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A joint author does not own derived material
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • August 27 2015

Addressing joint and derivative works under the Copyright Act, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit found the district court erred in


Copyright preemption notwithstanding no copyright protection and no copyright claims
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • August 27 2015

In a suit alleging trade secret theft of ideas related to a software program, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit affirmed both a lower


Summary judgment ruling not a pretty picture for Massachusetts copyright plaintiff
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • August 26 2015

A recent decision from the District of Massachusetts demonstrates the difficulties that can arise when attempting to protect copyrighted works


Existe-t-il un droit d’auteur dans les prestations sportives ?
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Canada
  • August 26 2015

P.K. Subban devrait-t-il avoir des droits dans l’un de ses spin-o-ramas ou encore le légendaire entraîneur Jacques Lemaire dans le système de la


License restrictions
  • Scott & Scott, LLP
  • USA
  • August 25 2015

A broad license grant is often limited by license restrictions. These restrictions may include clarifications on the license grants as well as


Productivity Commission embarks on 12-month inquiry into Australia’s intellectual property regime
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • August 25 2015

The Federal Government has given the green light to the Productivity Commission to undertake a comprehensive review of Australia's IP regime


Court dismisses city’s copyright claim against critic for using council meeting clips in YouTube videos
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • August 25 2015

A California city cannot hold one of its citizens liable for copyright infringement for using clips of city council meetings in his critical YouTube


Copycat building is copyright infringement, says court
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • August 25 2015

A shared taste for French provincial architecture with tropical flourishes has raised a few interesting issues in the application of Copyright Law to


Sixth Circuit gives copyright protection to cheerleading uniforms
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • August 24 2015

The Sixth Circuit recently explored the question, what makes a cheerleading uniform a cheerleading uniform? Can it serve its function without stripes


Dallas Buyers Club the downloaders strike back
  • Shelston IP
  • Australia
  • August 24 2015

On 14 August the Federal Court gave the best indication yet of what compensation copyright owners might expect to receive, and illegal downloaders