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The legal battle over the Beastie Boys’ 1987 song “Girls” had some law students wondering if it might be a fact pattern on their copyright final exam. Now, the band and toy company GoldieBlox have reached a settlement over a months-long infringement suit.

GoldieBlox’s stated mission is “to get [...]

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When entering the job market, we have all heard the familiar phrase, “Be careful what you put on Facebook!” It should go without saying that when you learn information sealed under a confidentiality agreement, you should “be careful what you put on Facebook!” Recently, a (now) famous violator of this idiom, Ms. Dana [...]

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Google, one of the world’s largest search engines, is in the news headlines once again. The current controversy involves the legality of Google’s proposed settlement agreement with the Authors Guild and the Association of American Publishers concerning the digitization of millions of books. Both the Authors Guild and the Association of [...]

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