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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

WPL order dismissing for forum non conveniens

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • April 5 2011

In July, 2010 the High Court of Justice in the UK issued an important software copyright decision in dispute filed by SAS Institute Inc

TK-421: why aren’t you at your post? (and where’s your helmet?)

  • Coats & Bennett PLLC
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • August 4 2011

A long time ago, in a Galaxy far, far away

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

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

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 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

UK Supreme Court holds that U.S. copyright claims are justiciable in English courts

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • September 30 2011

The UK Supreme Court has held that Star Wars Stormtrooper helmets are not sculptures due to their utilitarian nature and consequently do not constitute artistic works under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (CDPA

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 Patton Boggs
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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