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01 October 2017
Copyright, Licenses, and Avoiding the Perils of Infringement
Source: ACC Docket
Articles
02 May 2017
3 Top Takeaways: Brands and Their Corporate and Social Responsibility Legal Alerts
01 May 2017
Something for Designers to Maybe Cheer About Legal Alerts
01 May 2017
Trademarks in the USA
Source: Lexology
Articles
01 May 2017
Supreme Court Rules on Design of a Useful Article
Source: The Intellectual Property Strategist
Articles
18 April 2017
In the Trenches with Social Media Podcasts
10 February 2017
Key Takeaways: IP 101 for Non-IP Counsel Legal Alerts
21 October 2016
Key Takeaways from the Advanced Trademark Law Seminar Legal Alerts
20 October 2016
Doing Business in Mexico: Exploring Cross-Border Issues Podcasts
10 October 2016
Top Takeaways from the 2016 Advanced Trademark Law Seminar Other Publications
01 July 2016
Kirtsaeng Clarifies Attorney's Fees Standard In Copyright Cases, Injects More Uncertainty Into Availability of Fee Awards
Source: Intellectual Property Strategist
Articles
28 June 2016
Brexit — What IP Rights Holders Need to Understand Now Legal Alerts
01 January 2016
The Intellectual Property Handbook: A Practical Guide for Franchise, Business, and IP Counsel, Second Edition
Source: Publication of ABA Forum on Franchising, Section of Intellectual Propertyrty Law
Books
06 October 2015
IP Industry Summary: Happy Birthday, Everyone: Central District of California Rules Popular Song Is In Public Domain Industry Summary
01 September 2015
Minimizing Copyright Risks When Using Open Source Software
Source: ACC Docket
Articles
24 August 2015
IP Industry Summary: Southern District of Texas Denies Prevailing Defendant’s Request for Attorneys’ Fees in Recent Copyright Case Industry Summary
01 June 2015
A Closer Look at § 1202 Litigation and the Developing Jurisprudence of Copyright Management Information (CMI)
Source: New Matter
Articles
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
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
01 December 2014
Am. Broad. Cos., Inc. v. Aereo, Inc. Survey
Source: University of San Francisco School of Law Intellectual Property Law Bulletin vol. 19, Issue 1
Articles
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
01 August 2014
Suing Led Zeppelin: Can a Copyright Infringement Plaintiff Rewrite Rock and Roll History?
Source: LJN's Entertainment Law & Finance
Articles
18 July 2014
IP Industry Summary: Posner Explains “Elementary” Jurisdiction and Copyright Law to Sherlock Holmes Estate Industry Summary
02 July 2014
IP Industry Summary: Supreme Court Hands Down Aereo Decision, Overrules Second Circuit. Industry Summary
30 June 2014
IP Industry Summary: Supreme Court Delivers Blow to Laches Defense in Petrella v. MGM Industry Summary
02 June 2014
How to Handle The New Domain Rules
Source: Law Week Colorado
Articles
18 March 2014
IP Industry Summary: Jury to Determine Copyright War Between Insurance Company and Illustrator of “General” Cartoon Character. Industry Summary
08 January 2014
IP Industry Summary: Court Holds Scentsy’s Infringement Claims Stink Industry Summary
01 December 2013
Liberating the Library: Fair Use Mostly Upheld for University E-Reserves in Cambridge University Press v. Becker
Source: Mercer Law Review, Vol. 64, Issue 2, 611
Articles
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
04 November 2013
IP Industry Summary: Ask Me No Questions, and I’ll Tell the Register of Copyrights No Lies. 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
13 August 2013
Mad Men Settles Right Of Publicity Case With 79-Year-Old Model Legal Alerts
01 August 2013
Best Practices for Intellectual Property Licensing: Addressing the Rights Granted and Assets Covered in Patent, Copyright, Trade Secret, and Trademark Licenses
Source: Association of Corporate Counsel InfoPak
Other Publications
01 June 2013
To Disclose or Not to Disclose?
