Somewhat odd fact pattern from D Montana. Allegations that plaintiff assisted defendant in a re-write of a novel (unpublished) and didn’t credit plaintiff with the creation of the book title.
Courthouse News Service: Doobie Brothers Corp. and Doobro Entertainment on Friday sued Roger McNamee and Jason Crosby, who perform under the name Doobie Decimal System, a classic-rock cover band.
FAN 69 First Amendment News Justice Alito discusses four First Amendment cases in Kristol interview — Free-Speech Jurisprudence Comes into Sharper Focus – Concurring Opinions
THE NATIONAL GRANGE OF THE ORDER OF PATRONS OF HUSBANDRY v. CALIFORNIA STATE GRANGE, Dist. Court, ED California 2015 – Google Scholar
Grange is a proper noun in the dictionary and not generic.
ARROWPOINT CAPITAL CORP. v. ARROWPOINT ASSET MANAGEMENT, LLC, Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit 2015 – Google Scholar
Third Circuit reverses denial of prelim – district court had not considered non-customer confusion. d Ct took 4 years (!) to deny prelim.
Photo of Scarlett Johansson From Scarlett Johansson Movie Review Prompts Demand Letter by Higbee and Associates
TechDirt reports on demand letter sent to publisher of movie review that ran a still from the movie (depicted above).
Pro tip: When you receive a demand letter from the representative of a ‘stock photo’ agency, ask them to provide the copyright registration, proof that the photo in question is covered by that particular registration, and proof that the photographer assigned his or her rights to the copyright claimant.