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The “Ballers” In Your Court: Defending Copyrightable Expression
  • Gordon & Rees LLP
  • USA
  • August 24 2016

HBO's hit series Ballers came under attack in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California by a copyright infringement claim filed


Second Circuit Finds DMCA Grants Safe Harbor to Service Providers for Pre-1972 Sound Recordings
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • August 18 2016

In Capital Records v. Vimeo, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals issued an important decision on the Digital Millennium Copyright Act 512 safe


Gossip Cop Gets Cuffed For Copyright Infringement
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • August 17 2016

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York recently found that Gossip Cop, a website that rates celebrity gossip on a scale of


Ed Sheeran Gears up to “Get it On” in Another Copyright Lawsuit
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • August 16 2016

English pop musician Ed Sheeran once again finds himself in the crosshairs of a high-profile copyright infringement lawsuit, this time in the Southern


Marvin Gaye Co-Writer Getting it on Again
  • Graydon Head & Ritchey LLP
  • USA
  • August 10 2016

The heirs of Ed Townsend have filed a lawsuit against Ed Sheeran claiming that Sheeran's hit "Thinking Out Loud" infringes on the Marvin Gaye hit


DOJ Rejects Modifications of ASCAP, BMI Consent Decrees
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • August 10 2016

On August 4, 2016, the Department of Justice (DOJ) rejected changes to the 1941 consent decrees with ASCAP and BMI. These decrees have been in place


Skidmore v. Led Zeppelin
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • August 8 2016

District court rejects music publisher’s request for nearly $800,000 in attorney’s fees and costs as prevailing party in copyright dispute over Led


Copyright - Blurring the Lines
  • KISCH IP
  • USA
  • August 8 2016

There are very few people who are not aware of the iconic melody of the piece of music commonly known as "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" that was made


DeVito Artworks LLC v. Legendary Pictures LLC
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • August 5 2016

In dispute over pitch for television series about origins of King Kong, Superior Court holds that plaintiff’s implied contract with makers of “Kong:


Solid Oak Sketches LLC v. 2K Games Inc.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • August 2 2016

In copyright dispute over depictions of NBA players’ tattoos in “NBA 2K” video game series, district court dismisses tattoo licensing company’s claim