Source: LJN's Franchising Business & Law Alert, Vol. 19, No. 9
Articles
14 May 2013
Should the Pattern Be the “Brand”?: A Potential Revenue-Generating Bonanza
Source: Stout Risius Ross Journal
Articles
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
18 March 2013
Gay Right to Terminate Under the 1976 Copyright Act
Source: Cardozo Arts and Entertainment Law Journal, 31 Cardozo Arts & Ent. L.J. 275 (2013)
Articles
11 February 2013
IP Industry Summary: California District Court Not Crazy about Extending First Amendment to Private Actors in the DMCA Context. 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
20 January 2013
That’s My Joke . . . Art . . . Trick! How the Internal Norms of IP Communities are Ineffective Against Extra-Community Misappropriation
Source: Virginia Sports and Entertainment Law Journal, 12 Va. Sports & Ent. L.J. 63 (2012)
Articles
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
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
26 November 2012
IP Industry Summary: Ninth Circuit Finds Laches Defense a Total Knockout. Industry Summary
08 November 2012
IP Industry Summary: Nikita, Natasha: Judge Dismisses Copyright Suit Against Elton John Industry Summary
01 November 2012
Copyright and Right of Publicity Risks When Using Social Media
Source: ACC Docket
Articles
25 October 2012
IP Industry Summary: Malibu Media Takes A Hit Industry Summary
18 October 2012
IP Industry Summary: Facebook History Publisher Not Liable for Copyright Infringement Industry Summary
15 October 2012
Know Exactly What You Mean Before Claiming It’s “Green” Legal Alerts
30 September 2012
Is Copyright’s Transformative-Use Doctrine a Square Peg in the Round Hole of Right-of-Publicity Cases?
Source: IP Litigator
Articles
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
19 September 2012
IP Industry Summary: Court vanquishes copyright infringement claim against Percy Jackson & the Olympians. 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
01 September 2012
So What'cha Want? The Need for Clarity in Copyright Infringement Cases Based on Digital Sampling
Source: Bright Ideas
Articles
27 August 2012
IP Industry Summary: 7th Circuit Kills Copyright Infringement Case; Finds Kanye West’s Claims Stronger. Industry Summary
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
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
01 August 2012
‘Actual Transfer’ versus ‘Making Available’: A Critical Analysis of the Exclusive Right to Distribute Copyrighted Works
Source: The Computer & Internet Lawyer, Vol. 29, No. 8, August 1, 2012.
Articles
01 August 2012
Facebook Resolves User Right of Publicity Claims Concerning Sponsored Stories
Source: Cyberspace Lawyer
Articles
20 July 2012
IP Industry Summary: Seventh Circuit Finds Fair Use - South Park Prevails in Parody Proceeding. Industry Summary
11 July 2012
IP Industry Summary: ASCAP appeals District Court's reasonable royalty fee determination. Industry Summary
10 July 2012
IP Industry Summary: DC Circuit declares Copyright Royalty Board structure Unconstitutional. Industry Summary
26 June 2012
IP Industry Summary: Failure to Allege a Single Example of Similarity Between Copyrighted Works Results in Dismissal. 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
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
31 May 2012
IP Industry Summary: Maywheather un'beat'able in copyright infringement suit. 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
01 May 2012
CA Courts Agree with Franchisees' Assertions of Triable Facts
Source: LJN's Franchising & Business Law Alert
Articles
01 May 2012
When Can Brand Owners Demand 'Show Me the Money'?
Source: Law Journal Newsletters
Articles
19 April 2012
What is Unauthorized Access Under the CFAA? Lessons Learned from United States v. Nosal Legal Alerts
04 April 2012
Ninth Circuit Accepts Declaration Testimony As Proof Of Materiality Of False Advertising
Source: World Trademark Review
Articles
02 April 2012
Copyright Law for Trademark Lawyers: U.S. Copyright Protection for Logos Packaging and Products
Source: Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
Articles
01 March 2012
Golan v. Holder: A Catalyst for Orphan Works Legislation?
Source: The Intellectual Property Strategist
Articles
27 February 2012
‘Actual Transfer’ vs. ‘Making Available:’ A Critical Analysis of the Exclusive Right to Distribute Copyrighted Works (Part II)
Source: New Matter, Vol. 37, No. 1
Articles
02 February 2012
From the Experts: Head In(to) the Cloud?
