A recent case from the First Circuit underlines the utility, from a copyright perspective, of delineating versions of software, registering each version, and keeping copies.
Copyright litigants would be wise to focus early on available infringement remedies in light of recent decisions
If you are interested in music copyright, check out UCLA Law's Copyright Infringement Project website.
For purposes of determining whether US copyright law applies to sales of infringing goods to Unites States customers, the method of shipping is irrelevant.
Businesses involved in design patent litigation would be well-served to consult IP counsel with copyright expertise.
If one discovers infringement of an unregistered copyrighted work, one needs to consider the forum of the potential infringement litigation to determine whether one can sue immediately after the Copyright Office receives the completed application, or must wait for the certificate to issue before suing.
Interesting discussion from the Fox Rothschild Employment Group last week concerning employer searching of employee after-hour pager messages.
Defendants in copyright infringement cases may find comfort in the Second Circuit’s recent decision in Peter F. Gaito Architecture v. Simone Development Corp.
There is some concern about a recent decision from the Southern District of Ohio in which the court, with little evidentiary analysis, relied on an expert opinion to bolster its own analysis that summary judgment should not be granted for the defendant because a jury could find infringement.
Copyright can be a effective tool for preventing competitors from copying a business' marketing materials.