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Second Circuit – Copyright: Baldwin v. EMI Feist Catalog, Inc.

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Copyright Termination of Copyright – Successive Copyright Agreements Baldwin v. EMI Feist Catalog, Inc. 14-182-cv Judges Pooler, Livingston and Droney Background: The plaintiffs appealed from the grant of summary judgment to the ...

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Copyrighting body art?

Former heavyweight champion, Mike Tyson, speaks to the press before the Mendez vs. Barthelemy II fight in July in Miami. Warner Bros. was involved in a lawsuit regarding the replication of Tyson’s famous facial tattoo on a character in the movie “The Hangover Part II.” AP Images

Video gamers may have noticed a key detail missing from the Carlos Condit character in EA Sports’ recent version of “UFC” – no lion tattoo. EA Sports left out the tattoo to avoid being sued by the martial arts star’s ...

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Second Circuit — Copyright: Zalewski v. Cicero Builder Dev., Inc.

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit  Copyright Architectural Designs — Wrongful Copying Zalewski v. Cicero Builder Dev., Inc. 12-3448-cv(L) Judges Katzmann, Wesley and Lohier Background: The plaintiff commenced an action alleging copyright infringement and violation of the Digital ...

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Second Circuit — Copyright: Swatch Group v. Bloomberg

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Copyright Company’s Investment Earnings Call — Fair Use Swatch Group v. Bloomberg 12-2412-cv(L) Judges Katzmann, Kearse and Wesley Background: The plaintiff had asserted a claim of copyright infringement. The plaintiff claimed that ...

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Second Circuit — Copyright: Marvel Characters, Inc v. Kirby

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Copyright Work for Hire — Long-arm Statute Marvel Characters, Inc v. Kirby 11-3333-cv Judges Cabranes, Sack and Carney Background:  The plaintiffs commenced a lawsuit in response to notices sent by the defendants, ...

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