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Monday Morning JETLawg

On October 20, 2014 By Brenan Salgado

Copyright

Ford attempts to dismiss a lawsuit against it regarding its use of digital audio recording devices that allow drivers to store personal music collections in cars. A Los Angeles Superior Court judge takes judicial notice of an order in Flo & Eddie, Inc. v. Sirius XM [...]

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Monday Morning JETLawg

On October 13, 2014 By Brenan Salgado

Copyright

The family of the late John Steinbeck files a complaint against a literary agency and a sub agent alleging that the agent has no right to make deals involving John Steinbeck’s works without consulting with the family and getting their consent. Google files a petition with [...]

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Monday Morning JETLawg

On October 6, 2014 By Brenan Salgado

Copyright

The U.S. Supreme Court denies review of the estate of Superman co-creator Joseph Schuster’s challenge to DC Comics’s rights to Superman. Virtual Marilyn LLC, which states that it holds copyright registrations over holographic artwork depicting a CGI actress with the persona of Marilyn Monroe, seeks declaratory [...]

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Monday Morning JETLawg

On September 29, 2014 By Brenan Salgado

Constitution

The American Civil Liberties Union files a lawsuit in Arizona challenging Arizona’s “anti-revenge porn” law on the grounds that it restricts First Amendment free speech and freedom of the press protections.

Copyright

North Jersey Media Group sues Fox News over the use of a 9/11 image that [...]

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Monday Morning JETLawg

On September 22, 2014 By Brenan Salgado

Copyright

Make-up and YouTube star Michelle Phan pursues counterclaims against Ultra alleging abuse of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act by misrepresentation during the takedown process. Nontra Records files a lawsuit against Jamie Foxx alleging that Foxx’s “Party Ain’t a Party” lyrics are identical to lyrics sung by [...]

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Monday Morning JETLawg

On September 15, 2014 By Brenan Salgado

Consumer Protection

California Gov. Jerry Brown signs AB 2365 into law preventing businesses from including provisions that waive “the consumer’s right to make any statement regarding the seller or lessor or its employees or agents, or concerning the goods or services.”

Cybersecurity

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Monday Morning JETLawg

On September 8, 2014 By Brenan Salgado

Constitution

The New York Department of Motor Vehicles rejects a “HAMMAS” plate as “patently offensive.

Cybersecurity

A new analysis by Brian Krebs suggests that the data breach at Home Depot may involve almost all of the company’s U.S. stores. The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee wishes to  Continue Reading

Monday Morning JETLawg

On August 25, 2014 By Brenan Salgado

Copyright

The US Copyright Office issues a report stating that “[t]he Office will not register works produced by nature, animals, or plants,” an example of which is a “photograph taken by a monkey.”

Cybersecurity

The UPS Store announces that 51 of its franchised stores were penetrated by a [...]

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Monday Morning JETLawg

On April 14, 2014 By Brenan Salgado

Copyright

The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) files a lawsuit against Kim Dotcom. Copyright troll Prenda Law argues in front of the Seventh Circuit but fails to explain the relationship between the three iterations of law firms that its sanctioned attorneys have gone through.

Cryptocurrency

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Monday Morning JETlawg

On April 7, 2014 By Brenan Salgado

Copyright

Warner Bros. wins $2.57 million in a lawsuit over the infringement of copyright, trademark, and publicity rights over merchandise associated with The Wizard of Oz. Animator Kelly Wilson sues The Walt Disney Co. for copyright infringement over alleging that the film’s trailer for “Frozen” was substantially similar to [...]

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