Fourth Circuit reverses district court’s finding of fair use in photographer’s copyright infringement case, holding that website operator’s online
While recent discussions on copyright protections and anti-piracy crackdowns have focused on the Stop Online Piracy Act and the Protect Intellectual Property Act now pending in Congress, states have also entered the fray, particularly in the area of stolen or misappropriated information technology harming competition.
Photographer William Anthony sued UNICEF in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington alleging that UNICEF infringed the copyright of a number of photos of celebrities that Anthony took for a UNICEF advertising campaign.
On June 22, 2011, a new law will go into effect in Washington state that makes it an act of unfair competition for product manufacturers to use "stolen or misappropriated IT" in their business operations.
Luxury goods manufacturers have their hands full trying to police the Internet for counterfeits and knockoffs.
Court grants defendant television broadcasters’ and content owners’ motion to dismiss plaintiff’s declaratory judgment action, holding that plaintiff’s first-filed action was improperly anticipatory.
ivi, Inc.’s new service, offering live television broadcasts on computers and mobile devices may soon be a thing of the past.
Three-on-three basketball has rapidly increased in popularity, with tournaments popping up across the country.
In Numbers Licensing LLC v. bVisual USA Inc. 91 U.S.P.Q.2d 1946 (E.D. Wash. July 15, 2009), the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington addressed the implied license defense in the software licensing context.
A Washington court recently held that an individual who resold packages of software did not commit copyright infringement under the "first-sale doctrine," which allows the owner of a copyrighted work to resell that copy.