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Dismissal but No Fees for Innocent BitTorrent Defendant
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 29 2016

Addressing whether a copyright infringement action based solely on IP addresses is frivolous or unreasonable, such that attorneys’ fees should be


No Appellate “Second Guessing” of Witness Credibility Determinations
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 29 2016

Addressing whether nearly identical opening song lyrics showed copying and whether to give more weight to testimony from witnesses who contradicted


Disparagement Proscription of 2(a) Is Unconstitutional
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 29 2016

In the last several decades, the disparagement provision of 2(a) of the Lanham Act has become a more frequent basis for rejection or Cancellation


Ravens’ fair use defense won’t fly
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 28 2010

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, reversing the district court, found that the NFL’s Baltimore Ravens’ unauthorized use of its previously adjudicated infringing logo design in highlight film was not a fair use


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


It’s the words, not the ideas, that are copyrightable
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • August 29 2013

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit dismissed a lawsuit claiming that Elton John and his songwriter partner Bernie Taupin had


The idea of yoga versus the expression of it
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • November 30 2015

Affirming the district court’s grant of partial summary judgment, the U. S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit concluded that a sequence of yoga


Unflattering photoa blogger’s paradise?
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 30 2015

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of defendant based on an


Scarlett? Rhett? Frankly my dear, I don’t give a damn
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 31 2011

The U.S. Court of Appeals for Eighth Circuit ruled that copyright holders deserve protection of characters even after images containing such characters have entered the public domain


No copyright in individual contributions to a film
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 29 2015

Citing the U.S. Court of Appeals Ninth Circuit’s recent en banc decision in Garcia v. Google (IP Update, Vol. 18, No. 6), the United States Court of