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Network interference - a legal guide to the commercial risks and rewards of the social media phenomenon
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, Global, United Kingdom, USA
  • April 22 2014

Social media is a revolution in the way in which corporations communicate with consumers. This White Paper will help you to maximise the huge

Using a DMCA takedown notice to assert a trademark claim may lead to section 512(f) liability
  • Fish & Richardson PC
  • USA
  • March 26 2014

In 2011, Jenni Alvies launched a blog at "crossfitmamas.blogspot.com" and created a "CrossFit Mamas" Facebook page, where she posted exercise

It’s all in the jeans: LA Idol Fashion barred from cloning competitors’ designs
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 11 2011

The makers of “Miss Me” and “Rock Revival” brand jeanswear recently secured a preliminary injunction against LA Idol Fashion by persuading a federal judge that the rear-pocket designs on some of LA Idol’s high-end jeans likely infringed upon their rights in their own pocket designs

Louis Vuitton Loses Infringement Case and Is Criticized for Not Having a Sense of Humor
  • Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
  • USA
  • February 29 2016

My Other Bag, Inc. ("MOB") sells a line of handbags decorated with "imagery meant to evoke designer handbags from Louis Vuitton, Chanel and others"

Court says “Twiharder” does not infringe “Twilight” trademarks
  • Leech Tishman Fuscaldo & Lampl LLC
  • USA
  • April 10 2015

A federal judge ruled that a parody of the "Twilight" movie series did not infringe the trademarks of the original, but allowed the case to proceed

Washington v. National Football League
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • July 5 2012

District court grants NFL’s motion to dismiss class action filed by former football players alleging that, by not allowing the players the rights to game films and images from the games in which they played, the NFL is monopolizing the market for former players’ likenesses, in violation of antitrust laws

Love v. Sanctuary Records Group, Ltd., USCA Ninth Circuit, July 8, 2010
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • July 15 2010

Ninth Circuit affirms dismissal of founding member of The Beach Boys’ Lanham Act and California common law right of publicity claims asserted on the basis of conduct that occurred only in Great Britain

CCA and B, LLC v. F W Media, Inc
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • October 12 2011

District court denies motion for preliminary injunction in a copyright and trademark infringement action brought by the publisher of the Christmas book The Elf on the Shelf, finding that defendant publisher’s book was a parody of plaintiff’s work and was sufficiently transformative to render it a fair use

Dirty Dancing with Trademark Rights: How Pop Culture References in Ads Can Raise Legal Issues
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • July 25 2016

Prospective advertisers come to your station and describe their ideas for local ads. A realtor’s ad ends with “There’s no place like home.” A boat

Protecting fashion designs through IP law
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • April 14 2015

The fashion industry in the United States generates more than $300 billion in revenue each year. In addition to its substantial contributions to the