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

Aretha Franklin is looking for a little respect from Telluride and Toronto Film Festivals
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • September 22 2015

On September 4, 2015, a long running legal battle over the right to use footage from a 1972 concert by Aretha Franklin took a twist right out of a

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

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

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

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

Boop-oop-a-doop oops! Family of Betty Boop creator loses infringement claims due to flawed chain of title
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • March 31 2011

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed a district court’s holding that the family of the creator of the 1930s cartoon character Betty Boop lacked the requisite copyright or trademark rights to prevent a company from selling merchandise featuring the Betty Boop image

DC Comics v. Towle
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • February 22 2013

In action asserting copyright and trademark infringement claims related to defendant’s production and sale of Batmobile replicas, district court

Roberto Cavalli and retailers lose motion to dismiss trademark and copyright lawsuit brought by San Francisco graffiti artists
  • Boodle Hatfield
  • USA
  • February 20 2015

The renowned fashion designer Roberto Cavalli, along with the additional retailers Staff USA, Nordstrom, Amazon, and Zappos, have lost a motion to

Using trademark and copyright law to enforce territorial restrictions in license agreements
  • Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP
  • USA
  • June 19 2013

These days, the reach of fashion extends to nearly every corner of the globe. This is not only due to the movement of much of the fashion world's