Todd McCormick

Todd McCormick

Sedgwick LLP

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Supreme Court Knocks Out Laches as Equitable Defense to "Raging Bull" Suit

In Petrella v. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc., No. 12-1315 (May 19, 2014), the Supreme Court of the United States found the equitable defense of laches does not apply to a copyright infringement claim. In a 6-3 decision, the...more

6/12/2014 - Affirmative Defenses Copyright Copyright Infringement Laches MGM Petrella v. MGM Raging Bull SCOTUS

Purple Haze Lifted by Ninth Circuit Regarding Jimi Hendrix’s Post-Mortem Publicity Rights

In Experience Hendrix L.L.C. v. HendrixLicensing.com LTD, Nos. 11–35858, 11–35872 (9th Cir. Jan. 29, 2014), the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the constitutionality of Washington State’s Personality Rights Act (WPRA),...more

3/12/2014 - Copyright Music Right of Publicity

SCOTUS: “First Sale” Doctrine Also Applies to Copyrighted Works Lawfully Manufactured Abroad

In arguably the most important copyright case of the past decade, the Supreme Court of the United States, in a 6-3 decision, held that the “first sale” doctrine protects the right to import and sell gray market goods. Gray...more

5/7/2013 - Copyright Copyright Infringement First Sale Doctrine Manufacturers The Copyright Act

Credit Crunch Digest -- April 2013

This issue of the Credit Crunch Digest focuses on the dismissal of antitrust claims against major banks in Libor-related litigation; settlement in the Merrill Lynch/Bank of America merger case; settlement in the SAC Capital...more

5/2/2013 - Bank of America Bernie Madoff EU Federal Reserve Insider Trading Libor Merrill Lynch Mortgage-Backed Securities Proposed Regulation Settlement Trustees

Credit Crunch Digest -- March 2013

This issue of the Credit Crunch Digest focuses on developments in antitrust-based Libor claims against major banks; the status of European Union investigations into Libor manipulation; developments in IndyMac-related...more

4/2/2013 - Attorney Generals Bernie Madoff Dodd-Frank EU FDIC Federal Reserve IndyMac Libor Mandatory Clearing Requirements Stress Tests

Credit Crunch Digest -- February 2013

This issue of the Credit Crunch Digest focuses on fines against Royal Bank of Scotland for alleged Libor rate rigging; the Department of Justice’s lawsuit against Standard & Poors; developments in a mortgage-backed securities...more

2/28/2013

Credit Crunch Digest -- January 2013

This issue of the Credit Crunch Digest focuses on a potential imminent regulatory settlement involving Royal Bank of Scotland’s role in alleged Libor manipulation; the profits obtained by Deutsche Bank for its investments in...more

2/5/2013 - Bank of America CFTC Deutsche Bank Dodd-Frank Fannie Mae Foreign Banks Fraud Goldman Sachs Insider Trading Libor Markets and Trading Reorganization Act Ponzi Scheme RBS SEC Swaps UBS

Court Gives Insured Roofer the Bird – Late Notice is Sufficient to Deny a Claim

In Atlantic Casualty Insurance Company v. Value Waterproofing, Inc., 2013 WL 152854 (S.D.N.Y., 2013), the Southern District Court of New York held that a commercial general liability insurer had no duty to defend or indemnify...more

1/30/2013 - Atlantic Casualty Insurance Company Duty to Defend Greenwhich Insurance Company Late Notices Liability Insurance Notice Requirements Notifications

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