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Hey That’s Me Drinking That Beer! UGC Rights at Issue in BeerPhoto Lawsuit
  • Verrill Dana LLP
  • USA
  • March 17 2017

Kayla Kraft (no known relation to the cheese people) found herself on a Natural Light coaster with a fake handlebar mustache drinking a beer under

Intellectual property rights in a virtual world
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • March 13 2017

This article will explore the key legal issues relating to intellectual property (IP) rights, traditionally only used in the real world, and their

Big Hollywood Studios Win Injunction Against Streamer VidAngel in Copyright Infringement Case
  • Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC
  • USA
  • March 16 2017

A big legal battle has been brewing between upstart video streamer VidAngel and Hollywood heavyweights Disney, Warner Bros., and 20th Century Fox. So

Copyright case against U2 latest to test boundary of originality and creativity
  • Griffith Hack
  • Australia, USA
  • March 16 2017

British musician Paul Rose is suing Irish super group U2 in the United States alleging the band copied "signature elements" of his song Nae Slappin'

Paul McCartney reclaims copyright of The Beatles’ most famous songs
  • Novagraaf
  • USA
  • March 21 2017

Former Beatle Paul McCartney has recently filed a lawsuit against music publisher SonyATV in an effort to regain his copyright ownership on some of

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

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 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

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

High Court orders ISPs to block their customers from receiving unauthorised streaming of Premier League football matches
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 21 2017

Following on from a number of decisions in which internet service providers (ISPs) were ordered to block their customers from accessing websites