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Ninth Circuit finds fair use of street art in concert backdrop
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • August 12 2013

On Wednesday, August 7, 2013, in what it called a "close and difficult case," a unanimous Ninth Circuit panel held that the band Green Day's


Ninth Circuit assesses use of player likenesses in video games
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • August 6 2013

On Wednesday, July 31, 2013, the Ninth Circuit issued two opinions assessing the parameters of use of individual player likenesses in video games in


Ninth Circuit opens new questions in copyright law in denying Fox's request to enjoin Dish Network's ad-skipping service
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • July 26 2013

Fox Broadcasting Company v. Dish Network LLC marks the latest effort by content providers to seek redress for business harm arising from ad-skipping


The trouble with sharing
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2013

Copyright co-ownership is a well-established method of allocating rights within the software, recording, and motion picture industries. In theory, it


A victory for the DMCA storage safe harbor; a pyrrhic victory for Veoh
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2013

The Ninth Circuit ruled recently that the safe harbor provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) shielded a video-sharing website from


Associated Press v. Meltwater
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • March 29 2013

Meltwater News infringed copyrights of the Associated Press (AP), the U.S. District Court for the Southern District in Manhattan held last week, when


Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons - USSC holds first sale doctrine applies to foreign-made works, limits import-control provision - boon to gray marketers
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2013

Resolving the long legal struggle over the scope of the Copyright Act's provision governing the right of copyright owners to control imports, the


Court declines to dish out preliminary injunction in commercial-skipping case despite likelihood of infringement
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • December 19 2012

In an important decision involving video recording and commercial-skipping, the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California held that Dish


District court continues to prohibit the "reflashing" or "unlocking" of cellular devices
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • December 19 2012

The U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida recently ruled that the unauthorized "unlocking" or "reflashing" of cellular devices, a process that


Electronic Arts v Zynga real dispute over virtual worlds
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • October 4 2012

Electronic Arts Inc.'s ("EA") recent lawsuit against Zynga Inc. ("Zynga") filed in the Northern District of California on August 3, 2012 is the latest in a string of disputes where a video game owner has asserted that an alleged copycat game has crossed the line between lawful copying and copyright infringement