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Google v. Oracle – Copyright Infringement in Developing Technologies

On April 5, 2021, the United States Supreme Court decided the case of Google, LLC v. Oracle America, Inc. in favor of Google by a 6-2 majority, with Barrett not participating. Oracle owns a copyright in Java, a popular...more

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Daily Compliance News: April 13, 2021 the Returning to the Office edition

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In today’s edition of Daily Compliance News: 1. Boeing shareholders want more BOD changes. (WSJ) 2. New CIO challenges in returning to work. (WSJ) 3. Archegos-What is Compliance? (NYT) 4. GA on the mind of Hollywood....more

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U.S. Supreme Court Ends Decade-Long Software Copyright Battle: Google Wins

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U.S. Supreme Court holds that Google's use of a small fraction of Oracle's Java SE API code for its Android platform is a fair use under copyright law. On April 5, 2021, the U.S. Supreme Court ended a more than 10-year...more

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Daily Compliance News: April 10, 2021 the World Record edition

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In today’s edition of Daily Compliance News: 1. When is a world record not a world record? (NYT) 2. How will the WSJ focus going forward? (NYT) 3. FinCen budget increase proposed? (WSJ) 4. Export control sanctions...more

Proskauer - New Media & Technology

Landmark Fair Use Victory at the Supreme Court in Software Case

In a narrowly drawn, yet significant decision, the Supreme Court reversed the Federal Circuit and ruled that Google LLC’s (“Google”) copying of some of the Sun Java Application Programming Interface (API) declaring code was a...more

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Front and Center: SVO Grants through the SBA

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[co-author: Laura Peterson] Originally published on December 30, 2020 and updated as of April 7, 2021. The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (the “CAA”), which provides $900 billion in new COVID-19 relief funding,...more

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Copying From a Copyrighted Computer Program May Be Fair Use to the Extent Needed to Promote Adoption of the Use of Accrued Talents...

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GOOGLE LLC V. ORACLE AMERICA, INC. Before the United States Supreme Court (Opinion by Justice Breyer) on Writ of Certiorari to the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Summary: Where use of...more

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Sports & Entertainment Spotlight - April 2021 #2

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Happy Thursday and a big congratulations to the Stanford Cardinal and the Baylor Bears on their respective NCAA Women’s and Men’s Basketball Tournament wins (the latter of which helped yours truly place second in our Firm’s...more

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The Supreme Court says that Google’s use of Oracle’s copyrighted software was fair use, reversing Federal Circuit

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On Monday, April 5, 2021, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of Google in a dispute over Google’s use of Oracle’s copyrighted software in its Android platform, because the use was protected under the “fair use” doctrine....more

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Expanded Measures Impose AML Overhaul on Art and Antiquities Market

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On July 28, 2020, the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations released its findings on the role of the unregulated art market in undermining U.S. sanctions policies and facilitating criminal activity....more

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Shuttered Venue Operators Grant Program

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COVID-19 Updates April 9, 2021 *The SBA opened the application process on Thursday, April 8, but has temporarily suspended the SVOG application portal due to technical difficulties. Applicants may continue to register for a...more

Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC

Montreal Study Finds Subtle Long-Term Cognitive Effects of a Single Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

Adding to a growing volume of literature on this topic, Montreal researchers published a study in January, 2021 demonstrating that a single mild traumatic brain injury involving late adulthood patients (ages 50-70) leads to...more

Bricker & Eckler LLP

[Webinar] COVID-19 Lessons Learned – Athletics and Gender Equity (Higher Education) - April 23rd, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST

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The pandemic has affected every aspect of collegiate athletic programs, but as we work to get athletes back in play, how does Title IX apply? Join Bricker higher education attorneys Erin Butcher and Melissa Carleton for a...more

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Creativity and Compliance-Episode 30 – The L&E Creative Process

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Where does creativity fit into compliance? In more places than you think. Problem-solving, accountability, communication, and connection - they all take creativity. Join Tom Fox and Ronnie Feldman on Creativity and...more

Akerman LLP - Marks, Works & Secrets

If Warhol Isn’t Transformative, Who (or What) Is? The Second Circuit Finds Andy Warhol’s Prince Series Not Fair Use

On March 26, 2021, the Second Circuit reversed a 2019 district court ruling and held that Andy Warhol’s “Prince Series” did not qualify as fair use of Lynn Goldsmith’s 1981 photograph of Prince (the “Photograph”). ...more

Epstein Becker & Green

The Doctrine Formerly Known as “Fair Use”

On March 26, 2021, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit decided The Andy Warhol Foundation v. Goldsmith, a decision addressing the “fair use” doctrine, an important part of copyright law. “Fair use” tries...more

Mintz - Intellectual Property Viewpoints

United States Supreme Court Rules for Google in a Landmark Fair Use Decision

On April 5, 2021, the United States Supreme Court handed down a decision that could have profound implications in the software industry. It held 6-2 that Google’s copying of 11,500 lines of code from Oracle’s Java SE API in...more

Proskauer Rose LLP

Second Circuit Finds Andy Warhol’s Use of Prince Photograph Wasn’t All That Transformative After All

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For nearly two decades, the “transformative use test” has been a staple of fair use analysis, and particularly in the Second Circuit. The Copyright Act, however, uses the word “transformative” not in the section on fair use...more

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The New Captain America

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How to Hire a Super Hero - An employer subject to the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and state “mini-FCRA” laws, which are generally more restrictive than the FCRA, can obtain investigative consumer reports, i.e.,...more

Thomas Fox

Popcorn and Compliance: The Falcon and the Winter Soldier-Episode 3

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In this special podcast series, One Stone Creative co-founder Megan Dougherty and Tom Fox, the Voice of Compliance indulge in their love of all things MCU by watching and discussing the Falcon and the Winter Soldier. In this...more

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The Latest on NIL: Updates to State and Federal Laws

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Since our last advisory on Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) laws was published, there have been a number of newly passed and proposed state and federal laws we would like to highlight....more

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MarkIt to Market® - March 2021: Art Imitating Art?

The Second Circuit recently decided whether artist Andy Warhol’s series of silkscreen prints and pencil illustrations titled “Prince Series” was a fair use of photographer Lynn Goldsmith’s copyrighted photograph of musical...more

Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP

Oral Argument in Blockbuster NCAA Case Reveals Justices’ Skepticism of Rules on College Athlete Pay but Also Support for Status of...

Last week in the Supreme Court, the much awaited oral argument in NCAA v. Alston lived up to its billing with nearly every justice participating in the questioning, putting the lawyers for the NCAA, plaintiffs, and the Acting...more

Bass, Berry & Sims PLC

Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument in "Pay for Play" Case: NCAA v. Alston

On March 31, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in the closely watched case of NCAA v. Alston, the so-called “pay for play” case. The Supreme Court’s ruling in this case could have important ramifications not only for...more

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

2021 First Quarter Issues/Programs List Advisory for Broadcast Stations

The next Quarterly Issues/Programs List (“Quarterly List”) must be placed in stations’ Public Inspection Files by April 10, 2021, reflecting information for the months of January, February, and March 2021. Content of the...more

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