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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


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


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


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


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


U.S. Supreme Court Rules that Cheerleader Uniform Elements May Be Eligible for Copyright Protection
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • March 23 2017

Yesterday, in a decision that will be welcomed by the fashion industry, the United States Supreme Court ruled that certain design elements of


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


Top three construction cases: March 2017
  • Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 23 2017

The Court of Appeal has upheld the TCC's decision in Carillion Construction Limited v Woods Bagot Europe Limited and others 2016 EWHC 905 (TCC


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