We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.

Search results

Order by: most recent most popular relevance

Results: 1-10 of 3,171

Shots of Cooking Burgers are Not Protectable Elements of Burger Commercials
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • October 21 2016

Culver Franchising Sys., Inc. v. Steak 'n Shake Inc., No. 16 C 72, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Aug. 5, 2016) (Feinerman, J.). Judge Feinerman granted

Advertising Law Snapshots Volume 1, Issue 17
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • October 20 2016

Court Hold’s “Stock Elements” of Beyoncé’s Lemonade Video Don’t Infringe Short Film

Electronic Frontier Foundation brings suit over anti-circumvention provisions in the DMCA
  • White & Case LLP
  • USA
  • October 17 2016

On July 21, 2016, the Electronic Frontier Foundation ("EFF") filed a complaint against various agencies and members of the U.S. government over

Second Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Copyright Infringement Suit Against Kanye West, Jay-Z and Others
  • Pryor Cashman LLP
  • USA
  • October 13 2016

In September 2015, Pryor Cashman successfully obtained a dismissal of a copyright infringement suit brought against clients

Supreme Court Review Could Impact How Copyright Holders Enforce Their Rights In Online Videos
  • Fay Sharpe LLP
  • USA
  • October 7 2016

When a parent captures his or her child doing something funny or remarkable on video, copyright law is probably not the first thing that crosses their

Not So Happy Together: Punitive Damages Claim Blocked by First Impression Bar
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • October 4 2016

In a case pitting the 1960s band The Turtles best known for the 1967 hit “Happy Together” against satellite radio, a federal court in California

Beyoncé’s copyright case was destined for dismissal
  • Thompson Coburn LLP
  • USA
  • September 29 2016

For an entertaining education in how to analyze copyrightable similarity, you can’t do much better than U.S. District Cout Judge Jed S. Rakoff’s

Can you copyright your legal brief? District court says “yes,” and finds infringement
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • USA
  • September 29 2016

Under deadline pressure to produce a brief? You’ve found one online in a public database that fits your case to a T? If you’ve always thought that you

Iron Man Composer Battles Tech Giant Sony and Ghostface Killah
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • September 28 2016

The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled in favor of the composer of the 1960s Iron Man theme song, finding material facts in dispute as

Star Athletica, LLC v. Varsity Brands, Inc. and the Challenge of Copyright Protection for Garment Design
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • September 27 2016

Under the U.S. Copyright Act, a “useful article” such as a chair, a dress, or a uniform may obtain copyright protection, but only for elements that