Archive for ‘Copyright and Trademark’

Dr. Seuss and Star Trek at Odds over Copyright and Trademark

0 Commentsby   |  01.06.18  |  Copyright and Trademark

“Oh the Places You’ll Boldly Go” combines Star Trek elements and Dr. Seuss’s copyright, exploring the fair use frontier. More »

Spotify files to go public as it faces a $1.6-billion copyright infringement suit – LA Times

0 Commentsby   |  01.03.18  |  Copyright and Trademark

Spotify has confidentially filed paperwork for an initial public offering, a person familiar with the matter said. Meanwhile, Wixen is suing Spotify for at least $1.6 billion, alleging that the digital music streaming service violated the L.A.-area music publisher’s copyright on over 10,000 songs.

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Bruno Mars Sued by Photographer for Sharing Childhood Photo

0 Commentsby   |  12.20.17  |  Copyright and Trademark

Singer Bruno Mars is being sued by a photographer after he posted a childhood photo of himself on social media More »

House Bill Introduced for Copyright Small Claims

0 Commentsby   |  12.20.17  |  Copyright and Trademark

Photographers in the United States are now one step closer toward seeing a copyright small claims system for pursuing infringements on a smaller scale. A new bipartisan House bill has introduced the CASE Act, which stands for the “Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act of 2017.” More »

Netflix Stole My VHS Cassette Photos for Its Stranger Things Boxed Set

0 Commentsby   |  12.20.17  |  Copyright and Trademark

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Artist Sues Marc Jacobs for Copyright Infringement

0 Commentsby   |  11.25.17  |  Copyright and Trademark

International fashion brand Marc Jacobs has been sued for copyright infringement over the company’s Resort 2017 collection.

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Berthold hits Target for type copyright infringement

by   |  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

by   |  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

by   |  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

by   |  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 »