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Surrender Dorothy: Court Upholds Damages, Injunction for Movie Content Infringement
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 3 2017

The US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit affirmed a summary judgment and permanent injunction prohibiting the defendant from licensing images


Judge Posner solves Sherlock Holmes copyright case
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 30 2014

The original character of the famous detective Sherlock Holmes, along with his sidekick, Dr. John H. Watson, are no longer subject to copyright


Non-direct competitors may sue under the Lanham Act, doctrine of prudential standing eliminated
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 30 2014

The Supreme Court of the United States has held that the right to bring false advertising claims under the Lanham Act is not limited to direct


Alleged breach of implied-in-fact contract for use of a television show idea not preempted by Copyright Act
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 31 2012

In vacating a district court’s grant of a motion to dismiss a breach of contract action against a television studio, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held that the Copyright Act does not preempt a breach of an implied-in-fact contract that included a promise to pay for an idea


Google Books is transformative and therefore a fair use
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • November 30 2015

Addressing the boundaries of fair use in Copyright Law, the U.S. Court of Appeals for Second Circuit found that the making of digital copies of tens


Supreme Court to Review Registrability of Disparaging Trademarks
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 26 2016

On September 29, 2016, the Supreme Court of the United States granted a petition for certiorari to consider the constitutionality of a provision of


Next time, buy the CDs
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 31 2013

Following the lead of other courts addressing statutory penalties for illegal music downloading, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit


Graphic novel not substantially similar to Heroes
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • March 29 2013

In an unpublished opinion, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed dismissal of a complaint for copyright infringement, unfair


New COPPA parental consent method approved by FTC
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 10 2014

The Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) amended Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) Rule (16 CFR 312 et seq.), effective July 1, 2013


The Aereo crashed: cheap internet TV thwarted
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 30 2014

The Supreme Court of the United States has now determined that internet streaming services directly infringe the copyrights of several television