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FREE DOWNLOAD - Order Re Subpoenas Served on Social Networking Websites: Crispin v. Christian Audigier, 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 52832 (C.D. Cal. May 26, 2010)

BUCKLEY H. CRISPIN vs. CHRISTIAN AUDIGIER, INC., ET AL. CASE NO. CV 09-09509 MMM (JEMx) UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 52832 May 26, 2010, Decided May 26, 2010, Filed OPINION BY: MARGARET M. MORROW OPINION ORDER GRANTING...

The Best Copyright Complaint Ever? Possibly, When You Have Mike Tyson, Face Tattoos and The Hangover 2 – FREE DOWNLOAD

While in Las Vegas, S. Victor Whitmill applied an original tattoo to the side of boxer Mike Tyson's face. Mr. Whitmill registered a copyright in the tattoo, and Mike Tyson signed a release acknowledging that all artwork, sketches, drawings and photographs related to the tattoo were Mr. Whitmill's...

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP: A Murality Play

By Valentina Shenderovich and Christine Steiner Public wall murals have been the subject of much attention recently. Legislators for Los Angeles, considered the "mural capital of the world", are reviewing a proposed city ordinance to preserve vintage art murals and to repeal an existing ban...

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP: My Fellow Californians - Our Long National Nightmare Is Over

By Christine Steiner In the same era Gerald Ford advised his fellow Americans that "our long national nightmare is over," as he succeeded Richard Nixon as president, the California Legislation enacted the sloppily-drafted California Resale Royalty Act, Civil Code Section 986 . The act was...