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


Louis Vuitton sets a new standard in federal trademark and copyright law
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • January 17 2012

In the recent landmark case of Louis Vuitton Malletier, S.A. v. Akanoc Solutions, Inc., 658 F.3d 936 (9th Cir. 2011), the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held that a web-hosting company that owned and operated servers was liable for contributory copyright and trademark infringement when it failed to take steps to curtail alleged infringement committed by Chinese websites that used its servers


Does Bikram Yoga’s founder need to learn to be more flexible?
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2012

Yoga is hot these days - really hot, as in, taught in a room heated to a minimum of one hundred and five degrees, in the case of the sequence known as “Bikram Yoga,” in which its founder, Bikram Choudhury, claims proprietary rights


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


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


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


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


Business law quarterly - winter 2013
  • Dykema Gossett PLLC
  • USA
  • January 10 2014

Under the Copyright Laws, copyright owners have the exclusive right to distribute copies of the copyrighted work. That exclusive right, however, is


They’re “gonna work it out, bye bye”the Velvet Underground and Warhol Foundation settle banana trademark case
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • May 30 2013

The Velvet Underground and the Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts have settled their lawsuit over the right to control iconic "banana" image from