Source: Corporate Counsel
Articles
18 November 2011
Privacy and Social Media: Legal Implications of Privacy (or Lack Thereof) in a Networked World Podcasts
13 November 2011
Substantially Perfect: Viacom v. YouTube’s Problematic Rewrite of the DMCA’s Elements of Notification
Source: Cardozo Arts and Entertainment Law Journal, 29 Cardozo Arts & Ent. L.J. 495 (2011)
Articles
14 October 2011
‘Actual Transfer’ vs. ‘Making Available:’ A Critical Analysis of the Exclusive Right to Distribute Copyrighted Works
Source: New Matter, Vol. 6, No. 3
Articles
01 October 2011
Golan v. Holder: Copyright in the Image of the First Amendment
Source: The John Marshall Review of Intellectual Property Law
Articles
01 July 2011
Online Publication Subjects Foreign Author to U.S. Copyright Registration Requirement
Source: Cyberspace Lawyer
Articles
23 June 2011
Online Publication Subjects Foreign Author to U.S. Copyright Registration Requirement Legal Alerts
01 May 2011
The Impact of Offers of Judgment in Copyright Cases
Source: ABA Intellectual Property Litigation Newsletter
Articles
01 April 2011
Does Liability under the DMCA Require a Showing of Nexus to Copyright Infringement
Source: American Bar Association's Intellectual Property Litigation Newsletter
Articles
30 March 2011
Internet Content Providers Beware: You Could End Up in New York Legal Alerts
19 January 2011
Intellectual Property Innovations Class: Copyright Law for Trademark Lawyers: Copyrights in Logos, Packaging and Product Designs Podcasts
17 December 2010
U.S. Supreme Court Evenly Divided On Whether Copyright Act Prohibits Importation of Gray Market Goods Manufactured Abroad Legal Alerts
01 November 2010
Supreme Court Hears Argument Concerning International Exhaustion of Copyright
Source: Townsend IP Update
Articles
14 October 2010
Out of the Induced Infringement Frying Pan? Legal Alerts
07 October 2010
Second Circuit Finds Downloading Music Does Not Violate "Performance" Copyright
Source: Townsend IP Update
Articles
01 October 2010
'Recent Developments in Copyright' Selected Annotated Cases
Source: The Journal of the Copyright Society of the U.S.A.
Articles
01 October 2010
U.S. Copyright Protection for Logos, Packaging and Products
Source: Intellectual Property Magazine
Articles
16 August 2010
When Parodists Wish Upon the Fair Use Star - A dream come true could be a nightmare.
Source: New York Law Journal
Articles
13 May 2010
Intellectual Property Innovations Class: Copyright Q&A: Copyright Law Through the Prism of Day-to-Day Issues Podcasts
01 May 2010
Copyright Applicants Authorized to File Infringement Suits Before Registration Is Issued
Source: Townsend IP Update
Articles
01 May 2010
Stayin' Alive: An Overview of Copyright Termination
Source: The Intellectual Property Strategist
Articles
01 April 2010
The Buck Stops Where? Avenues to Indemnification in the Copyright Context
Source: American Bar Association Intellectual Property Litigation Newsletter
Articles
11 March 2010
Becoming Social: Issues in Creating Networking Sites
Source: New York Law Journal
Articles
23 February 2010
Failure to Register Foreign Copyrights in the United States Takes Millions in Potential Remedies Off the Table Legal Alerts
01 January 2010
Protecting Your Data: What Are Your Options? (Author)
Source: Intellectual Property Today
Articles
01 October 2009
'Recent Developments in Copyright' Selected Annotated Cases
Source: The Journal of the Copyright Society of the U.S.A.
Articles
02 June 2009
Pay What You Like – No Really. Why Copyright Law Should Make Digital Music Free for Noncommercial Uses
Source: Emory Law Journal
Articles
01 June 2009
Relevant Markets for Copyrighted Works
Source: Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 34, No. 4
Articles
02 March 2009
Court Awards Copyright Owner, Client of Kilpatrick Stockton, the Infringer's Entire Gross Revenues as Remedy for Willful Infringement of Furniture Designs Legal Alerts
01 January 2009
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP IP Desk Reference - 6th Edition
Source: Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
Books
01 December 2008
Harry Potter Decision Provides Guidance on Fair Use
Source: The Intellectual Property Strategist
Articles
01 October 2008
Meh. The Irrelevance of Copyright in the Public Mind
Source: Northwestern Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property, Volume 7, Number 1
Articles
01 October 2008
'Recent Developments in Copyright' Selected Annotated Cases
Source: The Journal of the Copyright Society of the U.S.A.
