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Blurred lines verdict shows importance of discovery
  • Graydon Head & Ritchey LLP
  • USA
  • July 2 2015

I found this New York Times interview of Robin Thicke kind of interesting. He talks a little about the verdict in the "Blurred Lines" copyright


The director’s cut out of the copyright by the Second Circuit
  • Law Offices of Marc D. Ostrow
  • USA
  • July 1 2015

In its June 29 opinion in 16 Casa Duse, LLC v. Merkin, the Second Circuit, citing the Ninth Circuit’s en banc decision in Garcia v. Google, held that


Understanding the murky state of the performance right in pre-1972 sound recordings Florida court rejects the right yet Sirius XM settles with the record labels
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2015

It’s another summer with music copyright issues hitting the press almost every day. Over the next week or two, we will try to catch up on some of the


Copyright law unavailable for removal of anti-Islam video
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • June 30 2015

Overturning a hotly debated district court decision, in a case involving numerous amicus curiae briefs, the en banc Court of Appeals for the Ninth


Music streaming rights are included in ASCAP’s licenses
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • June 30 2015

The U. S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed a district court ruling that composers and music publishers cannot partially withdraw from


Jordan-Benel v. Universal City Studios, Inc.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • June 29 2015

District Court allows screenwriter’s suit alleging feature film The Purge was based on his screenplay, Settler’s Day, to proceed, denying defendants’


Pre-1972 recording rulings not as Happy Together or as a settlement
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2015

This week, after a string of wins, two members of the classic rock group the Turtles suffered a setback in their lawsuit against satellite radio


Beastie Boys win sizeable attorney’s fee award from Monster Energy
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • June 23 2015

Last week's sizeable attorney's fee award in the lengthy Beastie Boys v. Monster Energy Company legal battle is an important reminder of how critical


Oregon District court holds that Nike’s Jumpman logo is not a rip-off
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • June 22 2015

On June 15, 2015, in Rentmeester v. Nike, Inc., the District of Oregon dismissed a lawsuit that accused Nike of copying the plaintiff's 1984


Copeland v. Bieber
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • June 22 2015

Fourth Circuit vacates district court dismissal of copyright infringement claim against defendants Usher and Justin Bieber, finding that choruses in