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Ninth Circuit rejects luxury watch manufacturer’s copyright infringement claim under expanded ‘first sale’ doctrine
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • February 9 2015

In a recent decision, the Ninth Circuit ruled for discount retailer Costco in a copyright dispute involving the importation and sale of "gray market"


“I scream, you scream, we all scream foristream!” Aereo online video streaming case heads to Supreme Court
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • January 23 2014

Agreeing to decide a case involving one of the most contentious and unresolved issues in copyright law, the Supreme Court recently announced that it


Standing is a sticking point in Aunt Jemima post-mortem publicity case
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • March 20 2015

The alleged descendants of Aunt Jemima (a.k.a. Anna Short Harrington) do not have a valid claim to the great syrup fortune of Pepsi and Quaker OATS


When the music stops: NY Court of Appeals limits meaning of ‘affiliate’
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • March 24 2015

The New York Court of Appeals recently held in Ellington v. EMI Music, Inc. that the term "affiliates" in a copyright renewal agreement referred only


Cheerleader uniform designs eligible for copyright protection, Sixth Circuit rules
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 28 2015

In a closely-watched fashion design case, the Sixth Circuit ruled last week that decorative designs on cheerleading uniforms are eligible for


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


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


Supreme Court says Aereo violates the Copyright Act
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2014

The US Supreme Court ruled last week that Aereo, an online video streaming service, violates the federal Copyright Act by performing copyrighted


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


Court orders allegedly infringing website redirected to copyright owner during pendency of case
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 13 2013

The US District Court for the District of Minnesota recently issued a preliminary injunction that required a registrar to redirect all traffic from