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A New York federal judge rules that the play 3C is a permissible parody of the 70′s sitcom Three’s Company under fair use laws. A Dutch court refers several questions to the Court of Justice of the European Union related to copyright issues arising from e-lending and digital exhaustion.
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A court rejects a Massachusetts attorney’s attempt to hold Ripoff Report liable for a review after the plaintiff received a default judgment against the third party user who posted the review which rewarded the plaintiff copyright assignment to the post. The plaintiff used this reward to pursue a copyright infringement action [...]Continue Reading →
The Department of Justice files a lawsuit to block the proposed $375 million merger of in-theater advertising companies National CineMedia and Screenvision.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation files an official exemption request with the Library of Congress seeking an exemption from the Digital Millennium [...]Continue Reading →
Comcast agrees to settle 11-year-old class action antitrust suit for $50 million settlement.
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals agrees to hear arguments en banc in a lawsuit over the constitutionality of the California Resale Royalties Act, potentially providing conclusions over how far California laws, [...]Continue Reading →
A federal district court judge dismisses an antitrust lawsuit brought by Starlight Cinemas against Regal Entertainment regarding Regal’s exclusivity agreements with major movie studios.
Getty Images announces that its copyright “enforcement policies are being ramped down.”
The Electronic Frontier Foundation, reddit, and the [...]Continue Reading →
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 [...]Continue Reading →
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 [...]Continue Reading →
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 [...]Continue Reading →
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.
North Jersey Media Group sues Fox News over the use of a 9/11 image that [...]Continue Reading →
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 [...]Continue Reading →
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