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Guzman v. Hacienda Records and Recording Studio, Inc.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • September 24 2015

Defendant Hacienda Records and Recording Studio, Inc. prevailed on a copyright infringement claim brought by plaintiff Jose O. Guzman following a


A joint author does not own derived material
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • August 27 2015

Addressing joint and derivative works under the Copyright Act, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit found the district court erred in


Summary judgment ruling not a pretty picture for Massachusetts copyright plaintiff
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • August 26 2015

A recent decision from the District of Massachusetts demonstrates the difficulties that can arise when attempting to protect copyrighted works


Court dismisses city’s copyright claim against critic for using council meeting clips in YouTube videos
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • August 25 2015

A California city cannot hold one of its citizens liable for copyright infringement for using clips of city council meetings in his critical YouTube


Willful infringement and statutory damages under the Copyright Act
  • Sirote & Permutt PC
  • USA
  • August 20 2015

In this week's Alabama Law Weekly Update, we present a case from the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, which considers willful


It’s illegal to sing Happy Birthday?
  • Wendel Rosen Black & Dean LLP
  • USA
  • August 20 2015

Some years ago, Aaron Sorkin (bar none the greatest television writer of all time) spent a few Minutes of an episode of Sports Night making light of


Copyright add compromise: Blurred Lines vs. Sam Smith
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • USA
  • August 18 2015

In March of this year, a Federal jury in Los Angeles ruled that Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams had infringed copyright by using elements of


Silvero v. Fox Television Studios, Inc., et al.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • August 14 2015

Frank Silvero, an actor who played the character Frankie Carbone in the film “Goodfellas” and other similar mobster characters during his career


Shame on You Productions, Inc. v. Banks
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • August 14 2015

Plaintiff Shame on You Productions, Inc., was assigned a screenplay titled “Darci’s Walk of Shame” by its author, Dan Rosen. Shame on You sued


Substantial costs awarded in Jay-Z copyright dispute
  • Walker Morris LLP
  • USA
  • August 10 2015

Earlier this year we reported that the US rapper, Shawn Carter, known as Jay-Z, had successfully defended a claim brought by a sound engineer who was