A Maryland federal district court recently ruled in favor of cable company Ellicott City Cable, which was seeking a defense from its media liability
Non-cyber insurance policies often contain exclusions to limit or preclude coverage for data breaches. A Maryland federal district court recently
Many video game creators go to great lengths to ensure that their games are highly realistic.
District court denies plaintiff’s request for an injunction preventing defendants, including the Baltimore Ravens football team, from using the team’s infringing “Flying B” logo which has since been replaced in highlight films and video clips, finding that plaintiff did not meet his burden of establishing the four factors supporting injunctive relief, and directing the parties to “make an effort to reach agreement” as to the reasonable compensation owing to plaintiff for the use of the infringing logo in the films at issue.
The most significant recent opinion on privacy and the reach of the Stored Communications Act (“SCA”) was issued in August, by Magistrate Judge Paul W. Grimm.
A federal magistrate judge in Maryland has determined that the plaintiffs in a case involving alleged patent and copyright violations incurred $1.05 million in reasonable costs and attorney’s fees for discovery “that would not have been undertaken but for Defendants’ spoliation, as well as the briefings and hearings regarding Plaintiff’s Motion for Sanctions.”
The U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, in an 89-page opinion, has provided a detailed discussion of a litigant’s preservation duties and the standard a court should use in determining the sanctions resulting from the spoliation of evidence.
The United States District Court for the District of Maryland held in Marvin J. Perry, Inc. v. Hartford Casualty Insurance Co., No. RWT-08-138 (D. Md. May 19, 2009), that a business liability policy’s intellectual property rights exclusion barred coverage for advertising injury caused by alleged trademark violations.