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Barclays Capital Inc., et al. v. Theflyonthewall.com
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • March 24 2010

After a bench trial, the district court entered judgment in favor of plaintiff financial institutions on their claims of copyright infringement and "hot news misappropriation" against online aggregator of financial information


Cohen v. G&M Realty L.P.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • November 27 2013

In matter of first impression, district court denies preliminary injunction under federal Visual Artists Rights Act (VARA) to graffiti artists


Collectable Promotional Products, Inc. v. Disney Enterprises, Inc., et al.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • June 10 2009

The district court denied a motion for summary judgment by defendants Disney Enterprises, Inc. and Mattel, Inc. on plaintiff’s trademark infringement and unfair competition claims


MDY Industries, LLC v. Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. et al.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • February 11 2009

Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. (Blizzard) is the creator and operator of the popular online computer game World of Warcraft (WoW


Blakeman v. The Walt Disney Company, et al.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • May 20 2009

Plaintiff, a political commentator, wrote a treatment called Go November which he described as “the Animal House of politics,” about a modern presidential campaign involving a litany of “dirty tricks.”


The SCO Group, Inc. v. Novell, Inc
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • September 2 2009

In a software licensing dispute, Tenth Circuit holds, among other things, that Section 204(a) of the Copyright Act requires a copyright transfer to be in writing and signed by a party, but does not require that the copyright being transferred be defined with particularity


Harrell v. Van Der Plas, et al
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • November 18 2009

Court grants a discretionary award of substantial attorney’s fees to plaintiff author in an action for copyright infringement because defendant publishers’ defense was “objectively unreasonable” and an award is consistent with the purpose of the Copyright Act


Louis Vuitton Malletier, SA v. Akanoc Solutions, Inc., et al
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • September 9 2009

Jury awards trademark and copyright owner $31.5 million for contributory and vicarious trademark infringement and $900,000 for contributory and vicarious copyright infringement against defendant web site hosting companies; jury determined that defendants knew their customers were selling counterfeit goods and had the ability to disable or limit the web site hosting services that their customers were using to sell counterfeit goods but failed to do so


Arista Records LLC, et al v Usenet.com, Inc, et al
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • July 8 2009

In copyright infringement action against file sharing service, court holds defendants directly infringed plaintiffs’ copyrights in their sound recordings and defendants are liable for vicarious and contributory infringement and inducement to infringe; court grants in part plaintiffs’ motion for sanctions for discovery abuse and prevents defendants from asserting DMCA safe harbor defense


Warren Publishing Co., et al. v. Spurlock
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • August 12 2009

District court grants summary judgment holding that defendant’s reproduction of several graphic works, originally used as monster magazine covers by plaintiff, in a book retrospective of an artist’s career is a fair use based on finding that defendant’s use is transformative because the purpose of a retrospective of an artist’s work has a different purpose than magazine covers that are intended to sell copies of the magazine