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U.S. Judge Says Plaintiff's Litigation Hold Doesn't Pass Smell Test, Directs It to Pay for Spoliation Probe
Posted on 3 Dec 2012 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

Will your litigation hold meet a judge's expectations? And if not, what are the potential consequences? Are you looking at sanctions or millions of dollars' worth of forensic discovery? To get a glimpse of at least one federal court's view... Read More

Lawsuit Filed Against Distributor Of Video Of Elvis Presley TV Special - FREE DOWNLOAD, Complaint
Posted on 8 Mar 2011 by Travis Burchart

Some brands you just don't copy - not ever. Elvis Presley "the Brand" is one of those. Ubiquitous, well-known, and very valuable, the unlicensed copying of Elvis is like robbing Fort Knox - it's very bold. Recently, Elvis Presley... Read More

Family Planning Clinic Infringement Lawsuit Attacks Anti-Abortionist's Use Of Copyrighted Material With Graphic Images - FREE DOWNLOAD
Posted on 23 May 2011 by Travis Burchart

On May 12, Northland Family Planning Clinic, Inc. filed a copyright action against the Center for Bio-Ethical Reform (CBR). Northland provides reproductive health care to women, including abortions. The CBR, a California non-profit, opposes abortions... Read More

Winston & Strawn Expands London Office IP Practice With Richard Price, Gareth Morgan
Posted on 16 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LONDON - Winston & Strawn LLP has announced that it has significantly expanded its intellectual property, and in particular its patent and trademark litigation capabilities globally, as well as in Europe, with the addition of Richard Price and Gareth... Read More

Pharmaceutical Litigation Partner James Stronski Joins Crowell & Moring
Posted on 8 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Crowell & Moring LLP has announced the addition of partner James K. Stronski to the firm's Intellectual Property Group. Based in the New York office, Stronski is an intellectual property litigator with extensive experience... Read More

Greenberg Traurig Expands Los Angeles Office With IP Attorney Joseph Geisman
Posted on 15 Dec 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SANTA MONICA, Calif. - The international law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP has announced that Joseph Geisman has joined its Intellectual Property and Technology Practice as of counsel in the firm's Los Angeles office. Before joining Greenberg Traurig... Read More

Proskauer Rose LLP On The Righthaven Lawsuits: What Is Fair Use Of Online Publications?
Posted on 24 Mar 2011 by Jeff Neuburger

By Jeff Neuburger of Proskauer Rose LLP Righthaven LLC is an intellectual property enforcement firm that was formed by a group of copyright attorneys and Stephens Media , the publisher of the Law Vegas Review-Journal. The company has been making a... Read More

9th Circuit Denies Copyright Protection To Actress Tricked Into Video Blaspheming The Prophet Mohammed
Posted on 20 May 2015 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

In an opinion issued on May 18, 2015, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has upheld a federal district court’s denial of an actress’s motion for a preliminary injunction that would have required Google to remove the film “Innocence... Read More

Supreme Court Grants Certiorari In Copyright Restoration Dispute
Posted on 7 Mar 2011 by Melissa Ritti

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The constitutionality of Section 514 of the Uruguay Round Agreements Act (URAA), which restores copyrights in foreign works formerly within the United States' public domain, will soon be debated before the U.S. Supreme... Read More

Supreme Court Grants Certiorari In First Sale Copyright Dispute
Posted on 16 Apr 2012 by Melissa Ritti

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court agreed April 16 to again address the question of whether a foreign-made work can be resold within the United States without the permission of a copyright holder ( Supap Kirtsaeng, d/b/a BlueChristine99... Read More

Jury Says Google Infringed, But It Can't Agree On Fair Use
Posted on 8 May 2012 by Melissa Ritti

SAN FRANCISCO - (Mealey's) After five full days of deliberation, federal jurors in California issued a partial verdict on May 7 in the closely watched copyright dispute over defendant Google Inc.'s Android software platform ( Oracle America Inc... Read More

Supreme Court Hears Dispute Over Copyright Restoration, Public Domain Works
Posted on 5 Oct 2011 by Melissa Ritti

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) Formerly copyrighted works or never copyrighted works that have fallen into the public domain become the property of the public, a Stanford University professor told the U.S. Supreme Court Oct. 5 ( Lawrence Golan, et... Read More

Supreme Court Vacates, Remands in Dispute over Textbook Copyrights
Posted on 27 Mar 2013 by Melissa Ritti

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) Citing its ruling last week in Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons Inc. (568 U.S. ___ [2013] (lexis.com subscribers may access Supreme Court briefs and the opinion for this case) ), the U.S. Supreme Court on March 25 granted... Read More

Supreme Court Takes Up Patent Inventorship Dispute
Posted on 1 Nov 2010 by Melissa Ritti

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) Four months after inviting the views of the U.S. solicitor general, the U.S. Supreme Court on Nov. 1 agreed to hear a case that could better define the rights of federal contractor universities in patent disputes arising... Read More

Supreme Court Issues Split Ruling In Fair Use Copyright Dispute
Posted on 13 Dec 2010 by Melissa Ritti

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- (Mealey's) A divided U.S. Supreme Court on Dec. 13 allowed to stand a Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruling that the Copyright Act's first-sale doctrine does not apply to goods lawfully manufactured abroad and then sold... Read More