Executive Summary and Takeaway: Trade secrets and confidential information are receiving increasing protection in many states, and as more states
Las Vegas Sands Corp. ("Sands"), the international casino and hotel giant, is one of the most famous gaming brands in the world. To protect its
District court dismisses plaintiff assignee’s copyright infringement complaint in this and nine other cases, holding that plaintiff had not received, by assignment, the exclusive rights necessary to confer standing, and that subsequent agreements, executed after suit was filed, could not create standing.
On November 4, 2011, the U.S. District Court for Nevada ruled against well-known copyright "troll" Righthaven, LLC in a lawsuit Righthaven filed against NewsBlaze LLC.
Righthaven, LLC is having a bad week.
A woman who allegedly created a design for Knee Deep Brewing Co. to use on its beer tap handles has sued the company for breach of contract and copyright infringement after they could not apparently come to terms over a price for her design and the company began using a similar design on its product labels.
As music rights holders have eased up on legal actions against online end users for copyright infringement, a new wave of suits has been brought by agencies that secure rights in works they deem to have been infringed on websites and blogs
Righthaven, the copyright holding company that has been making headlines lately for its aggressive copyright infringement tactics, was dealt a serious setback last week in Nevada’s federal district court, where more than 200 of Righthaven’s copyright infringement suits have been filed during the past fourteen months.
The company that makes Johnny Love Vodka has filed a trademark infringement suit against the companies making "Pucker Vodka," alleging that the lip imprint on the Pucker labels is likely to confuse consumers because of its similarity to the registered lip imprint on the plaintiff's flavored-vodka bottles.
Righthaven LLC is an intellectual property enforcement firm that was formed by a group of copyright attorneys and Stephens Media, the publisher of the Law Vegas Review-Journal.