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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


Rule 12 not the proper basis for statute of limitations dismissals
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • October 30 2015

Judge Lee denied defendants (collectively “Team One”) Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss Plaintiff’s copyright infringement claims as barred


Plaintiff need not attach copyright registration to complaint
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • April 27 2011

Judge Gottschall denied plaintiff Golden's motion to dismiss or for a more definite statement pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) & (e) in this copyright dispute over real estate listings


Alleged seeding of copyrighted material on BitTorrent is not copyright misuse
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2014

Judge Kennelly granted in part plaintiff Malibu Media’s motion to dismiss Doe defendant’s counterclaim and certain of its nineteen affirmative


Lack of Local Rule 56.1 support prevents summary judgment
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • November 26 2014

Judge Feinerman granted in part plaintiff Panoramic’s partial summary judgment motion and denied defendant Wiley’s partial summary judgment motion as


Bit Torrent default judgment gets $750movie
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • May 20 2015

Judge Dow granted plaintiff Malibu Media’s motion for default judgment in this copyright case regarding pornographic movies. Malibu Media


Seventh Circuit Practice Requires Dismissal of State Law Claims When Federal Claims are Dismissed
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • December 16 2015

Judge Zagel dismissed Plaintiff’s remaining state law claims for appropriation of image, false light, defamation and civil conspiracy for lack of


Counterclaim need not plead facts to overcome statute of limitations affirmative defense
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • June 17 2013

Judge Shadur denied plaintiff Flava Works’ Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss defendant’s copyright infringement counterclaims. The fact that


BitTorrent “swarm” must be related in time to be joined in one action
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • June 18 2014

Judge Lee granted various Doe defendants motion to sever their cases as unrelated, denied motions to quash subpoenas to the Doe’s ISPs and allowed


Theft of lyrics not relevant to copyright infringement case
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • August 15 2012

Judge St. Eve denied a Fed. R. Civ. P. 24 motion to intervene by Romano in this copyright case