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George Clinton to Pay His Lawyers in Song -
In a 9th Circuit opinion, the panel upheld a district court opinion which assigned four of Clinton’s sound recording copyrights to a receiver to satisfy judgments rendered...more
The Department of Commerce is holding a round table at Harvard Law School on June 25, 2014 to discuss the Internet Policy Task Force’s Green Paper on Copyright Policy, Creativity and Innovation in the Digital Economy,...more
In this issue:
- Special Report: US Supreme Court Will Decide Key IP Cases in 2014
- Patent Litigation: Strategies to Battle NPEs: Lessons from the Front Lines
- Design Patents: The Federal Circuit...more
As part of the series of posts dedicated to movies and intellectual property for celebrating the upcoming World IP Day, we blogged about the recent Sky-SIAE case on fair compensation for authors of movies who have assigned...more
Last November, French courts have, for the first time, ordered to block entire video streaming websites based on specific laws against copyright infringement (Hadopi 2009 laws1). To some authors, this decision is questionable...more
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit is currently hearing an appeal of a district court decision, which if upheld would have enormous ramifications for freedom of speech and the online service provider safe harbor...more
PROPOSED Joint Discovery Plan / Scheduling Order filed by Plaintiff Chad Elie, Defendants Alain Jeffery Ifrah, Ifrah PLLC . (Chattah, Sigal) (Entered: 10/17/2013) [Clerk Notes.]
United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division (Judge Thomas M. Durkin); MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER re Dismissal of Civil Action based upon the Illinois Loss Recovery Act, 720 ILCS...more
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
Electronic Notice by Claims Administrator Garden City Group to US Full Tilt Poker Player Victims re Fund Remission Process, Protocols, and Procedure.
On September 16th, 2013 the Full Tilt Poker Claims...more
SUMMARY -- Copyright / Fair Use
The panel affirmed the district court’s summary judgment in favor of the defendants but vacated the district court’s award of attorneys’ fees in an artist’s action alleging violations of the...more
Following high-profile injunctions awarded last year against the major ISPs requiring them to block access to peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing sites Newzbin2 and The Pirate Bay, in a new site blocking decision delivered on 16...more
STIPULATION FOR EXTENSION OF TIME (First Request) for Defendants' Reply in Support of MOTION to Dismiss by Defendants Alain Jeffery Ifrah, Ifrah PLLC. (Terry, Brian) (Entered: 07/22/2013) [Clerk's Notes]
STIPULATION AND ORDER OF SETTLEMENT WITH RESPECT TO ABSOLUTE POKER: IT IS HEREBY STIPULATED, ORDERED AND AGREED, by and between Plaintiff United States of America, by its attorney Preet Bharara, United States Attorney,...more
On April 9, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit issued an order upholding an arbitration award against a video game developer and granting a publisher a perpetual license in the developer’s game due to the...more
Approved and Executed STIPULATION AND ORDER OF SETTLEMENT IN REGARD TO CHRISTOPHER FERGUSON:
Ferguson agrees to forfeit to the United States all funds in the Ferguson Account (the "Ferguson Account Funds") for disposition...more
LETTER addressed to Judge Kimba M. Wood from AUSA Sharon Cohen Levin dated 02/19/2013 re Christopher Ferguson Settlement Stipulation. ...more
STIPULATION AND ORDER OF SETTLEMENT IN REGARD TO CHRISTOPHER FERGUSON [Submitted 02/19/2013 for court approval by Hon. Judge Kimba M. Wood]
ENDORSED LETTER addressed to Judge Kimba M. Wood from Sharon Cohen Levin, Michael D. Lockard, and Jason H. Cowley dated 1/28/2013 re: The Government requests, with the consent of claimant/defendant Ferguson, an additional...more
ENDORSED LETTER addressed to Judge Kimba M. Wood from Jason H. Cowley dated 12/14/2012 re: Accordingly, the Government and defendant/claimant Ferguson jointly request that (a) Ferguson's memorandum in support of Lederer's...more
STIPULATION AND ORDER OF SETTLEMENT IN REGARD TO HOWARD LEDERER [SDNY Court Clerk Summary]:
IT IS HEREBY STIPULATED, ORDERED AND AGREED, by and between Plaintiff United States of America, by its attorney Preet Bharara,...more
NOTICE OF CASE REASSIGNMENT to Judge Kimba M. Wood. Judge Leonard B. Sand is no longer assigned to the case. (pgu) (Entered: 11/29/2012)
STIPULATION AND ORDER OF SETTLEMENT IN REGARD TO RAFAEL FURST AND TELAMONIAN AJAX TRUST [SDNY CourtClerk Summary]:
The Claimants agree to forfeit to the United States all funds in the Trust Account (the "Trust Account...more
Many video game creators go to great lengths to ensure that their games are highly realistic. Weapons, sound effects, uniforms, athletic abilities, locations, logos and other details are often copied from the real world and...more
In This Issue:
..En Banc Court Deeply Divided on Divided Infringement
..Entire Market Value Rule–R.I.P.?
..Lack of Enablement Snares Patent’s Open-Ended Claim Scope
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