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Not all fun and games in copycat litigation

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • USA
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  • September 11 2014

The gaming industry (and gamers) will be watching two recent US cases with great anticipation. In these cases, law suits have been brought against

You twit face! Protecting your IP in the world of YouTube, Twitter and Facebook: a practical protection guide for the IP owner

  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 22 2010

Social media sites such as YouTube, Twitter and Facebook present significant opportunities for individuals and businesses to communicate with extensive numbers of people in ways never before envisioned

Football Assoc. v. YouTube statutory damages booted for unregistered foreign works

  • Fenwick & West LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 6 2009

YouTube and its parent Google face copyright infringement lawsuits on a number of fronts, including by the English Football Association Premier League

Statutory damages: foreign works and the U.S. live broadcast exemption

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 16 2009

In a class action led by the Football Association Premier League (FAPL) and U.S. music publishers Bourne against YouTube and its owners Google (The FAPL v YouTube Inc. (US District Court Southern District of New York)) filed on 4 May 2007, a U.S. District Court judge held that, because the FAPL did not register its broadcasts of Premier League matches with the US Copyright Office, it cannot claim statutory damages under the US Copyright Act against YouTube in respect of allegedly copyright infringing material uploaded by users to the video sharing site

Barclays Capital Inc., et al. v. Theflyonthewall.com

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 24 2010

After a bench trial, the district court entered judgment in favor of plaintiff financial institutions on their claims of copyright infringement and "hot news misappropriation" against online aggregator of financial information

Google class action settlement: are you in or are you out?

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 23 2009

If you are a copyright owner, author or publisher, there’s a very good chance your rights may be affected by the proposed settlement agreement in the class action lawsuit against Google

Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc, et al v. Fung, et al

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 20 2010

In copyright infringement action against operator of BitTorrent websites, court grants summary judgment to plaintiff movie studios on liability for inducement to infringe

Keywords and advertising: should I buy my competitor’s trademark?

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 23 2008

In some businesses it is fairly common and routine practice: buy the competitor’s trademark as a keyword from Google (or other search engines) and show up in search results when the public searches for the competition’s products

Google: the benign monopolist?

  • White & Case LLP
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  • Global, USA
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  • November 20 2009

There is something about copyright which evokes passion

Fifty Shades of Grey and fan fiction: do you own your user-generated content?

  • Duane Morris LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 12 2013

The book series Fifty Shades of Grey and social media user "terms of service" might not seem to naturally intersect. After all, one is about being