Intellectual Property Law
2125 ABA Journal Intellectual Property Law articles.
A federal judge in New York City has ordered every internet service provider in the United States to block three pirate streaming services that are rebroadcasting copyrighted Israeli shows in this country.
May 5, 2022 9:44 AM CDT
An Ohio appeals court has upheld a $32.3 million malpractice award to a former Dentons client that says it had to scramble to find new lawyers after the law firm was booted from its case.
Apr 29, 2022 10:27 AM CDT
The company that does business as Best Lawyers has sued the publisher of the Washingtonian magazine for its publication of a directory and lawyer referral service called “Washington, D.C.’s Best Lawyers.”
Apr 1, 2022 12:03 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Monday to consider whether artist Andy Warhol’s portraits of singer Prince were a transformative use of copyrighted photos that constituted fair use.
Mar 29, 2022 11:19 AM CDT
Georgia capped a yearslong legal fight over whether interpretations of its official state code are copyrightable, announcing Monday that the annotated legal code is now available online for free.
Mar 23, 2022 8:58 AM CDT
A Chapman University business professor has claimed in a lawsuit that unknown students who posted his midterm and final exam questions on Course Hero, a website in which students share documents from college classes, infringed on his copyright.
Mar 17, 2022 1:40 PM CDT
An Indianapolis patent and trademark attorney has been charged with entering the U.S. Capitol and engaging in disorderly conduct during the Jan. 6, 2021, riot.
Mar 14, 2022 12:58 PM CDT
Jonathan Gleklen wanted to do something a little different during his year as chair of the ABA Antitrust Law Section. Gleklen, who began his term in August, proposed that the section create a task force to develop an open source antitrust casebook for law school students.
Mar 9, 2022 8:41 AM CST
A federal judge in Pennsylvania has refused to recuse herself in a trade secrets case after a party claimed that author metadata indicated that her opinions may have been ghostwritten.
Feb 15, 2022 8:36 AM CST
In an annual report released Friday, Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. said the Judicial Conference of the United States will address three areas “that have been flagged by Congress and the press over the past year” but doesn't need any help from legislators.
Jan 4, 2022 11:41 AM CST
A federal judge has sanctioned three lawyers from Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel for “vitriolic and unsubstantiated allegations” that the opposing counsel resorted to anti-Semitic stereotypes to influence jurors.
Dec 20, 2021 4:13 PM CST
Debevoise & Plimpton has claimed in a lawsuit that cybersquatters are using its name in an attempt to profit from ads and seek sensitive information in phishing schemes.
Dec 15, 2021 11:55 AM CST
‘Copyright troll’ lawyer is suspended in NY
A New York appeals court has suspended a lawyer once deemed a “copyright troll” because of the large number of Nov 5, 2021 3:16 PM CDT
The Vermont Law School’s plan to conceal an artist’s murals behind a wall of acoustic panels does not amount to a destruction or modification banned under the Visual Artists Rights Act, a federal judge has ruled.
Oct 25, 2021 12:18 PM CDT
Along with rights to online video clips, nonfungible tokens can be used to represent ownership of all sorts of original digital items, including images, audio clips, collectible e-cards—even a copy of William Shatner’s tooth X-ray.
Oct 1, 2021 2:10 AM CDT
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