Sam Hudson

Sam Hudson

Foley Hoag LLP

Contact  |  View Bio  |  RSS

Latest Publications

Share:

Private or Public? The Developing Circuit Split on Internet TV Retransmission

It appears that a Circuit split is developing on the issue of whether Internet services that transmit network television programs are engaged in a transmission to the public in violation of the networks’ copyrights. The...more

9/17/2013 - Aereo Copyright FilmOn X Internet Internet Streaming Split of Authority Television Programming

Court Finds No Digital Re-Sale Right for iTunes Music

One reason to buy physical books and music CDs rather than Kindle books and iTunes files is that when you own a physical copy of the book or music CD, you can lend it to friends. You could also, if you chose, sell your copy....more

7/18/2013 - Apple Digital Downloads e-Books iTunes Music Resales Agreements

FiberCore Case Illustrates Ownership and Transferability of “Shop Rights” to Patented Inventions

An employer may have rights in a patent on its employee’s invention in three situations...more

5/7/2013 - Inventions Inventors Patents Shop Rights Transfers

Copyright Fair Use Defense Not Available to Aggregator of AP News Clips

A U.S. federal court has held that the publication by a media monitoring service of excerpts from Associated Press news articles is copyright infringement for which the fair use defense is not available. The Associated Press...more

4/4/2013 - Associated Press Copyright Copyright Infringement Fair Use

Court Finds No Business In This Show Business Trademark Dispute

It is a basic principle of trademark law that a mark can only be assigned with the goodwill of the business to which the mark relates, for the good reason that the mark is in fact inseparable from the business. But what kind...more

1/23/2013 - Cab Calloway Intent-to-Use Lanham Act Trademark Holders Trademarks Transfer of Interest USPTO

The APP STORE Trademark Wars: New Year’s Installment

Amazon has recorded another success in its battle with Apple over use of the term APP STORE. The U.S. District Court in California has granted Amazon’s motion for summary judgment on Apple’s claim of false advertising...more

1/14/2013 - Amazon App Store Apple Infringement Lanham Act Summary Judgment Trademarks

6 Results
|
View per page
Page: of 1