On May 12 th , Northland
Family Planning Clinic, Inc. filed a copyright action against the Center for
Bio-Ethical Reform (CBR). Northland provides reproductive healthcare
to women, including abortions. The CBR, a California non-profit, opposes
abortions. Northland alleges that the CBR's anti...
Even the oddest
compositions deserve copyright protection. But in a similar vein, even the
oddest compositions beckon parody.
Which brings us to
the song, What What (In the Butt) .
Which then brings us
to the animated television show, South Park .
Brownmark Films, LLC co-owns
On March 6 th , the Southern District of New York
dismissed a trademark lawsuit filed against Oprah Winfrey, holding that Oprah's
use of the phrase "Own Your Power" did not infringe plaintiff's
trademark. The court held that Oprah's use constituted fair use under 15 U.S.C. §...
Recently, the Southern District of New York granted
defendants summary judgment in a copyright case attacking the HathiTrust
Digital Library (HDL). The HDL, which houses digitized works from university
libraries, is used for: (1) full-text searches; (2) preservation; and (3) to
provide access for...
A collection of music companies will continue to defend themselves
against a mother who was once accused of copyright infringement after she
posted a YouTube video of her children dancing to a Prince song.
A California federal court refused to grant Universal Music
Corporation, Universal Music...