Posts Tagged "copyright"

Law Students RSVP by 1/18 – IP Career Prep Event!

There’s still time to RSVP for Patterson Thuente’s IP Career Prep Event. Our attorneys will give you tips for improving your resume, conduct mock job interviews and answer your questions about the IP law profession. Email Pat Girod to save your spot: girod@ptslaw.com
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Defining “seller” for copyright infringement liability

What’s a copyright holder to do when counterfeit products show up on the massive online marketplace Amazon.com? Well, one thing it will have trouble doing is successfully suing Amazon for infringement, as seen in Milo & Gabby LLC v. Amazon.com, Inc.

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A uniform standard for copyright industrial designs

Fashion and apparel have long existed in a cloud of copyright confusion. Clothing often incorporates design elements, which may be protectable, and functional elements, which aren’t. The U.S. Supreme Court has now established a two-part test intended to resolve “widespread disagreement” regarding copyright protection for such “industrial designs.”

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Access denied: Court shuts down copyright infringement claims

Vocabulary matters in the courts, as one company found out recently. According to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, the term “volitional conduct” has nothing to do with voluntary actions when it comes to direct copyright infringement. The court explained the meaning in a case where it also denied a copyright holder’s secondary liability claims for infringement.

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New Year, New Ideas

New Year, New Ideas The New Year has finally arrived and we are ready for 2017! We wanted to outline some important IP advice for your company this year.

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