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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

Posting information on MySpace a “publication” regardless of number of viewers

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 18 2009

The Minnesota Court of Appeals held that the posting of information on a MySpace.com page, which was viewable by anyone with an Internet connection, constituted dissemination of information to the public even if only a few people actually saw it

Social media sites: new battlegrounds for right of publicity disputes

  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 15 2012

Social media websites are quickly emerging as the new battleground for right of publicity disputes, with the ultimate question being an old one what are the parameters of First Amendment protections for corporate, commercial speech?

Columbia Pictures, Inc., et al. v. Bunnell, et al

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 19 2007

The district court granted plaintiff motion picture studios’ motion for terminating sanctions (i.e., a striking of the defenses and entry of default judgment against defendants) based on defendants’ willful spoliation of key evidence

KSR based renewed motion on obviousness is a winner

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • USA
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  • February 26 2009

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a district court grant of a post-KSR renewed summary judgment on obviousness (after denying a pre-KSR motion

Viacom barred from seeking punitive damages in YouTube infringement case

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 14 2008

Viacom was dealt a setback in its ongoing copyright infringement case against Google’s YouTube unit, as a federal district judge ruled against Viacom’s request to add a claim for punitive damages

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

  • Duane Morris LLP
  • -
  • 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

College Network, Inc. v. Moore Educ. Publishers, Inc., 2010 WL 1923763 (5th Cir. May 12, 2010)

  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 24 2010

Plaintiff sued defendant, a competitor in the study-guide market for nursing students, for trademark infringement based on defendant's purchase of "THE COLLEGE NETWORK" as a search-engine keyword to trigger sponsored-link advertising for its competing products

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"

The Google Book Search class action: how your copyrights may be affected by the pending settlement

  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 2 2009

The Google Book Search litigation and pending settlement has been increasingly in the news as the date of the court’s fairness hearing draws near