Monthly Archives: May 2018

CC-licensed or not? you be the judge

A knitting pattern I’m using comes with a CC license and license terms that seem distinctly un-CC.  For contracts folks out there, what license do I have? It says CC-BY-NC-SA, but then “What does this copyright notice mean?” purports to … Continue reading

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Showing good-looking cuts of meat is puffery for pet food

Wysong Corp. v. APN, Inc. 2018 WL 2050449, — F.3d – (6th Cir. May 3, 2018)| Wysong, which sells pet food, sued six competitors for violating the Lanham Act through pictures like this one: “The bag features a photograph of … Continue reading

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ABC doesn’t find getting rid of pro se (c) and TM claim so simple

 Manigault v. ABC Inc., 2018 WL 2022823, No. 17-CV-7375 (S.D.N.Y. Apr. 12, 2018) (magistrate judge) An app owner’s copyright and trademark claims against a news organization for broadcasting a news story about apps, including his, survive a motion to dismiss … Continue reading

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