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All's Fair in Whoville: Dr. Seuss Parody is Fair Use
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • July 13 2018

A play about an adult Cindy Lou Who is a fair use of How the Grinch Stole Christmas ("Grinch"), according to a July 6, 2018, opinion issued by the U.S


Did The Ninth Circuit’s “Blurred Lines” Ruling Just Quietly Move To Kill Off The So-Called Inverse Ratio Rule?
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2018

This week, on July 11, 2018, the Ninth Circuit issued an order which both denied a petition to rehear its “Blurred Lines” decision en banc, which


Allen v. Cooper
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • July 10 2018

Fourth Circuit reverses district court’s rejection of North Carolina’s Eleventh Amendment immunity claims as defense to copyright infringement suit


Lombardo v. Dr. Seuss Enterprises L.P.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • July 6 2018

Second Circuit in summary order affirms district court’s judgment granting plaintiff’s request for declaration that play “Who’s Holiday!” was


Owner of “Let’s Get It On” Copyright Sues Ed Sheeran for $100 Million
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2018

This week, the owner of the copyright for Marvin Gaye’s hit song “Let’s Get It On” filed a complaint against English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran. The


Cortés-Ramos v. Martin-Morales
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • June 28 2018

In infringement action against Ricky Martin by songwriting contest entrant, First Circuit reverses dismissal of claims based on arbitration clause


No Standing, No Cheese
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • June 28 2018

The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed grant of judgment as a matter of law in favor of rapper Jay-Z and other defendants on copyright


The marvellous world of superhero licensing
  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
  • USA
  • June 26 2018

The Marvel franchise has enjoyed unprecedented box office success over the last decade, culminating in numerous films, TV series and other digital


Shame on You Productions, Inc. v. Banks
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • June 21 2018

Following dismissal of copyright infringement claim concerning 2014 film “Walk of Shame,” Ninth Circuit affirms nearly $318,000 award of attorneys’


Using a Public Sculpture in Your Advertising? Watch Out!
  • Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz PC
  • USA
  • June 21 2018

What should you do when you film a commercial in public and there's a sculpture in the background? Do you need to get a release from the sculptor