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Price optimization in e-commerce not patent eligible
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 29 2015

In the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision in Alice addressing patent-eligible subject matter (IP Update, Vol. 17, No. 7), the U.S. Court of Appeals


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


Could the Bieb be a copyright infringer?
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 29 2015

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit vacated a district court decision dismissing a copyright infringement claim in a case involving a


“Situs of the injury” for exercising personal jurisdiction over defendant for online copyright infringement is location of copyright owner
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 29 2011

In a decision favorable to copyright owners based in the state of New York, the New York State Court of Appeals held that in copyright infringement cases involving the uploading of copyrighted literary works onto the internet, the situs of the injury for purposes of determining personal jurisdiction under New York's long-arm jurisdiction statute is the location of the copyright holder and not the location of the infringing conduct


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


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


Lanham Act attorneys’ fees awarded in the absence of damages
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • August 31 2011

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held that even in the absence of an award of damages on a Lanham Act false advertising claim, a party can recover attorneys’ fees after obtaining an injunction that confers substantial benefit to the public


FTC employs SAFE WEB Act to assist Canada’s Competition Bureau
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • August 8 2014

On July 30, 2014, the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland denied Aegis Mobile LLC's motion to quash a Federal Trade Commission (FTC


Use of third-party artwork in video backdrop is fair use
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • September 30 2013

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed that the unauthorized use of an artist’s illustration in a video backdrop featured in rock


Copyright law unavailable for removal of anti-Islam video
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • June 30 2015

Overturning a hotly debated district court decision, in a case involving numerous amicus curiae briefs, the en banc Court of Appeals for the Ninth