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Beholder Productions, Inc. v. Catona, et al.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • June 17 2009

The court granted summary judgment for defendants, dismissing plaintiff’s copyright infringement suit


Latin American Music Co., Inc., et al. v. Archdiocese of San Juan of the Roman Catholic and Apostolic Church, et al
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • March 24 2010

Court holds that Section 412 of the Copyright Act, which prohibits awarding attorney's fees for an infringement that began after first publication of the work and before the effective date of its registration, does not apply to a prevailing defendant


Cohen v. G&M Realty L.P.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • November 27 2013

In matter of first impression, district court denies preliminary injunction under federal Visual Artists Rights Act (VARA) to graffiti artists


Jordan v. Sony BMG Music Entertainment Inc., et al
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • December 16 2009

Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals holds that plaintiff was time-barred under the Copyright Act from suing for co-ownership of defendant’s copyright because more than three years had elapsed since defendant registered with the Copyright Office; court also holds that the copyright registration solely in defendant’s name was sufficient to put the plaintiff on constructive notice that defendant claimed sole ownership in the work


Bridgeport Music, Inc, et al v UMG Recordings, Inc, et al
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • November 11 2009

Sixth Circuit affirms a jury verdict which found defendants willfully infringed plaintiff’s musical composition copyright; court rejects defendants’ argument that district court erred in jury instructions about substantial similarity, fair use and willful infringement


MDY Industries, LLC v. Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. et al.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • February 11 2009

Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. (Blizzard) is the creator and operator of the popular online computer game World of Warcraft (WoW


Scottish American Media, LLC, et al. v. NBC Universal, Inc., et al.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • May 6 2009

Plaintiffs developed an idea for a televised song competition called Battle of the States in which musical groups from all 50 states would compete, the public would select the winner by a telephone vote, and the winning state would host the finals the following year


Stan Lee Media, Inc. v. Conan Sales Co., LLC
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • February 16 2012

District court denies plaintiff’s motion to void 2002 bankruptcy order approving settlement transferring intellectual property rights in "Conan the Barbarian" character to defendants, holding that plaintiff failed to establish any due process violations or fraud on the court voiding the order


RealNetworks, Inc, et al v DVD Copy Control Association, Inc, et al
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • March 10 2010

RealNetworks settles with major motion picture studios and DVD CCA over its RealDVD software and agrees to have distribution of its software enjoined


Janky v. Lake County Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • August 12 2009

The Seventh Circuit finds that a song was a joint work, as a matter of law, where a songwriter’s fellow band member recommended changes which accounted for ten percent of the copyrighted song’s lyrical content and was listed as a co-author on the copyright registration