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Did Your Prom Have a Copyright Theme? Probably Not, but a Recent New York Copyright Case Has a Prom Theme

In determining the copyrightability of prom dress designs, the Southern District of New York recently noted that: The exception for separable elements of useful articles has proven difficult to apply, and courts "have twisted themselves into knots trying to create a test to effectively ascertain...

Is Old Navy Actively Pursuing Trademark Infringement? Skateboard/Snowboard Clothier Believes So

Active Sports Lifestyle USA, a manufacturer of active wear for extreme athletes/riders, recently filed a trademark infringement action against Old Navy. Old Navy is accused of infringing the "Active" trademark, which includes Active's triangle design. According to the complaint...