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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


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.”


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


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


Siegel, et al. v. Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., et al.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • August 19 2009

District court holds that plaintiffs, heirs of one of the co-creators of the Superman character, successfully terminated certain prior grants in copyrights and recaptured the rights to several Superman-related works from the 1930s and 40s, including portions of Superman comic books and two weeks’ worth of daily newspaper strips; however, the court ruled that the remaining Superman material at issue in the litigation was created as a work made for hire under the Copyright Act of 1909, and that ownership of such material remains solely with defendants


Cadkin, et al. v. Loose, et al.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2009

From about 1959 until the 1970s, plaintiff Emil Cadkin wrote thousands of musical cues, solely and with William Loose


Bridgeport Music, Inc, et al v UMG Recordings, Inc, et al
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • November 11 2009

Sixth Circuit affirms a jury verdict which found defendants willfully infringed plaintiff’s musical composition copyright; court rejects defendants’ argument that district court erred in jury instructions about substantial similarity, fair use and willful infringement