Archive for ‘Copyright and Trademark’

Songwriters group wants payments from South Padre Island beach bar – KTXS

by   |  02.05.17  |  Copyright and Trademark

The biggest beach bar in Texas is being sued by an association that represents songwriters and publishers complaining they haven’t been paid for their songs played or performed there. More »

Yeti Coolers, Rtic Coolers settle lawsuit; Rtic to redesign disputed products – Houston Business Journal

by   |  02.03.17  |  Copyright and Trademark

The agreement settles a series of lawsuits Yeti first filed against Rtic in July 2015 claiming trademark infringement. More »

Law school naming dispute hits impasse – Houston Chronicle

by   |  02.02.17  |  Copyright and Trademark

Houston’s two embattled law schools alerted a federal judge on Wednesday morning that their sluggish settlement discussions in a trademark dispute had reached a standstill. Next up: Mediation.

Source: Law school naming dispute hits impasse – Houston Chronicle More »

The Parody Defense to Trademark Infringement: The North Face vs. The South Butt | The IP Law Blog

by   |  01.17.17  |  Copyright and Trademark

By Zachary J. Wadlé Missouri teenager Jimmy Winkelmann grew weary of his high school classmates’ blind and materialistic infatuation with The More »

Copyright in Klingon

by   |  01.11.17  |  Copyright and Trademark, Free Speech

A “Star Trek” fan film is hit with an unfavorable ruling in a copyright infringement suit in federal court in California. More »

Fair Use or Infringement? A Look at Politics & Copyright – Print Magazine

by   |  12.09.16  |  Copyright and Trademark

Learn the difference between copyright and fair use with these examples from present and past political campaigns. Read more. More »

Supreme Court Term Promises to Be IP Blockbuster

by   |  09.26.16  |  Copyright and Trademark

With four IP cases on the docket and several more knocking at the door of certiorari the U.S. Supreme Court is poised for a banner year of patent trademark and copyright decisions. More »

Supreme Court Could Weigh In on Redskins Trademark Case

by   |  05.02.16  |  Copyright and Trademark

If the court takes up cases regarding the names of the N.F.L. team and an Asian-American band, it could test a distinctly American commitment to free speech. More »

Led Zeppelin’s Robert Plant, Jimmy Page to Face ‘Stairway to Heaven’ Suit – NBC News

by   |  04.14.16  |  Copyright and Trademark

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Joss Whedon, Lionsgate Hit With Copyright Lawsuit Over ‘The Cabin in the Woods’ – The Hollywood Reporter

by   |  04.15.15  |  Copyright and Trademark

Joss Whedon, Lionsgate Hit With Copyright Lawsuit Over ‘The Cabin in the Woods’ – The Hollywood Reporter. More »