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The Legal Pitfalls Inherent in Using “Works Made for Hire” in California
  • LeClairRyan
  • USA
  • December 12 2017

Labor and employment issues are frequently triggered in the entertainment space, particularly in California. Some of these issues are well-known by


Copyright Claim from Out of the Blue
  • Harness, Dickey & Pierce, PLC
  • USA
  • December 8 2017

Leslie Weller has sued Gillian Flynn, author of the book Gone Girl and a host of others, for infringing Wellers’s copyright in a novel titled Out of


First Amendment balancing act
  • Graydon Head & Ritchey LLP
  • USA
  • December 1 2017

Joshua Kolton, a friend of mine from San Francisco, recently won a partial victory in a case before the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals that posed an


Kaye v. Cartoon Network, Inc.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • November 19 2017

District court dismisses copyright claim alleging that Cartoon Network’s television series “Steven Universe” infringed plaintiff’s comic book series


Should we still doubt about the legality of Copyleft?
  • Inventa International
  • USA, European Union, Global
  • November 14 2017

The concept of Copyleft emerged from the libertarian activism of the free software movement, which brought together programmers from all over the


Not All Pirates are in the Caribbean
  • Harness, Dickey & Pierce, PLC
  • USA
  • November 14 2017

On November 14, 2017, Arthur Alfred II, Ezequiel Martinez, Jr., and Tova Laiter sued The Walt Disney Company in the District of Colorado, alleging


Florida Supreme Court Denies Copyright Protection for Sound Recordings Predating Coverage Under the Federal Copyright Act
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • November 8 2017

In a major victory for media and broadcast entities, the Supreme Court of Florida recently established that Florida law does not recognize exclusive


Esplanade Productions, Inc. v. The Walt Disney Company
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • November 8 2017

District court dismisses copyright claim by well-known producer and writer Gary Goldman alleging that Disney animated film “Zootopia” infringed his


He Who Lives by the Suit, Dies by the Suit
  • Harness, Dickey & Pierce, PLC
  • USA
  • November 1 2017

CBS Broadcasting Inc. has sued photographer Jon Tannen for posting still images from the Gunsmoke episode “Dooley Surrenders,” first aired on March 8


Standing to Sue for Copyright Infringement: No Bright Line Rule for Stock Photo Agencies
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 31 2017

Affirming a grant of summary judgment in favor of copyright defendants, the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit took up the "often litigated