Archive for ‘Copyright and Trademark’

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 »

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.”

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

PetaPizel: Photographers, Register Your D*mn Copyright

by   |  08.14.17  |  Copyright and Trademark

Photographer Max Dubler struck a nerve last week with an article documenting the theft of one of his downhill skateboarding images. More »

Richard Prince’s Loss Over Appropriated Art Gives Copyright Law Hope

by   |  08.14.17  |  Copyright and Trademark

A federal court rejected Richard Prince’s claim that his use of another artist’s work was so innovative, he shouldn’t have to go to trial for infringement. More »

Buc-ee’s trademark legal battle with Choke Canyon put on hold – Houston Chronicle

by   |  08.14.17  |  Copyright and Trademark

Buc-ee’s also has filed suit against Omaha, Nebraska-based Bucks, Frio River Grocery in Concan, Texas, (over it’s use of a Beaver mascot) and a half dozen others in recent years. More »

Zillow drops legal threat against satirical ‘McMansion Hell’ blog – Houston Chronicle

by   |  06.30.17  |  Copyright and Trademark

Online real estate site Zillow recently announced it would not be pursuing legal action against McMansion Hell, a popular Tumblr blog known for poking fun at over-sized, cheap homes.. Online real estate site Zillow recently announced it would not be pursuing legal action against McMansion Hell, a popular Tumblr blog known for poking fun at over-sized, cheap homes. Wagner pushed back against the claim with a non-profit civil liberties defense group, the Electronic Frontier Foundation. More »

A 14-year-old girl who became famous overnight is feuding with Walmart – Houston Chronicle

by   |  05.05.17  |  Copyright and Trademark, Privacy

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