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Is Demanding License Fees for a Free Image Against the Law?
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • November 16 2016

Carol Highsmith is a nationally known photographer who famously donated photographs to the Library of Congress for free use by the public. When her


Mean Girls v. The Right of Publicity: Lessons Learned From the Lohan and Gravano Lawsuits
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • November 16 2016

On September 1, 2016, a New York appellate court ended two closely watched right of publicity lawsuits brought by Lindsay Lohan and Karen Gravano


Copyright Alert: The European Union Exposes Websites to Copyright Liability for Linking to Infringing Material of Third Parties
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • September 22 2016

The Court of Justice of the European Union ruled on September 8, 2016 that websites that merely link to infringing material (instead of copying it


Second Circuit Finds DMCA Grants Safe Harbor to Service Providers for Pre-1972 Sound Recordings
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • August 18 2016

In Capital Records v. Vimeo, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals issued an important decision on the Digital Millennium Copyright Act 512 safe


8th Circuit Clarifies Reach of Copyright Act in Preempting Right of Publicity Claims
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • March 2 2016

Courts around the country have long struggled to define and articulate, with any uniformity, whether and in what circumstances the Copyright Act


Lenz v. Universal Music Group baby keeps on dancin'
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • September 23 2015

The Ninth Circuit has finally weighed in on the long-running saga of the "dancing baby" video case (the "baby" in the video is now a 9-year old), and


And the winner is? Digital platform liability for trademark infringement
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • August 12 2015

Much has been made of the question of liability for the operation or furnishing of digital platforms in the copyright context. Since the U.S. Supreme


Omega v. Costcothe final chapter?
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • April 3 2015

When we last left the saga of the luxury watchmaker versus the wholesale giant, the District Court had granted summary to Costco on the grounds of


Fox v DISH summary judgment rulings
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • January 22 2015

In a complex opinion addressing intermingled copyright and contract issues, a Federal District Court has wrought an amalgam of rulings in the clash


Laches is a defense to patent infringement, for now
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • December 23 2014

Laches has long been a defense to patent infringement. Laches exists when the patent holder unreasonably and inexcusably delays in filing a patent