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Setting the record straight in the DCMA: UK blogger censored by questionable use of US copyright law

  • Foley Hoag LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • August 14 2013

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) is sometimes criticized for creating more problems than it solves. Section 512 of the DMCA provides a

Star Wars Stormtrooper helmets English floodgates open to cross-border IP litigation...?

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • October 25 2011

The UK's highest court of appeal, the Supreme Court, decided that Lucasfilm's UK copyright was not infringed by the manufacture and sale of replica Star Wars Stormtrooper helmets in the UK

Intellectual Property & Technology Update Winter 2012

  • Squire Sanders
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  • European Union, United Kingdom, USA
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  • March 8 2012

Welcome to the Winter 2012 issue of "Intellectual Property & Technology Update," a quarterly publication prepared by the members of Squire Sanders' intellectual property and technology law practice

Lucasfilm wins right to sue in UK for infringement of U.S. copyright

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • August 10 2011

The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom rules on protection of Stormtrooper headgear and justiciability of U.S. copyright in English courts

Common copyright mistakes small businesses make

  • Bean Kinney & Korman PC
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • January 2 2014

Recently, I was asked, "What are the most common mistakes that small businesses make?" There are several, but the first two that came to mind

What is a "sculpture" for copyright purposes? Can an action be brought for the infringement of a foreign copyright?

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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  • Canada, United Kingdom, USA
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  • September 21 2011

In an article published in March 2010, we commented on a decision of the English Court of Appeal which considered the meaning of the term "sculpture" in a copyright context as well as a conflict of law issue

The cost of a tattoo may have just got higher

  • Schillings
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • October 16 2013

While anyone seeking to use a model or high profile individual as part of their business would reasonably expect that any agreement would include the

The Star Wars action figures battle is now over

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • September 29 2011

Lucasfilm Ltd v Ainsworth, 2011 UKSC 39, is about intellectual property rights in the Star Wars action figures which Ainsworth helped to design for Lucasfilm, many decades ago

TMT Legal Update: Richard O'Dwyer's extradition: an update

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • January 7 2013

Richard O'Dwyer, the student accused of copyright infringement, has signed an agreement with prosecutors in a New York court. Following the Home

Enforcement of foreign intellectual property rights - Lucasfilm Ltd and others v. Ainsworth and another

  • Dentons
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • October 5 2011

Once judgment has been obtained, the successful party needs to be able to enforce that judgment against the other party to obtain the remedy granted in the judgment