The University of Illinois sued Ted O’Malley, the seller of shirts that feature the University’s former symbol, “Chief Illiniwek,” and the phrase
Even Halloween candy and political messages can implicate copyright law, as Donald Trump Jr.’s Skittles tweet illustrates. Back in September, Trump
Fox Sports Interactive Media, LLC and related entities obtained summary judgment in copyright infringement action brought by owner of photograph used
The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois held that the individual operators of a defendant website may be held personally
Judge Shadur granted defendant LeaseWeb USA (“LeaseWeb”) Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(2) & (6) motion to dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction and
Judge Shadur denied plaintiff Flava Works’ Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss defendant’s copyright infringement counterclaims. The fact that
On October 29, 2012, the Northern District of Illinois dismissed a copyright infringement suit concerning the lyrics of Elton John’s 1985 hit song, “Nikita.”
Judge Shadur acknowledged that pro se plaintiff’s motion for default was timely in this copyright infringement case.
Judge St. Eve denied a Fed. R. Civ. P. 24 motion to intervene by Romano in this copyright case.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has filed a motion to intervene, and an answer and counterclaim, in litigation brought by scientific-journal publishers against a law firm for alleged copyright infringement involving articles on prior art copied and submitted with its clients’ patent applications.