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First Amendment protects use of third-party’s trademark in video game
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • December 30 2014

Confirming that video games, including customizable multi-player games, qualify as expressive works entitled to First Amendment protection, a


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


FCC adopts MedRadio Service for wireless medical devices
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • March 26 2009

The FCC also proposed new rules for implantable wireless neuromuscular micro-stimulation devices


Iron Man Composer Battles Tech Giant Sony and Ghostface Killah
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • September 28 2016

The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled in favor of the composer of the 1960s Iron Man theme song, finding material facts in dispute as


Music streaming rights are included in ASCAP’s licenses
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • June 30 2015

The U. S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed a district court ruling that composers and music publishers cannot partially withdraw from


No presumption, but inference of irreparable harm permissible under Lanham Act
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 29 2015

Addressing interpretation of advertising claims when the packaging or label unambiguously defines a claim term and an inference of irreparable harm


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


Right of publicity v. copyright
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • September 30 2010

Reversing a district court’s ruling on a motion for judgment as a matter of law on preemption and standing, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit found that an adult film star had standing to assert copyright claims but his right of publicity claim was preempted by federal copyright law


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


The complications of copyrighted images in the Yellow Pages
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • September 30 2015

Reviewing a spectrum of copyright-Related Issues following the conclusion of a jury trial, the U.S. Court of the Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit