Articles in Copyright
Mr. Brainwash’s works recently joined the increasing number of cases on appropriation art after photographer Dennis Morris sued the street artist for use of his 1977 picture of Sid Vicious.
Google Glass is finally here, but the hefty $1,500 price only buys the first adopters a license to use the product and not an actual ownership right.
Southern District of New York Judge Richard J. Sullivan rules re-sale of legitimately purchased digital music infringes owners’ excusive reproduction and distribution rights.
Sherlock Holmes specialist files a suit against the Conan Doyle Estate for a decision on the public domain status of the famous detective. The specialist, Leslie Klinger, hopes to publish his collection of Holmes-inspired stories without paying a license for the use of characters and plot-lines.
On March 20, 2013, the chief of the United States Copyright Office, Register of Copyrights Maria Pallante, appeared before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet, to announce the need for …
A team of students for the IP clinic has advocated in favor Aereo and Aereokiller technologies in the Second and Ninth Circuit proceedings. Recently, News Corp reacted to the Second Circuit’s support of Aereo’s service by threatening to turn Fox into a cable channel in order to put it out of reach of Aereo’s technology. As the battle heats up, consider – which side are you on?
HBO’s long-awaited third season premiere of Game of Thrones garnered 6.7 million views from subscribers when it aired on March 31, 2013. With more than 163,000 simultaneous users sharing the episode “Valar Dohaeris,” the show …
Kanye West faces an infringement claim for unauthorized sampling in his 2005 hit “Gold Digger.”
Brooklyn fashion designer Haleh Nematzadeh sued Yoko Ono for allegedly passing off the designer’s clothing line as her own.
Your favorite wireless carriers, Verizon Wireless, AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile, recently prevailed in a copyright lawsuit brought against them by Luvdarts LLC.