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Fenwick & West LLP

Intellectual Property Bulletin - Summer 2019

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In This Issue - A Looming AI War: Transparency v. IP Rights - As artificial intelligence systems become more prevalent in daily life, efforts to create a unifying set of AI principles have intensified. In the past few...more

Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed,...

Social Media Marketing – How to Protect the IP Rights of your Company’s Greatest Asset

Social media has dramatically changed the way companies brand and market themselves to the public. Companies of all sizes use social media as the primary line of communication to their customers and the general public....more

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP

May 2019: Trademark & Copyright Litigation Update

A recent Supreme Court decision resolved a long-standing circuit split about preconditions under the Copyright Act to filing a copyright infringement claim. In one camp, “application approach” advocates argued that a...more

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Intellectual Property - Copyright - The World in U.S. Courts: Spring 2019

Copyright Act Does Not Apply to Proposed Sale of Allegedly Unlawful Copy of Sculpture to US Buyer Because All Relevant Conduct Occurred Outside the US and No Infringing US “Predicate Act” Otherwise Exists....more

Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

The Katten Kattwalk | Issue 19

The Katten Kattwalk discusses legal issues in the fashion industry affecting the trademarks, patents and copyrights associated with companies, brands and products. Please see full Newsletter below for more information....more

Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C.

MarkIt to Market® - March 2019

The March 2019 issue of Sterne Kessler's MarkIt to Market® newsletter addresses a Supreme Court ruling about suing for copyright infringement, the 2018 Farm Bill and CBD products, and lists the new gTLD Sunrise Period. In...more

Thompson Coburn LLP

[Webinar] Intellectual Property Primer for Higher Ed Institutions - March 28th, 12:00pm CT

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Organizations of all types and sizes should aim to protect their intellectual property, and institutions of higher education are no exception. As part of the TC Higher Education Webinar Series, Aaron Lacey will host partners...more

Blank Rome LLP

An Overview of Intellectual Property Insurance Issues

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The strategic importance and economic value of intellectual property (“IP”) can hardly be overstated in today’s global marketplace. Recognizing this, companies devote considerable time and resources to protect their vital IP...more

Knobbe Martens

No Apologies: Nirvana v. Marc Jacobs

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On December 28, 2018, Nirvana LLC filed a lawsuit against designer Marc Jacobs in the Central District of California, alleging copyright and trademark infringement. Nirvana LLC is the legal entity which controls the band...more

Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Epic Games Battles for Victory Dances in Fortnite Copyright Lawsuits

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If you know how to Floss and Milly Rock, then you are way more hip than most, including the author of this post. Both are popular dance moves, along with the Shoot, Running Man, and the Carlton, the latter made famous by...more

Morgan Lewis

Contract Corner: Knowledge Qualifiers in IP Representations and Warranties

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In most transactions involving the sale or license of intellectual property, a buyer or licensee will request that a seller or licensor represent and warrant that such intellectual property does not infringe or misappropriate...more

Fenwick & West LLP

Key IP Takeaways from the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement

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On September 30, 2018, the United States, Mexico and Canada reached a trade agreement to supersede the North American Free Trade Agreement. The aptly named United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement includes intellectual property...more

Foley Hoag LLP - Trademark, Copyright &...

Smiles Like Teen Spirit: “Smiley Face” Copyright and Trademark Litigation

You may think the phrase “million-dollar smile” is just a metaphor, but a smile could cost you millions of dollars in litigation damages if you aren’t careful, at least according to Nirvana LLC, the legal entity that owns the...more

Harris Beach PLLC

Can I Use Song Lyrics in a Beer Name?

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Beer and music go together – always have and always will. Lots of brewers draw inspiration from song and many have used lyrics or even titles to name beers or even their breweries. For example, the superlative Singlecut...more

Ropes & Gray LLP

Recent Federal Circuit Ruling Shows the Value of the U.S. International Trade Commission in Addressing Intellectual Property...

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In a precedential opinion, the Federal Circuit on December 7, 2018 reversed the final determination of the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) that Laerdal Medical Corp. (“Laerdal”) failed to plead its trade dress...more

Proskauer Rose LLP

Three Point Shot - December 2018

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Welcome to Three Point Shot, a newsletter brought to you by the Sports Law Group at Proskauer. Three Point Shot brings you the latest in sports law-related news and provides you with links to related materials. Your feedback,...more

Fox Rothschild LLP

Should My Cease-And-Desist Letter Be Funny?

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Chances are you have seen rumblings of creative, even (dare I say) funny cease-and-desist letters, particularly those aimed towards trademark or copyright infringement, popping up in the news. You know the ones: an actor...more

Brooks Kushman P.C.

Preview: Supreme Court 2018/2019 Intellectual Property Docket

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Although the U.S. Supreme Court historically has heard relatively few intellectual property cases, it has shown a heightened interest in recent years by granting certiorari in multiple cases each term. This trend continues in...more

Fox Rothschild LLP

The Horns Of A Dilemma: Does The Fair Use Doctrine Protect “Sabrina’s” Baphomet Set

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Sabrina Spellman, she of the twitchy, witchy Archie Horror comic world in the Netflix reboot The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, released last month with two 10-episode seasons, already has her hands full, what with teen...more

Hogan Lovells

China IP litigation and prosecution statistics: taking a step back to see the bigger picture.

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According to several recent publications by Chinese governmental authorities, both IP litigation and IP prosecution numbers in China continue to increase significantly. ...more

Foley & Lardner LLP

When Can a Company Be Liable for Its Vendor’s Copyright or Patent Infringement?: Hollywood Studios’ IP Headache

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

The case of Rearden LLC et al. v. The Walt Disney Company et al., Nos. 3:17-cv-04006, 04191 & 04192 (N.D. Cal.), has been covered more in the Hollywood Reporter than in legal publications, but it is both a “Hollywood story”...more

Proskauer Rose LLP

Three Point Shot - August 2018

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In Three Point Shot, we will attempt to both inform and entertain you by highlighting three sports law-related items and providing you with links to related materials. We hope you enjoy this and future issues. Any feedback,...more

Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C.

MarkIt to Market® - July 2018

The July 2018 issue of Sterne Kessler's MarkIt to Market® newsletter discusses how to maintain rights in core trademarks as brands evolve, a reminder regarding importer and exporter liability for shipping counterfeit goods,...more

Fenwick & West LLP

Intellectual Property Bulletin - Summer 2018

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In This Issue - US Taxation of IP After Tax Reform - U.S. taxation of intellectual property has become astoundingly more complex after the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The new rules are so complex that the IRS and Treasury...more

Hogan Lovells

Setting the right example: China’s Supreme People’s Court selects the top 10 IP cases of 2017

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China’s Supreme People’s Court (“SPC”) has recently published its list of the “top 10 significant IP cases” for 2017, which it has done yearly since 2007. ...more

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