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Leveyfilm, Inc. v. Fox Sports Interactive Media, LLC

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 8 2014

Fox Sports Interactive Media, LLC and related entities obtained summary judgment in copyright infringement action brought by owner of photograph used

The Sheldon Abend Revocable Trust v. Spielberg

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 29 2010

Court grants the producers of the motion picture Disturbia summary judgment in a copyright infringement action brought by the owner of the copyright to Rear Window, the short story made into an Alfred Hitchcock film, finding that the common elements between the two works are not protectible

Authors Guild, Inc. v. HathiTrust

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 16 2014

Second Circuit rules that doctrine of “fair use” allows consortium of university libraries to create full-text searchable database of copyrighted

American Broadcasting Cos. v. Aereo, Inc.

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 30 2014

U.S. Supreme Court holds that Aereo's near-contemporaneous transmission of broadcast television programs over Internet to subscribers violates

Klinger v. Conan Doyle Estate, Ltd.

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 16 2014

Seventh Circuit rules that editor of anthology of stories featuring Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson characters did not need

Slate v. American Broadcasting Companies, Inc.,

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 3 2013

District court grants summary judgment in favor of ABC News and related entities, finding that investigative journalist Gregory Slate was equitably

Jules Jordan Video, Inc. v. 144942 Canada Inc

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 25 2010

Ninth Circuit holds that adult filmmaker’s right of publicity claim under California state law is preempted by the federal Copyright Act and that the district court erred in entering judgment as a matter of law that plaintiff employee lacked standing to sue for infringement under the “work for hire” doctrine where plaintiff employer and plaintiff employee were one and the same

Marvel Worldwide, Inc. v. Kirby

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 3 2011

District court grants motion for summary judgment in favor of plaintiffs, comic book publishers, against defendants, the heirs of comic book artist Jack Kirby, finding that the works at issue were works made for hire under the Copyright Act of 1909, and that the plaintiffs owned the copyrights in those works

Flowserve Corp. v. Hallmark Pump Co., Inc

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 27 2011

Court grants summary judgment in favor of plaintiffs, on claims that defendant’s use of two copyrighted images of plaintiffs’ products on its website constituted both willful copyright infringement and willful false advertising

Tetris Holding, LLC v. XIO Interactive, Inc

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 6 2012

District court grants summary judgment in favor of plaintiffs and denies summary judgment to defendant on copyright infringement claim, finding as a matter of law that defendant did not merely copy rules and functionality of video game Tetris, but copied game’s entire “look and feel” and that elements of defendant’s game Mino were substantially similar to protectible elements of plaintiff’s game