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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


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


Untimely ownership claim time-bars copyright infringement claim where basis of dispute is ownership
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • December 31 2013

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held that a district court properly dismissed a copyright infringement suit as untimely where the


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


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


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


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


Criminal conviction upheld for modifying videogame console
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 30 2014

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit recently affirmed a defendant's criminal conviction under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act for


Walking the red carpet may negate rights of publicity claims
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • August 30 2012

In an unpublished, non-precedential opinion, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit concluded that a display of sample images for which a company provides copyright licenses to end users did not violate a celebrity’s rights of publicity when the celebrity gave implied consent to have her photograph taken on the “red carpets” of various events