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Skidmore v. Led Zeppelin
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • August 8 2016

District court rejects music publisher’s request for nearly $800,000 in attorney’s fees and costs as prevailing party in copyright dispute over Led

Gossip Cop Gets Cuffed For Copyright Infringement
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • August 17 2016

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York recently found that Gossip Cop, a website that rates celebrity gossip on a scale of

Ed Sheeran Gears up to “Get it On” in Another Copyright Lawsuit
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • August 16 2016

English pop musician Ed Sheeran once again finds himself in the crosshairs of a high-profile copyright infringement lawsuit, this time in the Southern

Network interference - a legal guide to the commercial risks and rewards of the social media phenomenon
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, Global, United Kingdom, USA
  • April 22 2014

Social media is a revolution in the way in which corporations communicate with consumers. This White Paper will help you to maximise the huge

Has there been a ‘communication to the public’ amounting to copyright infringement? The Grand Chamber considered the correct criteria for a ‘communication to the public’ which may have an impact on the pending ruling on hyperlinks
  • Eversheds
  • European Union
  • August 18 2016

Following a request by the French Government, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Justice (the ‘Court’), which constitutes all 13 judges and

Second Circuit Finds DMCA Grants Safe Harbor to Service Providers for Pre-1972 Sound Recordings
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • August 18 2016

In Capital Records v. Vimeo, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals issued an important decision on the Digital Millennium Copyright Act 512 safe

UK copyright law - repealing section 52
  • Ashfords LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 9 2016

Mark Lomas of law firm Ashfords considers the impacts on business of repealing section 52 of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 ("CDPA").The

DeVito Artworks LLC v. Legendary Pictures LLC
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • August 5 2016

In dispute over pitch for television series about origins of King Kong, Superior Court holds that plaintiff’s implied contract with makers of “Kong:

Marvin Gaye Co-Writer Getting it on Again
  • Graydon Head & Ritchey LLP
  • USA
  • August 10 2016

The heirs of Ed Townsend have filed a lawsuit against Ed Sheeran claiming that Sheeran's hit "Thinking Out Loud" infringes on the Marvin Gaye hit

Soft Kitty, Same Kitty: The Big Bang Theory sued for copyright infringement Bazinga
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia, USA
  • March 17 2016

Over Christmas, the producers of The Big Bang Theory (amongst others) received a rather unwelcome gift - their now-famous Soft Kitty lullaby has