DateTitleKnowledge Type
19 September 2012
IP Industry Summary: Court vanquishes copyright infringement claim against Percy Jackson & the Olympians. Industry Summary
24 September 2012
IP Industry Summary: Second Circuit holds that § 111 license does not extend to live streaming of copyrighted television programs over the Internet. Industry Summary
26 June 2012
IP Industry Summary: Federal Circuit Holds that Court Must Look at All Evidence When Determining Fair Market Value of Copyright License. Industry Summary
11 June 2012
IP Industry Summary: Court signals that manufacturing receivers designed to circumvent satellite encryption violates the DMCA and FCA. Industry Summary
26 June 2012
IP Industry Summary: Failure to Allege a Single Example of Similarity Between Copyrighted Works Results in Dismissal. Industry Summary
06 June 2012
IP Industry Summary: 8th Cir. affirms – First National Bank South Dakota likely to be confused with First National Bank in Sioux Falls. Industry Summary
30 May 2012
IP Industry Summary: Ninth Circuit rules subjective similarity best left to juries. Industry Summary
30 May 2012
IP Industry Summary: Georgia State University students will continue to enjoy e-reserves thanks to the Fair Use Doctrine. Industry Summary
31 May 2012
IP Industry Summary: Maywheather un'beat'able in copyright infringement suit. Industry Summary
09 October 2014
IP Industry Summary: Court Turns Down Copyright Claim Based on “Lettuce Turnip The Beet” T-Shirt Slogan, But Allows Trademark Claim Industry Summary
08 January 2014
IP Industry Summary: Court Holds Scentsy’s Infringement Claims Stink Industry Summary
18 March 2014
IP Industry Summary: Jury to Determine Copyright War Between Insurance Company and Illustrator of “General” Cartoon Character. Industry Summary
30 June 2014
IP Industry Summary: Supreme Court Delivers Blow to Laches Defense in Petrella v. MGM Industry Summary
02 July 2014
IP Industry Summary: Supreme Court Hands Down Aereo Decision, Overrules Second Circuit. Industry Summary
18 July 2014
IP Industry Summary: Posner Explains “Elementary” Jurisdiction and Copyright Law to Sherlock Holmes Estate Industry Summary

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