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Winter 2014 federal copyright and trade secret legislation update

  • Venable LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 21 2014

Several bills under consideration in the 113th Congress would establish or significantly amend certain federal statutes related to the protection

Copyright trade dress solid combination for furniture manufactures

  • Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 17 2013

Furniture manufacturers have a varied arsenal when it comes to protecting their intellectual property. A single item of furniture can be protected by

Am. Registry of Radiologic Technologists v. Bennett, No. 5:12-cv-00109 (W.D. Tex. Apr. 11, 2013)

  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
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  • USA
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  • June 25 2013

American Registry of Radiologic Technicians (“Plantiff”) is a nonprofit organization that develops and administers examinations for individuals

Mattel v. MGA Entertainmentthe BRATZ saga continues

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • USA
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  • February 28 2013

In the latest chapter of the dispute between Mattel and MGA related to the BRATZ toys, the popular line of doe-eyed, fashion-forward dolls popular

Mattel v. MGA Entertainment

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 1 2013

Ninth Circuit vacates jury verdict and related damages, fees and costs award in connection with MGA’s misappropriation of trade secrets counterclaim, finding that that counterclaim was not compulsory and not permissible, and affirms attorneys’ fees and costs awarded to MGA under the Copyright Act

Summary of the Innovative Design Protection Act of 2012

  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 19 2012

S. 3523, the Innovative Design Protection Act of 2012, introduced into the Senate on September 10 by Sen. Charles E. Schumer (D-NY), is the latest in a series of efforts by Congress to extend intellectual property protection to fashion designs

Design protection bill sent on for Senate vote

  • Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 28 2012

On September 20, the Innovative Design Protection Act of 2012 (S. 3523) (IDPA) was reported favorably out of the Senate Judiciary Committee

S. 3523: Louboutin, Lululemon, and fashion design: finally getting some respect?

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • September 20 2012

A few weeks ago, the Second Circuit’s ruling in the Louboutin decision made clear that color as a trademark can be protected in the fashion industry

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

Mattel appeals $310 million award in Bratz case, argues trade secret counterclaim was untimely

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 12 2012

Mattel recently appealed a $310 million award for its alleged misappropriation of MGA’s trade secrets and MGA’s attorney’s fees and costs in defense of Mattel’s copyright claim