Your favorite basic boots aren’t basic when it comes to design patent law.
A rare look at a court’s application of the fair use defense in the context of an online photography case.
As it turns out, Uncle Sam has no rights under the Copyright Act, or very limited ones in any event.
The singer thought her defense was coming at the plaintiffs’ claims like a ‘dark horse,’ but that didn’t work out as planned.
When emerging technology, old statutory language, and the arts collide, we are bound to have to dig deep for the right result.
The film is now free as a bird and will be released for public consumption shortly.
The issue of cost recovery is nothing with which to trifle.