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Seven sins intellectual property mistakes start-up technology companies should avoid
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • February 23 2010

The start-up company often is an exciting and fast moving entity


California’s amended right of publicity statute (California Civil Code 3344.1)
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • March 3 2008

After unanimous approval by the California Assembly and the California Senate, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed S.B. 771 into law on October 10, 2007, amending California Civil Code section 3344.1


Screen scraping: how to use a bot and not get busted
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • October 12 2007

Screen scraping is any automated process for extracting content from a website for use in another context


Intellectual Property Bulletin Fall 2015
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • December 22 2015

Based on the defense of fair use, the Second Circuit affirmed summary judgment for Google in the decade-long copyright battle between an authors


Football Assoc. v. YouTube statutory damages booted for unregistered foreign works
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • October 6 2009

YouTube and its parent Google face copyright infringement lawsuits on a number of fronts, including by the English Football Association Premier League


Exclusive “field of use” patent licensees lack standing to sue alone
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • March 3 2008

In October, the Federal Circuit held that a patent licensee to an exclusive “field of use” license has no standing to sue in its own name without joining the patentee


The Fourth Circuit finds that a successful parody does not dilute famous mark
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • May 20 2008

Louis Vuitton Malletier bore the brunt of the joke when the Fourth Circuit found that Haute Diggity Dog’s parody use of “Chewy Vuiton” on dog toys does not dilute its famous LOUIS VUITTON mark


Facing off on Facebook? Trademarks and the social net
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • March 17 2010

The increasing prevalence and popularity of social networking and similar sites raise new issues for brand owners and celebrities


Trademarks in meta-tags: heard, but not seen
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • July 15 2008

The Eleventh Circuit recently decided that use of a competitor’s trademark in meta-tags is use in commerce for purposes of trademark infringement


To use spam or not to use spam, that is the trademark question
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • March 3 2008

In November, the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board thwarted the efforts of Hormel to prevent software maker Spam Arrest from using the word spam as part of its “SPAM ARREST” trademark