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Star Athletica v. Varsity Brands, Inc. Copyright Case
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 24 2017

The following alert is directed to those clients in the fashion and design industries that manufacture or otherwise produce useful items (e.g


Brewery and Beer Distributor Sued over Promotional Contest
  • Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
  • USA
  • March 23 2017

A North Carolina woman has commenced legal action against Anheuser-Busch, LLC (“Anheuser-Busch”) and its North Carolina distributor, R.A. Jeffreys


Supreme Court Clarifies Test For Determining Whether Designs On Useful Articles Are Eligible For Copyright Protection: Star Athletica, L.L.C. v. Varsity Brands, Inc.
  • Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto
  • USA
  • March 23 2017

While federal copyright laws unquestionably allow protection for original works of art, copyright eligibility has been less clear in situations where


Supreme Court Clarifies Copyright Eligibility for Useful Articles
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • March 23 2017

While much of the legal press may be speculating about the future of the Supreme Court’s Chevron test, yesterday the Court considered a very


Supreme Court Finds Cheerleading Uniforms Copyrightable in Landmark Apparel Copyright Case
  • Shumaker Loop & Kendrick
  • USA
  • March 23 2017

In the first apparel copyright case ever considered by the U.S. Supreme Court, Star Athletica, LLC v. Varsity Brands, Inc., the high court found on


Supreme Court Finds Cheerleading Uniform Designs Copyrightable
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • March 23 2017

On March 22, 2017, the Supreme Court held in Star Athletica, LLC v. Varsity Brands, Inc. that designs on cheerleading uniforms may be protectable


Give me“Separability!” -- Supreme Court Holds Cheerleading Uniform Designs Copyrightable
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • USA
  • March 23 2017

The Supreme Court, in Star Athletica, L.L.C. V. Varsity Brands, Inc., 580 U.S. ___ (2017), resolved “widespread disagreement” among the circuits, and


A-F-F-I-R-M-E-D! The Supreme Court Upholds Copyright Protection for Cheerleading Uniform Designs
  • Crowell & Moring LLP
  • USA
  • March 23 2017

Yesterday, a 6-2 Supreme Court found Varsity Brands’ designs on cheerleading uniforms to be copyrightable, holding that “an artistic feature of the


Court of Appeals Rules that Over-the-Top Video Service is Not a Cable System Entitled to Statutory License to Retransmit TV Station Programming
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • March 22 2017

In a decision released this week, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a District Court decision (about which we wrote here) that had found


Paul McCartney reclaims copyright of The Beatles’ most famous songs
  • Novagraaf
  • USA
  • March 21 2017

Former Beatle Paul McCartney has recently filed a lawsuit against music publisher SonyATV in an effort to regain his copyright ownership on some of