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MPD accessories wins copyright battle over textile designs against urban outfitters
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • June 16 2014

Fashion retailers beware that lovely textile sample catching your eye could contain a copyrighted design. The United States District Court


It’s all in the jeans: LA Idol Fashion barred from cloning competitors’ designs
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 11 2011

The makers of “Miss Me” and “Rock Revival” brand jeanswear recently secured a preliminary injunction against LA Idol Fashion by persuading a federal judge that the rear-pocket designs on some of LA Idol’s high-end jeans likely infringed upon their rights in their own pocket designs


Holy smokes Batman! Court finds Batmobile replicas infringe DC Comics’ copyrights
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2013

On February 7, 2013, the US District Court for the Central District of California granted plaintiff DC Comics' motion for summary judgment in part


Russia’s new anti-piracy law goes into effect August 1, 2013
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • Russia, USA
  • July 31 2013

Following years of pressure from the United States and entertainment companies, Russia has recently passed new legislation aimed at cracking down on


NFL and MLB urge Supreme Court to declare Aereo’s live broadcast transmission service illegal under the Copyright Act
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 9 2013

On October 11, a group of networks including Fox Television Stations, Inc., Univision Television Group, and American Broadcasting Companies, Inc


Abercrombie accuses J.C. Penney & supplier of infringement
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 1 2010

Abercrombie & Fitch has accused J.C. Penney and one of its suppliers of copyright infringement


Owners of alleged copyright pirate Megaupload dealt a blow by New Zealand appeals court in ongoing extradition battle
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • New Zealand, USA
  • March 4 2013

A New Zealand court of appeals has handed the US Government a major victory in its ongoing battle to extradite the owners of the foreign corporation


Ninth Circuit holds actor in minor role owns independent copyright in performance embodied in motion picture: Garcia v. Google
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • March 3 2014

In a case of first impression, the Ninth Circuit has issued a remarkable decision in which the majority holds that an individual actor's performance



US federal court denies alleged copyright pirate Megaupload’s motion to dismiss federal charges
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • October 18 2012

The foreign corporation behind the alleged piracy website Megaupload.com recently failed in its bid to have criminal copyright charges dismissed on the grounds that it lacked a US mailing address and therefore could not be properly served service of process