After more than a decade of heated debate, the .xxx Top Level Domain (i.e., domain names ending in .xxx rather than .com) is about to launch, and a critical “sunrise period” for trademark owners opened today, September 7.
Gibson Guitar Corp. recently filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee alleging that Seven45 Studios' video game "Power Gig: Rise of the SixString," infringes Gibson's concert simulation patent.
On December 21, 2010, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued its decision in Spansion Inc. v. ITC, No. 09-1460, affirming the decision of the United States International Trade Commission (“ITC”) in Investigation No. 337-TA-605.
The Internet is often perceived as a "wild West" when it comes to a copyright owners' rights, despite efforts over the years by the copyright police to maintain order.
A federal court dismissed on summary judgment most of the copyright infringement claims against Google, ruling, in part, that Plaintiff's notices were not compliant with the requirements of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA").