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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
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  • 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

Court holds "hot news" doctrine not preempted by Copyright Act in internet context; DMCA claim maintained for removal of author information

  • Wiley Rein LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 23 2009

A federal court in New York has ruled that "hot news" claims for misappropriation of breaking news content brought by the Associated Press (AP) against a news-related website, All Headline News Corp. (AHN) are not preempted by the Copyright Act

Trademark keyword advertising: Google rebounds to successfully defend AdWords program

  • Lewis Roca Rothgerber
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  • USA
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  • May 6 2010

On April 28, 2010, the District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia granted summary judgment in favor of Google that its use and sale of "Rosetta Stone" as a keyword in its Adwords program did not infringe upon the Rosetta Stone trademark for language instruction software products

LimeWire lawsuit: the day that free music and music file sharing died?

  • Duane Morris LLP
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  • USA
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  • June 1 2010

LimeWire, a software application that allows for free music and music file sharing over the Internet, has suffered a recent and significant judicial defeat in at the hands of 13 major record companies

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

Summary judgment for YouTube demonstrates importance of complying with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
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  • USA
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  • June 28 2010

A New York Federal Court Order granted summary judgment in favor of Google, and its subsidiary YouTube, demonstrating the potency of the "safe harbor" protection given to websites by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA"

Amazon succeeds in trademark infringement suit

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • May 4 2010

Amazon.com won summary judgment in the U.S. District Court of Colorado regarding its use of the third party mark VIDEO PROFESSOR in a sponsored link on Google

eBay didn’t violate Tiffany’s trademark rights but could be liable for false advertising

  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 28 2010

eBay did not violate Tiffany & Co.’s trademark rights by allowing sellers to list used items from the retailer on its Web site, but the Web site could be liable for false advertising, the Second Circuit has ruled

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

  • Fenwick & West LLP
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  • USA
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  • 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

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