLC
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  • USA
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  • January 10 2014

Under the Copyright Laws, copyright owners have the exclusive right to distribute copies of the copyrighted work. That exclusive right, however, is

Trademark, copyright & false advertising newsletter - Fall 2013

  • Kaye Scholer LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 4 2013

Starbucks has waged a twelve-year legal battle to prevent Black Bear Micro Roastery from selling a coffee blend under the marks "Mister Charbucks,"

DC Comics v. Towle

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 22 2013

In action asserting copyright and trademark infringement claims related to defendant’s production and sale of Batmobile replicas, 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

One size doesn’t fit all

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • USA
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  • June 29 2012

Design patents, trade dress and copyrights each have different requirements, resulting in the need for a multi-faceted approach

Counterfeits, trademark infringement, and contributory liability: your vendors are your problem

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • June 18 2013

Counterfeit goods seem to be everywhere, and efforts to police their ubiquitous existence often seem futile. However, a recent decision involving

Ninth Circuit “Betty Boop” decision threatens sports logo, college and character licensing

  • Locke Lord LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 25 2011

Licensing programs for professional and college sports logos, and other character licensing programs have been put at risk by a recent decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. In Fleischer Studios, Inc. v. A.V.E.L.A., Inc., No. 09-56317 (9th Cir. Feb. 23, 2011), the Ninth Circuitwhose rulings are binding on federal courts in California, Oregon, Washington, Arizona, Nevada, Idaho, Montana, and Hawaiithrew out claims asserted by the alleged owners of the copyrights and trademarks in the image of the famous mid-20th century cartoon icon, BETTY BOOP

Golan give me back my work!

  • Coats & Bennett PLLC
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  • USA
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  • February 10 2012

Can Congress take works out of the public domain and give protection to the author?