Articles
01 January 2008
Performance Values
Source: Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 83, Issue 2
Articles
26 September 2007
Federal Court in North Carolina Finds Infringement of Copyrights in Ornamental Furniture Designs Legal Alerts
01 June 2007
Book Review of the Copyright Litigation Handbook
Source: The Federal Lawyer
Articles
01 June 2007
From Ringtones to Downloads
Source: Copyright World
Articles
03 May 2007
A Question of Cost: Recent Decisions on the Copyright Act
Source: Copyright World
Articles
28 April 2007
A Decade of Copyright Developments
Source: Art Libraries Society of North America
Articles
10 April 2007
In Vogue: IP Protection for Fashion Design
Source: Copyright World
Articles
01 March 2007
Valid and Correct: A Recent US Case Which Challenged the Validity of a Statute
Source: Copyright World
Articles
01 January 2007
Incentive and Expectation in Copyright
Source: Hastings Law Journal, Vol. 58
Articles
01 January 2007
Copyright as Trade Regulation
Source: University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 155, Issue 4
Articles
14 November 2006
Register of Copyrights Answers the Call: Says "Ringtones" May Qualitfy for Statutory Licensing under the Copyright Act Legal Alerts
01 January 2006
Forging a Truly Utilitarian Copyright
Source: Iowa Law Review, Vol. 91
Articles
18 May 2005
Trademarks on the Internet: Hot Topics
Source: ACC IP Committee Newsletter via www.KilpatrickStockton.com
Articles
18 May 2005
Trade Secret Versus Patent Protection: Or Both?
Source: ACC IP Committee Newsletter via www.KilpatrickStockton.com
Articles
28 April 2005
Strategies for Avoiding and Overcoming Descriptive Objections Under Section 2(e) of the Lanham Act
Source: ACC IP Committee Newsletter via www.KilpatrickStockton.com
Articles
05 October 2004
The Survival of Copyright Traditions in the Evolution of Compact Disc Digital Rights Management
Source: 2004 ASCAP Nathan Burkan Memorial Copyright Law Writing Competition
Articles
01 December 2003
Copyright Remedies and the First Amendment: Predictable as the Wind?
Source: Wake Forest Journal of Business and Intellectual Property Law, Vol. 3, No. 1
Articles
30 November 2003
New Media Licensing
Source: Georgia Bar Intellectual Property Section
Articles
01 September 2003
Moral Rights, Legal Wrongs: Risks, Conflict and Constitutional Consideration in Introducing Moral Rights Protection to U.S. Law
Source: Copyright World
Articles
01 February 2002
Copyright Protection for GIS Information: A New Revenue Source
Source: Georgia County Government
Articles
01 December 2001
RIAA v. Napster: The Struggle to Protect Copyrights in the Internet Age
Source: Georgia State University Law Review, Vol. 18, Iss. 2
Articles
18 August 2000
High-Tech World of Napster Meets Copyright Law
Source: The Business Journal
Articles
01 February 2000
The Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act of 1999
Source: Georgia Bar Journal
Articles
01 January 2000
Protection of Product Configurations: Supreme Court to Review Samara Brothers
Source: Intellectual Property News
Articles
15 September 1999
Copywrong: Insuring Against Intellectual Property Risks
Source: American Bar Association
Articles
01 January 1997
Playboy Enterprises, Inc. and Special Editions Ltd. v. Jennifer Dumas and Jennifer Dumas, Inc.
Source: Copyright World
Articles
15 May 1996
Copyright Law for Visual Artists
Source: Art Papers
Articles
01 January 1996
Trade Names, Trademarks, Copyrights and Unfair Competition
Source: Encyclopedia of Georgia Law
Articles
01 January 1995
Copyrights and Moral Rights - What Architects Need to Know
Source: AIA Georgia
Articles
01 January 1981
"A Look at the Copyright Revision Act Through the Eyes of the Art Collector," 6 Art & L. 31 (1981), reprinted with permission, by Merryman, Elsen & Urice, in Law, Ethics and the Visual Arts (2007).
Source: Art and the Law
Articles
01 January 1980
The Four Aces Litigation: What's in a Name?
Source: Art and the Law
Articles

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