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Is the comic book character copyright infringement saga finally over?
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 29 2015

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit affirmed the district court’s dismissal of a copyright infringement complaint by an entity that has


The Aereo crashed: cheap internet TV thwarted
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 30 2014

The Supreme Court of the United States has now determined that internet streaming services directly infringe the copyrights of several television


Stop the music (or be vicariously liable)
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 30 2014

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit found a restaurant owner personally liable where the restaurant played recorded and live music


Cheap internet TV thwarted?
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • June 30 2014

Earlier this year, the Supreme Court of the United States agreed to hear a high-stakes copyright case that pitted the huge network television


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


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In an unpublished opinion, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's grant of summary judgment in favor of defendants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


The appropriation artist is a Prince
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • May 31 2013

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, in a case involving allegations, against an appropriation artist, of infringement of photographs


Second Circuit refuses to enjoin Aereo’s internet streaming of broadcast television
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • May 31 2013

Addressing the legality of a streaming TV service that provides internet-streaming of broadcast television programming, the U.S. Court of Appeals for