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Tom & JerryIn 2011, Copyright Litigation Blog wrote here about an Eighth Circuit decision finding that combining public domain copyright materials could constitute copyright and trademark infringement. The case Warner Bros. Entertainment ...
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Ghostface Killah - IronmanUrbont v. Sony Music Entertainment, 831 F.3d 80 (2d Cir. 2016), the Second Circuit tackled in a copyright infringement case the question of whether a third party to an employment agreement involving copyrighted ...
11/30/2016 06:00:00 AM
Tivoli Homes of SarasotaIn Medallion Homes Gulf Coast, Inc. v. Tivoli Homes of Sarasota, Inc., 2016 WL 3996671 (11th Cir. 2016) the U.S. Court of Appeals affirmed a district court's grant of summary judgment in a case involving an architectural ...
11/26/2016 06:00:00 AM
In Stroud Prods. & Ents. Inc. v. Castle Rock Ent. Inc, --- Fed.Appx. --- 2016 WL 6211984 (9th Cir. 2016) the Ninth Circuit invokes the "subsequent events doctrine" - that is that subsequent events can validate a prematurely-filed appeal. ...
11/23/2016 06:00:00 AM
Hand to God - Sock Puppet PlayIn TCA Television Corp. v. McCollum, 839 F.3d 168 (2d Cir. 2016), the U.S. Court of Appeals reversed a decision of the Southern District of New York. The SDNY found that a sock puppet version of the Abbot ...
11/21/2016 06:00:00 AM
According to Justia Blawgsearch, here are the top 21 copyright law blogs of all time by popularity:1. IPKat2. Plagiarism Today3.Chilling Effects Clearinghouse4. Chicago IP Litigation Blog5.Recording Industry v. The People6. Likelihood of ...
11/19/2016 15:14:00 PM
From YouTube bootleg?In Syl Johnson v. UMG Recording, Inc., the U.S. Court of Appeal for the Seventh Circuit dealt with the question of whether musician Syl Johnson could sue in 2016 over sampling of his song Different Strokes where he'd entered ...
10/06/2016 09:46:00 AM
Adds intrigue and mystery to
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The South Florida Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, in cooperation with the Intellectual Property Law and Federal Litigation Sections of the Federal Bar Association, is launching the first annual FBA Art Law and Litigation Conference on ...
08/28/2016 14:21:00 PM
I Love Antitheses - Egon Schiele - Stolen From Fritz GrunbaumProfiting from the Holocaust? Legal and Ethical Controversies over Nazi Art LootingSeptember 14, 2016 | 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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Copyright Law - CLE Now Available For DownloadCopyright Law: What the Practitioner Needs to Know$245.00Live Broadcast on July 7, 2016This course
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I am on the Cross-Sound Ferry going from Orient Point, Long Island to New London CT on my way to Boston for the Annual Meeting of the Copyright Society of the USA
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Next Tuesday, June 7, the Senate Judiciary's
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In Lewis v. Activision Blizzard, Inc., --- Fed. Appx. ---- (December 18, 2015) dealt with the question of whether voiceover
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In Guzman v. Hacienda Records and Recording Studio, Inc.,
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In Keeling v. Hars, --- F.3d --- (2d Cir. October 30, 2015), the Second Circuit considered the question of whether the author of a live improvisational
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Minden Pictures - Stock Photography
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SECOND CIRCUIT - COPYRIGHT LAW -
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When a plaintiff sues you for copyright infringement but does not attach the allegedly infringed materials to the complaint, but refers to the materials in the complaint, can you move to dismiss the complaint under Rule 12(b)(6) of the Federal ...
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In Tomaydo-Tomahhdo, LLC v. Vozary, --- Fed.Appx. --- (6th Cir. October 20, 2015), the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit considered the claims of a Cleveland restaurant Tomaydo-Tomahhdo owner
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On April 13, 2016, the United States Court of Appeals for the
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EIGHTH CIRCUIT - COPYRIGHT LAW - RIGHT OF PUBLICITY - PREEMPTION - LIVE PERFORMANCES - UNFAIR COMPETITION - LANHAM ACTDo former NFL football players have the right
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SECOND CIRCUIT - FEATURE FILMS - SCREENPLAYS -
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THIRD CIRCUIT - COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT - STATUTORY DAMAGES - DEFAULT JUDGMENTS - MUSIC LAWIf a defendant in a copyright infringement litigation simply defaults by not showing up in court, is the plaintiff limited to recovering minimum statutory ...
