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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


ABC v. Aereo: what the Supreme Court decided - and what it did not
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2014

On June 25, 2014, a 6-3 majority of the Supreme Court held that Aereo's service that allows customers to view over-the-air TV broadcasts via the


Registration for collective works can operate to register component works
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • June 10 2014

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently ruled that registration of a collective work can operate to register both the collective


Supreme Court's Petrella decision eliminates the laches defense as an absolute bar to copyright claims
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • May 20 2014

In the coming months, authors of copyrighted materials may begin resurrecting long buried works and asserting infringement claims against current


Supreme Court’s Lexmark decision creates uniform federal false advertising standing requirement
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • March 27 2014

On March 25, the Supreme Court issued its opinion in Lexmark International v. Static Control Components, ruling that Static Control may proceed with