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Judge Posner orders Sherlock Holmes estate to pay attorneys’ fees for “form of extortion”
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 1 2014

In another scathing opinion against the Sherlock Holmes estate, Judge Richard A. Posner ordered the estate to pay attorneys’ fees for bringing


Holy non-infringement, Batman!
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 1 2014

The U.S Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a trademark infringement claim, finding that a real computer software


Two-party market: presumption of confusion and injury
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • August 8 2014

Clarifying applicable presumptions in Lanham Act false advertising cases, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed a district


NCAA appeals ruling on compensation for student-athletes
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • November 20 2014

On November 14, 2014, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) submitted its initial brief to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals


Judge rules NCAA ban on student-athlete compensation violates antitrust law
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • August 14 2014

On Friday, August 8, 2014, the Northern District of California determined that the National Collegiate Athletic Association's (NCAA's) rules banning


District court denies summary judgment in broadcast rights class action
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • August 15 2014

On Friday, August 8, 2014, the Southern District of New York denied motions for summary judgment filed by the National Hockey League, Major League


Lack of striking similarity ends The Big C copyright infringement action in the Ninth Circuit
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • December 27 2012

In an unpublished opinion, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's grant of summary judgment in favor of defendants


X-Men, Incredible Hulk, Spider Man and Captain America illustrator exceptionally gifted artist, but not copyright owner
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • September 30 2013

Affirming a determination that certain comic book drawings were works made for hire and the artist had no rights to the work, the U.S. Court of


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


NCAA argues for dismissal of athletes’ latest antitrust complaint
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • September 24 2013

Last week, the NCAA asked the Northern District of California to throw out a suit initiated in 2009 on behalf of former and current NCAA athletes