03/28/2016 06:00:00 AM
Since the dawn of the commercial internet in the late 1990's, the relationships between website developers and corporations
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NINTH CIRCUIT - COPYRIGHT LAW - FAIR USE DOCTRINE - DMCA - DIGITAL MILLENIUM COPYRIGHT ACT - TAKEDOWN NOTICES - COPYRIGHT TROLLS - MUSIC LAW - VIDEOS - YOUTUBE In Lenz v. Universal Music, 801 F.3d 1126 (9th Cir. Sept 14, 2015), the Ninth Circuit ...
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COPYRIGHT LAW - CHOREOGRAPHY - COMPILATIONS - IDEA/EXPRESSION DICHOTOMY -USEFUL PROCESSES - BIKRAM YOGA - DANCE ROUTINES - COPYRIGHT IN RECIPES - YOGA ROUTINES - DANCE STEPS
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TRADEMARK REGISTRATION - COPYRIGHT REGISTRATION - FIRST AMENDMENT - FREE SPEECH - REGISTRATION OF SCANDALOUS MARKSIn 2006 when I was working on the first version of my book Copyright Litigation Handbook, I went to Washington, D.C. for a tour ...
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COPYRIGHT LAW - COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT - INTERNATIONAL LAW -PLEADING COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT - MAKING AVAILABLE RIGHT - PEER-TO-PEER
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NINTH CIRCUIT - COPYRIGHT LAW - COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT - DERIVATIVE WORKS - USEFUL ARTICLES - BATMOBILE - AUTOMOBILE DESIGN - JUSTICE SCALIACopyright Litigation Blog's Penguin Cocktail ShakerOn
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GOOGLE BOOKS - COPYRIGHT LAW - FAIR USE DOCTRINE
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On February 10, 2016 President Obama sent the Beijing Treaty on Audiovisual Performances to the Senate for ratification.
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On February 10, President Obama finally submitted a very important treaty worthy of support to the U.S. Senate for ratification.
02/10/2016 06:00:00 AM
COPYRIGHT LAW - TRADE SECRETS - STATUTES OF LIMITATIONS - ACCRUAL - CONTINUING WRONG DOCTRINEAllied Erecting and Dismantling Co. in action http://www.aed.cc/gallery/index.htmlAllied Erecting and Dismantling Co. v. Genesis Equipment & Manufacturing, ...
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$2 Million In Pro Bono
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Department of Commerce Recommends Changes To the Copyright ActThe Department of Commerce's Internet Task Force on Copyright Policy, Creativity and Innovation in the Digital Economy has issued a White Paper on Remixes, First Sale Doctrine ...
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WATER QUALITY REPORT - COPYRIGHT - FIRST AMENDMENT - JURISDICTION - INJUNCTIONS - PRIOR RESTRAINT - ALLIANCE FOR WATER EFFICIENCYAlliance for Water Efficiency http://www.allianceforwaterefficiency.org/Alliance for Water Efficiency v. Fryer, ...
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Simmons v. Stanberry14-3106-CV, 2016 WL 187997 [2d Cir Jan. 15, 2016]COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT – MUSIC LICENSING – STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS – COPYRIGHT OWNERSHIPThe Second Circuit Court of Appeals considered the issue of whether a plaintiff’s ...
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COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT - SOFTWARE LICENSING - FIRST SALE DOCTRINE – NINTH CIRCUIT –– COPYRIGHT LICENSING
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Dear Friends, Family and Clients, Each year Congress changes provisions in the laws affecting taxpayers.
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Egon Schiele's Dead City III - Stolen from Fritz GrunbaumIn 1998, District Attorney Robert Morgenthau seized Egon Schiele's Dead City III from the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.
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8th Annual Art Litigation and Dispute Resolution InstituteFriday, November 20, 2014 9:00 AM – 9:15 AM
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The Federal Bar Association's Federal Litigation Section is holding its annual Federal Litigation Conference in Washington D.C. starting tomorrow with a cocktail party hosted by Chip Molster at
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The University of Toledo College of Law and the Toledo Jewish Community Foundation of the Jewish Federation of Greater Toledo present
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Source - U.S. Courts - Federal Judicial Caseload StatisticsAccording to the latest annual report on Judicial Business found at www.uscourts.gov, for the period 2013-2014, filing of copyright cases increase 10.2 percent for the year ending ...
07/31/2015 06:00:00 AM
France has recently moved to #2 in readership of Copyright Litigation Blog.
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According to Justia BlawgSearch, there are 302 blogs focusing on New York law.
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Justia's Blawgsearch Ranks the "Most Popular"
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Justia's Blawgsearch Ranks the "Most Popular" intellectual property law blogs.
