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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

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

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

Flava Works, Inc. v. Gunter

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 9 2012

Seventh Circuit vacates preliminary injunction against social bookmarking site myVidster, finding that plaintiff Flava Works was not likely to succeed on its claim of contributory infringement because no evidence existed of any direct infringement by myVidster users

Corbello v. DeVito

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 8 2012

District court grants summary judgment in favor of defendants, writers and producers of the Broadway musical Jersey Boys, in copyright infringement action brought by widow of author of biography upon which musical was based, holding that defendants had valid licenses and sub-licenses to exploit the biography

UMG Recordings Inc. v. Veoh Networks Inc.

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 28 2013

Ninth Circuit upholds DMCA safe harbor protection from copyright infringement liability for defendant video-sharing site Veoh, affirming grant of summary judgment in defendants’ favor

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

Dillon v. NBCUniversal Media, LLC

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 27 2013

District court denies defendants’ motion to dismiss Plaintiff’s claim for copyright infringement involving reality television series “Stars Earn

Harper v. Maverick Recording Co

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 8 2010

U.S. Supreme Court denies certiorari in copyright infringement action brought by record companies against plaintiff who asserted the “innocent infringer” defense, and Justice Alito dissents

Capitol Records, LLC v. Vimeo, LLC

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 26 2013

District court grants in part and denies in part video-sharing website’s summary judgment motion for safe harbor protection under the DMCA for videos