This case concerns Appellant Peter Brownsteinâ€™s claim under the Copyright Act seeking a declaratory judgment of joint authorship of an ethnic identification system that he created with Appellee Tina Lindsay, the Lindsay Cultural Identification Determinate (â€śLCIDâ€ť). Lindsay purports to have conveyed the copyrights to the LCID to Appellee Ethnic Technologies (â€śE-Techâ€ť). The contested work ... More...
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Ryan Hart v. Electronic Arts, Inc.
In 2009, Appellant Ryan Hart (â€śAppellantâ€ť or â€śHartâ€ť)1 brought suit against Appellee Electronic Arts, Inc. (â€śAppelleeâ€ť or â€śEAâ€ť) for allegedly violating his right of publicity as recognized under New Jersey law. Specifically, Appellantâ€źs claims stemmed from Appelleeâ€źs alleged use of his likeness and biographical information in its NCAA Football series of videogames. The District ... More...
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Jamie Gannon v. American Home Products, Inc.
Plaintiffs Jamie and Rebecca Gannon appeal from the grant of summary judgment dismissing their complaint against defendants American Home Products Corporation (American), American Cyanamid Company (Cyanamid), and Lederle Laboratories (Lederle) (collectively, defendants). We have considered the arguments raised in light of the record and applicable legal standards. We reverse and remand for fu... More...
Houbigant, Inc. and Establissment
Houbigant (collectively, "Houbigant")
appeal the district court's order granting
Federal Insurance Company's ("Federal")
motion for summary judgment and
denying Houbigant's cross motion for
summary judgment.1 For the reasons
discussed below, we will reverse the
judgment of the district court and remand
for further proceedings consistent with this
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Atlantic Recording, et al. v. Daniel Peng
Copyright infringement claims by Atlantic Recording, Arista Records, Inc., BMG Music, Capitol Records, Inc., Elektra Entertainment Group, Inc., Fonovisa, Inc., Interscope Records, Lava Records, LLC, London-Sire Records, Inc., Loud Records, LLC, Maverick Recording Company, Motown Record Company, LP, Sony Music Entertainment, UMG Recording, Inc., Virgin Records of America, Inc., Warner Bros Recor... More...
This appeal presents serious problems of alleged
copyright infringement in an evolving and highly
competitive world of computer technology that challenges
the effectiveness of our well-established copyright laws.
Formerly known as Dun & Bradstreet Software Services,
Inc. (DBS), Geac Computer Systems, Inc. (collectively Geac)
is the undisputed owner of certain proprietary, copyrig... More...
We consider this case on an expedited appeal from the
United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.
The parties to this appeal, Dam Things from Denmark,
a/k/a Troll Company ApS (together "Dam Things"), and
Russ Berrie and Company, Inc. ("Russ"), are purveyors of
trolls -- short, pudgy, plastic dolls with big grins and wild
hair. Dam Things, a Danish company, assert... More...
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Amberson Holdings, LLC v. Westside Story Newspaper, et al.
Copyright Infringement Claim - Defendants Westside Story Newspaper, Wallace J. Allen and W.J. Allen Multimedia Productions, Inc., own and operate a weekly newspaper that is based in Southern California. Plaintiffs' trademark, "West Side Story", was incorporated into the title of the defendants' newspaper. Plaintiffs further alleged that defendants wrongfully registered www.westsidestory.com as... More...