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Printed publication need not be easily located to be prior art
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • June 27 2014

Addressing the standard for establishing that an alleged prior art reference qualifies as a “printed publication,” the U.S. Court of Appeals for the


Stock photo agency need not list all photographs in its compilation
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 30 2014

Joining with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled that a stock photo agency is the


First Circuit stays on the fence regarding application versus registration approach
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 30 2014

Once again failing to choose a side in the application versus registration approach, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit upheld the


X-Men, Incredible Hulk, Spider Man and Captain America illustrator exceptionally gifted artist, but not copyright owner
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • September 30 2013

Affirming a determination that certain comic book drawings were works made for hire and the artist had no rights to the work, the U.S. Court of


Use of third-party artwork in video backdrop is fair use
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • September 30 2013

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed that the unauthorized use of an artist’s illustration in a video backdrop featured in rock


Disclosures need not contain customers’ actual names to violate the Video Privacy Protection Act rules Hulu court
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • May 9 2014

In the latest of a string of victories for the plaintiffs in the Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA) class action litigation against Hulu, LLC, the U


Cheap internet TV thwarted?
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • June 30 2014

Earlier this year, the Supreme Court of the United States agreed to hear a high-stakes copyright case that pitted the huge network television


Ambiguity as to copyright renewal term must be litigated
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 31 2013

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit reversed a lower court's decision that dismissed a lawsuit brought by comic book artist Gary


Time to Zoom In on Application of DMCA Safe Harbor Defense
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • May 25 2017

In reversing a district court grant of summary judgment in favor of a social media platform, the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ordered a


Judge rules NCAA ban on student-athlete compensation violates antitrust law
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • August 14 2014

On Friday, August 8, 2014, the Northern District of California determined that the National Collegiate Athletic Association's (NCAA's) rules banning