DateTitleKnowledge Type
07 May 2013
IP Industry Summary: Second Circuit Finds Rastafarians Transformative in Copyright Fair Use Case. Industry Summary
08 April 2013
IP Industry Summary: No First-Sale Doctrine for Digital Music Files Industry Summary
08 February 2013
IP Industry Summary: Argument for a License to use Haiti Earthquake TwitPics via Twitter’s Terms of Service is Too Shaky for NY District Court. Industry Summary
11 February 2013
IP Industry Summary: California District Court Not Crazy about Extending First Amendment to Private Actors in the DMCA Context. Industry Summary
04 November 2013
IP Industry Summary: Ask Me No Questions, and I’ll Tell the Register of Copyrights No Lies. Industry Summary
26 November 2013
IP Industry Summary: Up, Up and Away: Ninth Circuit Holds Heirs of Superman Co-Creator Signed Away Rights Industry Summary
11 November 2013
IP Industry Summary: How the Campus Crusade Didn’t Steal “Christ in Christmas” Industry Summary
28 October 2013
IP Industry Summary: “Head’s Up”: Under Second Circuit’s “Dominant-Author” Test, Director Cut From Film and Left Without Rights. Industry Summary
06 October 2015
IP Industry Summary: Happy Birthday, Everyone: Central District of California Rules Popular Song Is In Public Domain Industry Summary
14 January 2015
IP Industry Summary: “Whoomp! (There It Is)”: Fifth Circuit Determines Copyright Ownership of Popular Nineties Song after Decade-Long Battle Industry Summary
17 March 2015
IP Industry Summary: We Three Kings: Trio of Rap Stars Successfully Dismisses Infringement Action Brought by Gospel Songwriters. Industry Summary
09 March 2015
IP Industry Summary: Dispute over Eyelash Photograph Leads Southern District of New York to Examine Copyright Issues Industry Summary
24 August 2015
IP Industry Summary: Southern District of Texas Denies Prevailing Defendant’s Request for Attorneys’ Fees in Recent Copyright Case Industry Summary
08 August 2012
IP Industry Summary: Court closes the book on copyright infringement claim - rules social media website not liable for users’ bookmarks. Industry Summary
08 August 2012
IP Industry Summary: All dolled up with nowhere to go: Court rejects copyright infringement claim brought against manufacturer of Bratz. Industry Summary

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