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ShowMeTheMoney: Sofia Vergara’s Settlement of Social Media False Endorsement Lawsuit Highlights Modern Legal Issue
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • April 14 2017

Last month, Sofia Vergara, star of ABC’s Modern Family, reached a settlement in a lawsuit brought by the actress against beauty company Venus Concept


How the (Copyright Test) Was Won: Led Zeppelin Victorious in “Stairway to Heaven” Suit
  • Aird & Berlis LLP | Aird & McBurney LP
  • USA
  • July 27 2016

Copyright cases have become increasingly high-profile within the music industry, recently reaching multimillion-dollar awards. On June 23rd, a jury


The Beastie Boys Fight for Their Rights and Win
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • March 11 2016

On Wednesday Judge Alison J. Nathan of the U.S. District Court of the Southern District of New York ordered record label TufAmerica, Inc. to pay the


Beastie Boys’ attorney’s fee award will likely prompt copyright owners to bring their copyright claims to court
  • Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani
  • USA
  • August 3 2015

On June 15, 2015, a New York federal court ordered Monster Energy to pay the Beastie Boys $667,849.14 in attorney's fees. This award comes after the


Beastie Boys win $667,849 attorney’s fee award, in addition to their previous $1.7 mm damages award, underscoring the importance of clearing IP rights
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • July 10 2015

The recent sizeable attorney's fee award in the lengthy Beastie Boys v. Monster Energy Company legal battle is an important reminder of how critical


Not licensed to Ill: why your corporate marketing employees need training on IP licensing
  • Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani
  • USA
  • December 15 2014

The case, Beastie Boys et al v. Monster Energy Co, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, No. 12-06065 addressed the circumstances under


For your holiday shopping pleasure the death of the Marketplace Fairness Act (at least in this Congress)
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • December 10 2014

As reported by the National Journal, on December 3, 2014, Speaker of the House John Boehner made it clear in a closed-door meeting that the House of


Beastie Boys v. Monster Energy Company
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • December 8 2014

Following jury verdict in favor of Beastie Boys on copyright infringement and Lanham Act claims, district court denies defendant Monster Energy


Flashback: The Beastie Boys and direct pay bonds
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • December 3 2014

The Beastie Boys are considered rap pioneers in part for their extensive use of "sampling," or cutting and splicing the music of other groups into


Beastie Boys win $1.7m infringement verdict
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2014

Continuing to vigorously enforce their intellectual property rights, the Beastie Boys won a $1.7 million verdict in a copyright infringement and