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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


“Who’s on First?” Routine in Broadway Play Strikes Out as Transformative Fair Use
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • November 29 2016

The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit determined that a Broadway play's verbatim use of William "Bud" Abbott and Lou Costello's "Who's on


Stock photo agency need not list all photographs in its compilation
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 30 2014

Joining with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled that a stock photo agency is the


First Circuit stays on the fence regarding application versus registration approach
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 30 2014

Once again failing to choose a side in the application versus registration approach, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit upheld the


Hookah manufacturer’s copyright infringement claims go up in smoke
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 28 2014

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed a summary judgment ruling and an award of attorneys’ fees, finding that a hookah water


Release of earnings call audio recording qualifies as fair use news reporting
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 28 2014

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has concluded that when a copyrighted work itself is considered to be news, dissemination of that


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In an unpublished opinion, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's grant of summary judgment in favor of defendants


Is “insolubly ambiguous” the correct standard to determine compliance with Sec 112?
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 5 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari on a petition challenging the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit's standard for determining when


The Bill Graham show goes on and on
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 5 2014

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit concluded that the federal district court erred in dismissing claims for copyright infringement


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