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MPD accessories wins copyright battle over textile designs against urban outfitters
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • June 16 2014

Fashion retailers beware that lovely textile sample catching your eye could contain a copyrighted design. The United States District Court


Who’s laughing now?: “Party Rock Anthem” artist LMFAO loses parody defense in copyright row with rapper Rick Ross
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 30 2015

In a recent ruling denying LMFAO's bid for summary judgment, US District Judge Kathleen M. Williams held that the band's use of the lyric "everyday


“World of Warcraft” Creator Takes Battle to Court over Game’s Characters
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 29 2015

A federal judge in the Northern District of California recently dismissed a complaint in which video game producers claimed that characters from


ASCAP rate court invalidates music publishers’ withdrawal of digital music performing rights from the ASCAP repertory
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2013

On September 17, Judge Denise Cote of the Southern District of New Yorkthe Judge responsible for administering the American Society of


Russia’s new anti-piracy law goes into effect August 1, 2013
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • Russia, USA
  • July 31 2013

Following years of pressure from the United States and entertainment companies, Russia has recently passed new legislation aimed at cracking down on


Holy smokes Batman! Court finds Batmobile replicas infringe DC Comics’ copyrights
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2013

On February 7, 2013, the US District Court for the Central District of California granted plaintiff DC Comics' motion for summary judgment in part


Beastie Boys: (you gotta) fight for your right (to fair use!)
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 16 2013

The Beastie Boys don't play games when it comes to copyright infringement. The legendary hip hop band is waging an aggressive legal battle against a


Crossfit legal muscle no match for the “CrossFit Mama”
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • February 25 2014

According to a recent ruling in the US District Court for the Northern District of California, CrossFit may have violated the Digital Millennium


In Oracle v. Google API case, court reaffirms copyrightability of source code
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • May 20 2014

On May 9, 2014, a federal appeals court reversed a California trial court's determination that 37 API packages that are part of Oracle's famous Java


Ninth Circuit determines Green Day’s Scream Icon is safe under fair use doctrine
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 19 2013

The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently affirmed the US District Court for the Central District of California's ruling that the rock