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“Yep,” Floyd Mayweather, Jr. wins final knockout in copyright infringement suit

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 30 2014

Facedown on the canvas, the boxer slowly opens his eyes. His ears still ringing from the punch that knocked him down, he can vaguely hear the referee

Grades for football prospects copyrightable, but sports writer not offside in use

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 19 2013

Information about NFL draft prospects is not something that one would normally think of as a literary work, unless perhaps written up by, say, Coach

Selling the shirt off Tim Tebow’s back requires a license

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 23 2012

Quarterback Tim Tebow garners a great deal of media attention, and as a result, he sells a lot of jerseys

"Super Bowl Shuffle" dispute settled

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 29 2011

In our May 2011 edition we reported on a complaint filed by the wife of "Super Bowl Shuffle" co-writer Richard Meyer and her exclusive licensing agent, Renaissance Marketing Corporation against Random House for the unlicensed use of the 1985 hit song

One expensive “Hangover”: studio may be forced to pay up for Iron Mike’s ink

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 29 2011

Over the course of four decades in the public eye, there have been many faces of Mike Tyson: heavyweight champion of the world, “baddest man on the planet,” reformed felon, fledgling actor, and, most recently, speech therapist

Super Bowl song owner shuffles into court

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • May 13 2011

The 1985 Chicago Bears ("'85 Bears") was one of the most talented and memorable football teams of all time, both for the team's on-field domination of opposing teams and for the team members' off-the-field antics

Mobile carriers not secondarily liable for copyright infringement on multimedia messaging system

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 5 2011

Mobile carriers are not liable for inducing infringement of copyright on their multimedia messaging system because they did not design the system with the object of promoting infringement, nor did they take any specific, affirmative steps to actively encourage or induce infringement by users of the system, a district court ruled in a copyright infringement action brought by a producer of multimedia messaging content

Google Books settlement would usurp congressional role in revising copyright law

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • May 5 2011

Judge Chin found that the settlement was not "fair, adequate and reasonable," as required by the federal rules, and suggested that it might be able to be approved if it was changed to an opt-in, rather than an opt-out, settlement

Notice of past infringements on online photo site does not obligate operator to proactively screen site

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 5 2011

An online photo-sharing site does not have a duty to search its site for material that infringes an artist's works, even if it has received past notices of infringement of the same works from the artist, a district court ruled

Infringement and circumvention of massively multiplayer online video game yield $300,000 damages award

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • May 5 2011

The court entered a default judgment for statutory damages for trademark and copyright infringement and circumvention of technological measures resulting from the distribution of unauthorized copies of the plaintiff's videogame