DateTitleKnowledge Type
22 August 2012
IP Industry Summary: Sixth Circuit settles questions related to fair use defense and apportionment of profits in copyright infringement case. Industry Summary
27 August 2012
IP Industry Summary: 7th Circuit Kills Copyright Infringement Case; Finds Kanye West’s Claims Stronger. Industry Summary
10 July 2012
IP Industry Summary: DC Circuit declares Copyright Royalty Board structure Unconstitutional. Industry Summary
11 July 2012
IP Industry Summary: ASCAP appeals District Court's reasonable royalty fee determination. Industry Summary
20 July 2012
IP Industry Summary: Seventh Circuit Finds Fair Use - South Park Prevails in Parody Proceeding. Industry Summary
12 December 2012
IP Industry Summary: Is Virtual Property Real or Intellectual?: Second Life Class Action Moves Forward. Industry Summary
05 December 2012
IP Industry Summary: One Law Firm Under a Groove, Just for the Funk of It Industry Summary
08 November 2012
IP Industry Summary: Nikita, Natasha: Judge Dismisses Copyright Suit Against Elton John Industry Summary
26 November 2012
IP Industry Summary: Ninth Circuit Finds Laches Defense a Total Knockout. Industry Summary
27 November 2012
IP Industry Summary: Not Going Extinct: Judge Refuses to Reduce Dinosaur Photo Copyright Award Industry Summary
27 November 2012
IP Industry Summary: MGA Dolls are Bratz but not Infringers. Industry Summary
18 October 2012
IP Industry Summary: Facebook History Publisher Not Liable for Copyright Infringement Industry Summary
25 October 2012
IP Industry Summary: Malibu Media Takes A Hit Industry Summary
05 September 2012
IP Industry Summary: Court Partial to Partitioning Copyrights for Car Parts Providers’ Computer Program. Industry Summary
05 September 2012
IP Industry Summary: Plaintiff’s misunderstanding of trademark versus copyright protection not enough for motion to dismiss. Industry Summary

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