Paramount is Ready to Dogfight in Top Gun Maverick Copyright Lawsuit

In this episode of The Briefing by the IP Law Blog, Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss Paramount’s motion to…

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Connect 4: Trade Dress Infringement and Secondary Meaning

You are likely familiar with the children’s game, Connect 4, in which players drop red and…

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The Briefing by the IP Law Blog: Evil Knievel IP Lawsuit Against Disney Crashes and Burns

In this episode of The Briefing by the IP Law Blog, Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo provide an update on the…

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District Court Finds Mobile Payment Patents Not Invalid Under 35 U.S.C. § 101

In Mobile Equity Corp. v. Walmart Inc., 2-21-cv-00126 (EDTX Sep. 8, 2022) (Roy S. Payne), the…

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The Briefing by the IP Law Blog: Mattel Isn’t Toying Around About Nicki Minaj Barbie-Que Chips

In this episode of The Briefing by the IP Law Blog, Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss a Trademark…

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Should AI Machines Have Rights?

In the last few years, the U.S. Copyright Office refused to allow a copyright registration for…

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The Briefing by the IP Law Blog: Fox Wins Another Copyright Lawsuit Over ‘Empire’ Character

In this episode of The Briefing by the IP Law Blog, Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss an author’s copyright…

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The Southern District of NY Catches Bieber Fever and Denies Injunction

Hailey Bieber recently founded her own line of skincare products under the trade name Rhode, which…

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The Briefing by the IP Law Blog: Miami Dolphins Coach Gets Sacked on Motion to Dismiss

In this episode of The Briefing by the IP Law Blog, Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss a copyright infringement…

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Copyright Infringement and Personal Jurisdiction Over Foreign Defendants

In Lang Van, Inc. v. VNG Corporation (decided July 21, 2022), the Ninth Circuit addressed the…

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Unofficial Bridgerton Musical – Fair Use or Infringing Fan Fiction

In this episode of The Briefing by the IP Law Blog, Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss an intellectual property dispute…

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Corporations Can Own Colors – and They Can Sue You for Using “Their” Color

Many people associate brands with particular colors – if you think of Tiffany & Co., you…

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