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Federal jury verdict finds Aeropostale infringed copyrights on floral textile designs
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • January 31 2013

A California federal jury determined two floral designs manufactured into garments imported by Ms. Bubbles Inc. and sold in Aeropostale stores


Insurer and television producer battle over coverage for infringing show
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2010

FremantleMedia, the producer of the reality show American Inventor, has asked the Central District of California to dismiss a counterclaim accusing it of fraud and negligent misrepresentation during mediation


Decision against NBC Universal for use of pitched television show concept without compensationcredit being appealed to Supreme Court
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • October 10 2011

Major players in the entertainment industry should be aware of the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit’s recent decision in Montz v. Pilgrim Films & Television, Inc., 649 F.3d 975 (9th Cir. 2011), a case regarding a pitch for a television show concept


Another fair-use victory for the studios: makers of South Park immune from copyright infringement claim of viral video creator
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 28 2011

South Park Digital Studios, Comedy Partners, MTV Networks, Paramount Home Entertainment Inc., and Viacom International Inc. have successfully defended themselves against federal claims of copyright infringement related to an April 2, 2008, episode of the popular Comedy Central television program South Park


Citing copyright misuse doctrine, court holds that watchmaker cannot rely on copyright to stop importation of gray market watches into United States
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 13 2011

A recent decision by a California federal district court could make it more difficult for copyright owners to prevent the unauthorized importation of gray market goods into the United States


Kelsey Grammer, producers of BET’s “The Game” flagged for alleged copyright infringement
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • February 28 2012

An aspiring scriptwriter has again accused the producers of the BET television series “The Game”including Kelsey Grammer, series creator Mara Brock Akil, and a unit of CBS Broadcasting Inc.of violating federal copyright law by using a script she had written for an episode of the show without compensation


eBay reseller denied protections of first sale doctrine
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • February 28 2012

The US District Court for the Northern District of California recently issued a decision in Adobe Systems Inc. v. Hoops Enterprise LLC, denying an eBay reseller of copyrighted works the protections of the first sale doctrine


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


Second Circuit to consider appeal in Aereo case
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • October 31 2012

In March 2012, a group of networks including Fox Television Stations, Inc., Univision Television Group, and American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. sued Aereo, Inc. (Aereo), a subscription service that provides access to broadcast television over the Internet to users’ computers and mobile devices, for copyright infringement in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York


Copyright infringement in the world of celebrity blogging: X17, inc. v. Hollywood.com, LLC
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 14 2010

On November 5, 2010, X17, Inc., a paparazzi photo agency, filed suit against Hollywood.com, LLC, owner, operator, and publisher of a series of popular celebrity fan sites and blogs, including www.hollywood.com and www.worldofjustin.com (dedicated to all things Justin Timberlake