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Marketing With the Stars of March: NCAA Athletes and the New ‘NIL’ Policy

USA - March 30 2022 Name, Image, and Likeness, or “NIL,” is the buzz word spinning around college athletics. In July 2021, the National Collegiate Athletic Association…

Connor M. McGregor

Data Scraping Claims: CFAA Out Contract and Copyright In?

USA - March 17 2022 The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) imposes criminal penalties and establishes a civil cause of action against anyone who “exceeds authorized…

Jonathan J. Fagan

SCOTUS: Inadvertent Mistake in Copyright Application Does Not Invalidate Registration

USA - March 3 2022 In Unicolors v. H&M, the U.S. Supreme Court held that “[l]ack of knowledge of either fact or law can excuse an inaccuracy in a copyright registration…

Mary Kate Brennan

Designer Sues Lego Over Jacket Worn by Queer Eye Star

USA - March 1 2022 James Concannon, a multi-Disciplinary artist, sued the toy company Lego in the United States District Court of Connecticut for copyright infringement…

Mary Kate Brennan

TTAB Affirms Non-Use Refusal Where Applicant Merely Prepared to Provide Services

USA - February 25 2022 Trademark rights in the United States are established through use. As such, trademark applicants are not permitted to register a trademark with the…

Daniel S. Stringer