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Egon Schiele's Dead City III - Stolen from Fritz GrunbaumAustria's Shameful Disregard of Its Continuing Treaty
05/27/2015 15:58:00 PM
Museums have recently been criticized by the Jewish Claims Conference in a report here for ethical lapses: promising
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Join us this Saturday morning May 23 at 9 am in Westhampton Beach NY
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Girl With Black Hair by Egon Schiele - Stolen From Fritz Grunbaum(currently at Oberlin College)THE NEW ROCHELLE BAR ASSOCIATIONInvites Members to attend a FREE 2 Credit CLE CourseFROM MURDER TO MUSEUMS: Recent Nazi Looted Art CasesWith Speakers:Hon. ...
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I will be speaking on June 27 on Nazi art looting at the Sorbonne Law School
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Camille Pissaro - La Bergere Rentrant des MoutonsThe United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has remanded a case against the University of Oklahoma brought by a Jewish woman seeking the return of a painting by Camille Pissaro that ...
03/09/2015 06:00:00 AM
Nazi Looted Art: Cases, Ethics and Law Presenter: Raymond Dowd, Esq.
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Baker, Brian L. @brianlbakerAhlbrand, Ashley @AshleyAmesAllison, Jennifer @jenellen1214Ballard, Terry @terryballardBassett, Cindy @LibrynthBeatty, John @johnny42Beitz, Janelle @jkbeitzBlackaby, Dan @dblackabyBlaine, Anna @annacb33Boone, Tom ...
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Girl With Black Hair (Egon Schiele 1911) - Stolen From Fritz Grunbaum, Now at Oberlin CollegeThanks to the Archaeology Committee of the National Arts Club, I will be speaking at this wonderful event on Thursday with two esteemed colleagues, ...
02/18/2015 14:16:00 PM
My attorney editor Elizabeth Stull has published a wonderful post here on the Legal Solutions Blog about the Columbia Copyright
02/12/2015 12:35:00 PM
Town Hall on: Restoring Confidence in the Criminal Justice System in the Wake of Michael Brown and Eric Garner
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In updating Copyright Litigation Handbook this year for 2014-2015 (now available for purchase here), I came across a number of copyright law
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THE FEDERAL BAR ASSOCIATIONSouthern District of New York ChapterAnd Immigration Law SectionCordially Invites You to a Truly Educational CLE CRIMMIGRATIONExperts in immigration and criminal law will provide immigration attorneys with a thorough ...
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Nazi Art Looting Revealed: Book Review: Saving Mona Lisa: The Battle To
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7th Annual Art Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice InstituteFriday, November 21, 2014, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Member Price:
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Egon Schiele's Town on the Blue River - Krumau (1910)
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Egon Schiele's Seated Woman With Bent Left Leg (1917)
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New York, NY—Following a historic restitution settlement regarding the Stadt am Blauen Fluss -Krumau
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The Brandeis Association and the Queens Women’s Bar Association
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New York, NY (MMD Newswire) October 16, 2014 - Christie's auction house today announced the upcoming November 5 evening Impressionist and Modern auction of Town on the Blue River (1910) an extremely rare watercolor landscape by the Austrian ...
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Federal Civil Practice CLE Program SDNY - May 5
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National Arts Club - 15 Gramercy Park South NYCWednesday, April 30, 8:00 PM a Roundtable / Young Members eventGeorge Grosz, Cultural Enemy Number One of the Nazis: A Legacy in Art and Law George Grosz was tried twice in Germany for his art, ...
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The Securities Law and Federal Litigation Sections, along with the Southern District of New York Chapter of the Federal Bar Association presentRecent High Profile Securities Law DecisionsRegisterSpeakers:Hon. Loretta A. PreskaChief Judge, Southern ...
04/08/2014 09:08:00 AM
Women in the Law: Power and Progress July 2014 Conference - Washington DC by Ray Dowd Join us on July 11 and find out! More information at www.fedbar.orgwww.dunnington.com
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February 25, 2014: SDNY Rule of Law Awards Eventby admin on January 28, 2014The Southern District of New York Chapter and the Federal Litigation Section are honored to present the:Rule of Law Awardto two German attorneys, Alexander von Stohl, ...
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Find Ray Dowd at Dunnington Bartholow & Miller LLP Copyright Litigation Handbook (West 6th Ed. 2012) by Raymond J. Dowd Purchase on Amazon.com and Westlaw (Directory: COPYLITIG)
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Murder, Mystery & Masterpieces:The Ethical Implications of World War II Stolen ArtNovember 8, 201312:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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The 5th International Conference on Nazi
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There are 92 Twitter lists following Copyright Litigation blog @raydowd.
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Copyrights in Characters, Literary Works, Collaborative Works, Work-for-Hire, Assignments of Copyright, Renewal of CopyrightsGary Friedrich Enterprises LLC v. Marvel Characters, Inc., 2013 WL 2477056 (2d Cir. 2013)