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Not all fun and games in copycat litigation

  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • 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

Note to musical performersyou are only “entertaining” when you are performing live

  • Dykema Gossett PLLC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 5 2014

All of you Vine Starsyou may think you are entertaining with your online performances, but according to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO

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
  • -
  • 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

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

Limited damages available under DMCA 512(f) for wrongful takedown notice

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 14 2010

Although DMCA 512(f) allows an award of "any damages" for wrongful removal of alleged infringing material as a result of misrepresentations to a service provider, such damages "must be proximately caused by the misrepresentation to the service provider and the service provider's reliance on the misrepresentation," a district court ruled

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

Music company goes crazy over dancing baby

  • MacRoberts LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • March 11 2010

US mum Stephanie Lenz filmed her toddler dancing to the Prince song "Let's Go Crazy" and posted the clip on YouTube for family and friends to see

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

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 26 2010

In a case arising out of the infringing use of BitTorrent technology, the court grants plaintiff copyright holders a permanent injunction against defendants, finding that plaintiffs met all of the factors for a permanent injunction under eBay

Electra Entertainment Group Inc., et al. v. McDowell, USDC M.D. GA., November 6, 2007

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 14 2007

In a case involving unauthorized downloading and distribution, via the internet, of copyrighted sound recordings, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia denied in part plaintiffs’ motion for summary judgment as to statutory damages and costs, but granted the motion in part as to plaintiff’s request for a permanent injunction to prevent defendant from further copyright infringement

EDVA grants summary judgment for Google, dismisses Rosetta Stone’s trademark infringement suit

  • Williams Mullen
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 30 2010

On Wednesday, April 28, the Eastern District of Virginia granted defendant Google's motion for summary judgment and dismissed Rosetta Stone's trademark infringement suit against Google, for "reasons to be stated in his forthcoming Memorandum Order