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WIPIP concurrent 3 (most of it)

Annemarie Bridy, Fearless Girl Meets Charging Bull: Copyright and the Regulation of Intertextuality DiModica (who made Charging Bull) complained that Fearless Girl’s placement created an unauthorized derivative work and violated VARA by being a material alteration that prejudiced his honor—Charging … Continue reading

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WIPIP Concurrent 2

Nancy Kim, The License v. Sale Puzzle after Impressions v. Lexmark Sales exhaust the patentee’s rights to any item regardless of what the contract says. But restrictions on licensees are different because a license doesn’t implicate the same concerns about … Continue reading

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WIPIP panel one: TM tarnishment and (c)

[title fixed because I can’t keep seasons straight] Suneal Bedi, Bad Brands: Experimental Studies in Trademark Tarnishment What is the reputation of a mark?  Working on PhD in marketing at Penn; marketing is the best discipline to answer this Q.  … Continue reading

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WIPIP: Opening plenary

WIPIP Plenary [Standard disclaimer: these are just my notes; I miss stuff or it’s about patents and I don’t necessarily get it; I also have to pick and choose from many attractive panels and this year I’m only at the … Continue reading

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DMCA exemption survey: for vidders and other remixers

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false advertising of copyright ownership of songs not preempted, court rules

Carter v. Pallante, 256 F. Supp. 3d 791 (N.D. Ill. 2017) Tollie Carter sued, as relevant here, alleging that ARC, Fuji, and BMG infringed his copyrights in certain songs by selling unauthorized licenses to third parties, who in turn publicly … Continue reading

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Website copying allegations allow potpourri of claims

DHI Group, Inc. v. Kent, No. 16-1670, 2017 WL 4837730 (S.D. Tex. Oct. 26, 2017) DHI and Oilpro compete in the market for websites for oil and gas professionals that include job postings. DHI filed a lawsuit against Oilpro and … Continue reading

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