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Nespresso Loses Court Battle with Espresso Club
  • Barnea & Co
  • Israel
  • March 27 2017

The Israeli District Court of Tel Aviv ruled against global food giant, Nestle, and its subsidiary Nespresso in a claim filed by them in Israel


The Supreme Court Holds that Laches Can No Longer Be Used as a Defense Against Damages Claims in Patent Cases Brought within the Patent Act’s Six-Year Limitations Period
  • Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP
  • USA
  • March 24 2017

On March 21, 2017, in SCA Hygiene Products Aktiebolag v. First Quality Baby Products, LLC, No. 15-927, a seven-to-one majority of the Supreme Court


Supreme Court Resolves Split on Design Copyright Eligibility
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • March 24 2017

On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its ruling in Star Athletica LLC v. Varsity Brands Inc., which, in the Court’s words “resolves


US Supreme Court Clarifies Test for Copyrightability of Designs of "Useful Articles"
  • Baker McKenzie
  • USA
  • March 24 2017

Yesterday, the United States Supreme Court clarified the appropriate test for determining when an artistic feature of a "useful article" may be


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


U.S. Supreme Court Rules Decorative Elements Can Be Copyrighted
  • Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
  • USA
  • March 24 2017

On Wednesday, March 22, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court, in a 6 to 2 decision, affirmed a decision of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth


Copyright Rah-Rah: High Court Issues Decision in Star Athletica v. Varsity Brands
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • March 24 2017

On March 22, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Star Athletica, L.L.C. v. Varsity Brands, Inc., a case involving the copyrightability of designs on


U.S. Supreme Court Says That Lines, Chevrons, and Colorful Shapes on Cheerleader Uniforms Are Copyrightable
  • Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
  • USA
  • March 24 2017

The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, issued their opinion on Star Athletica v. Varsity Brands. The Court affirmed the 6th Circuit


Give Me a !: Supreme Court Holds that Copyright Protects Decorative Elements of Useful Articles
  • Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP
  • USA
  • March 24 2017

Copyright protects original works of art, but not useful articles. The line between the two at first glance seems clear, but is quickly blurred when


United States Supreme Court sides with copyright owner in star athletica case
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • USA
  • March 24 2017

On March 22, 2017, in a 6-2 decision authored by Justice Thomas, the United States Supreme Court ruled that the designs on Varsity Brands’