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Can embedding a tweet make you a copyright infringer?

USA - March 19 2018 It is illegal to use an embedded link that causes an image on another website to appear on your site? Well, it depends on the court. A federal judge...

Mike Nepple, Michael Parks, Mark Sableman, Justin Mulligan.


Enforce your repeat infringer policy

USA - February 13 2018 Seinfeld famously noted that taking the reservation is not nearly as important as holding the reservation. In the same way, Internet service providers...

Mike Nepple, Michael Parks, Mark Sableman, Justin Mulligan.


Grumpy Cat still grumpy despite big copyright verdict

USA - January 31 2018 As the old saying goes, “If you mess with the bull, you get the horns.” And if you mess with the Grumpy Cat, or more specifically, if you exceed the...

Mike Nepple, Michael Parks, Mark Sableman, Justin Mulligan.


The Grinch loses and protection of parody wins

USA - September 21 2017 Someone once said make sure your words are sweet as you may have to eat them. In the attached decision, the Judge finds the play "Who’s Holiday" is a...


Update: Court finds transformative nature of alleged infringing work can’t be decided by side-by-side comparison

USA - August 10 2017 Adding an Instagram border and a few “gobbledygook” notations to an original photograph is not transformative as a matter of law. In an update to our...

Mike Nepple, Michael Parks, Mark Sableman, Justin Mulligan.