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Second Circuit clarifies “use in commerce” requirement for trademark infringement claims involving keyword advertising
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • December 17 2009

On April 3, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit reversed a dismissal by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York of a lawsuit filed by Rescuecom Corp. against Google Inc., thus forcing Google to defend itself and its AdWords and Keyword Suggestion Tool programs against Rescuecom’s allegations of trademark infringement


Not all fun and games in copycat litigation
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • USA
  • September 11 2014

The gaming industry (and gamers) will be watching two recent US cases with great anticipation. In these cases, law suits have been brought against


Fifty Shades of Grey and fan fiction: do you own your user-generated content?
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • March 12 2013

The book series Fifty Shades of Grey and social media user "terms of service" might not seem to naturally intersect. After all, one is about being


Sony BMG Music Entertainment, et al. v. Tenenbaum
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • August 5 2009

In copyright infringement action involving peer-to-peer file sharing, court grants plaintiff record companies’ motion for summary judgment on the issue of defendant’s fair use defense and jury awards plaintiffs $675,000 for willful infringement of 30 copyrighted works


Limited damages available under DMCA 512(f) for wrongful takedown notice
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • April 14 2010

Although DMCA 512(f) allows an award of "any damages" for wrongful removal of alleged infringing material as a result of misrepresentations to a service provider, such damages "must be proximately caused by the misrepresentation to the service provider and the service provider's reliance on the misrepresentation," a district court ruled


Barclays Capital Inc., et al. v. Theflyonthewall.com
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • March 24 2010

After a bench trial, the district court entered judgment in favor of plaintiff financial institutions on their claims of copyright infringement and "hot news misappropriation" against online aggregator of financial information


Social media sites: new battlegrounds for right of publicity disputes
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • August 15 2012

Social media websites are quickly emerging as the new battleground for right of publicity disputes, with the ultimate question being an old one what are the parameters of First Amendment protections for corporate, commercial speech?


Settlement Google news case
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • May 29 2007

A highly publicized case that has been going on for the last two years in which the large international service, Agence France-Presse, sued Google Inc. claiming Google, through Google News, infringed on its copyrights was settled last week


DC court issues injunction against FilmOn X for its Aereo-like tv-streaming service - increasing legal confusion over TV public performance rights
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • September 16 2013

The US District Court in Washington DC issued a decision earlier this month, enjoining the operation of the television streaming service FilmOn X


Note to musical performersyou are only “entertaining” when you are performing live
  • Dykema Gossett PLLC
  • USA
  • September 5 2014

All of you Vine Starsyou may think you are entertaining with your online performances, but according to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO