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Copyright Law Does Not Protect Structure and Game Play of Card Game
  • Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP
  • USA
  • May 9 2016

A federal court in Texas recently ruled that the structure and game play of a card game are not protected by copyright law in DaVinci Editrice S.r.l


Paramount Pictures Corp. v. Axanar Productions, Inc.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • May 9 2016

District court denies motion to dismiss copyright infringement claims against producers of unauthorized “Star Trek” films that incorporate numerous


GAO Says Phase-Out of Compulsory License May Be Feasible
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • May 6 2016

A report issued Wednesday by the General Accountability Office (GAO) in compliance with the requirements of the 2014 STELA Reauthorization Act


Summary Judgment Upheld In Avatar Creators’ Favor After California Appellate Court Determines That Film Is Not Substantially Similar To Plaintiff’s Sci-Fi Work
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • May 3 2016

James Cameron's 2009 box-office hit Avatar is the subject of a California idea submission lawsuit that was decided in Cameron's favor both at the


The Supreme Court Will Review the Copyrightability of Apparel in Dispute Over Cheerleading Uniforms
  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • USA
  • May 3 2016

The United States Supreme Court agreed on Monday, May 2, 2016 to hear argument on what one party called “the single most vexing, unresolved question


Section 111 Compulsory License for Internet Streaming Still Up in the Air
  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • USA
  • April 28 2016

The fallout from the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. v. Aereo, Inc. remains unsettled almost two years after


Google Books project gets green light
  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
  • USA
  • April 27 2016

On April 18 2016 the Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal in Authors Guild v Google, thus leaving in place a lower court ruling that Google did


SPECIAL FOCUS: Twitter at Ten: Ten Times Twitter Made Ad Law History
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • April 25 2016

Ten years ago the world was introduced to Twitter, a microblogging site offering users the chance to express themselves just 140 characters at a time


2016 is a Big Year for Radio and ASCAP, BMI and SESAC
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • April 25 2016

The "performing rights organizations" - ASCAP, BMI and SESAC - don't get as much attention in these pages as do the royalties paid to SoundExchange


Take a Note from the Prince of IP (RIP)
  • Holland & Hart LLP
  • USA
  • April 25 2016

Prince - Wax Museum The music world has lost some of its royalty lately. On the heels of David Bowie and George Martin, last week's loss of Prince is