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ITC Finds Converse’s Midsole Shoe Design Protectable Trade Dress
Jessica D. Bradley,John G. Froemming,Susan M. Kayser,Meredith M. Wilkes, January 12, 2016
The International Trade Commission ("ITC") has recently found in an Initial Determination that Converse's "Chuck Taylor" midsole shoe design is entitled to trade dress protection, and that several of the accused shoe designs sold by Wal-Mart, Skechers, New Balance, and Highline...
Second Circuit Holds that Google's Searchable, Digital Google Books and Library Project is Fair Use
Jessica D. Bradley,John G. Froemming,Susan M. Kayser,Meredith M. Wilkes,Meredith L. Williams, October 23, 2015
On October 16, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held that Google's unauthorized digitizing and selective provision of copyrighted works through its Google Books and Library Project is noninfringing fair use, despite the commercial purpose of Google's service. The Authors...
Ninth Circuit Says Fair Use Must be Considered Before Sending a DMCA Takedown Notice
Jessica D. Bradley,John G. Froemming,Susan M. Kayser,Anna E. Raimer,Meredith M. Wilkes, September 17, 2015
It is often said that hard cases make bad law. But what can be said of odd or even "crazy" cases? In one such case, Lenz v. Universal Music Corp., decided by the Ninth Circuit on September 14, 2015, a mother's 29-second home video of her two toddlers dancing to Prince's 1984 song...