Berthold hits Target for type copyright infringement

0 Commentsby   |  11.20.17  |  Copyright and Trademark

In June 2017, Berthold came across a promotional video by Target’s outside design firm, touting the production of an animated version of Akzidenz-Grotesk font for Target’s advertising and branding  – the video is available at https://vimeo.com/90107132. More »

Toblerone shape not distinctive enough for trademark, Poundland claims | Business | The Guardian

0 Commentsby   |  11.13.17  |  Copyright and Trademark

Defending its right to launch Twin Peaks bar, budget chain cites Toblerone version with fewer chunks brought out last year More »

Pai Proposes Major Broadcast Dereg | Broadcasting & Cable

0 Commentsby   |  11.01.17  |  Broadcast Regulation

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said he has circulated a media ownership item for a vote at the November meeting that would achieve major broadcast deregulation.

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Will Recent Court Rulings Endanger the Future of Biopics and Documentaries? | Hollywood Reporter

0 Commentsby   |  11.01.17  |  Copyright and Trademark

A Lynyrd Skynyrd movie ban and Olivia de Havilland’s recent legal victory are causing Hollywood studios, press organizations and others to speak up, lest they lose that right. More »

VidAngel Loses Appeal; Content-Filtering Service Sees Trouble Ahead

0 Commentsby   |  11.01.17  |  Copyright and Trademark

The Ninth Circuit court ruled against VidAngel Inc., a service that allows users to stream movies while filtering out nudity and violence. More »

CBS sues man for copyright over screenshots of 59-year-old TV show | Ars Technica

0 Commentsby   |  11.01.17  |  Copyright and Trademark

Asked about the lawsuit, CBS says only that plaintiff will “end up on boot hill.”

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Big Tobacco to Spend Millions on Self-Critical Ads in U.S. – WSJ

0 Commentsby   |  10.03.17  |  Commercial Speech

Altria and British American Tobacco are set to begin running court-mandated TV and newspaper ads with messages about how deadly smoking is and how addictive cigarettes are. More »

Victory! Court rules cheerleaders can paint Bible verse banners | Fox News

0 Commentsby   |  10.01.17  |  Free Speech, student speech

The Court of Appeals for the Ninth District Court of Texas ruled late Thursday in favor of the Kountze cheerleaders – declaring the inspirational Bible verses painted on run-through banners are private speech. More »

USATODAY.com – No ‘journalistic privilege’

0 Commentsby   |  10.01.17  |  shield laws and the reporter's privilege

Many people who support these privileges say that they would be limited to “real” journalists. But who decides when a journalist is real? More »

Supreme Court kickoff: Trump agenda, union dues, Kennedy speculation | Fox News

0 Commentsby   |  10.01.17  |  Supreme Court

Source: Supreme Court kickoff: Trump agenda, union dues, Kennedy speculation | Fox News More »