Tuesday, December 30, 2003
Who Knew There Was a Market for Nude Photos of Barbie Menaced by Kitchen Appliances? Rejecting a trademark and copyright infringement lawsuit brought by Mattel, the Ninth Circuit held the photos to be protected free speech.
Posted by nerdlaw.org at 12:15 PM
Tuesday, December 23, 2003
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Wednesday, December 17, 2003
They May Be Infringers, But They Have Damn Good Shakes CNN has a report about a trademark dispute between Chicago's Billy Goat tavern, which uses the slogan "Cheezborger, Cheezborger," and the Florida-based chain Cheeburger Cheeburger. The Cheeburger Cheeburger in Richmond has an excellent Cotton Candy milkshake. Haven't found one of their restaurants up here in DC yet, though.
Posted by nerdlaw.org at 1:08 PM
Tuesday, December 16, 2003
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Friday, December 05, 2003
Trademarks and the Nonprofit The Christian Science Monitor discusses branding and nonprofits in the article "Smaller nonprofits latch on to logos." Would have made a great link to include in my article "What Every Nonprofit Needs to Know About Trademark Law."
Posted by nerdlaw.org at 4:40 PM
Thursday, December 04, 2003
Time to Report the RIAA Gaffes The AP is reporting that among the 80 individuals sued by the RIAA for copyright infringement back in October is "retiree Ernest Brenot, 79, of Ridgefield, Wash., who wrote in a handwritten note to a federal judge that he does not own a computer nor can he operate one."
Posted by nerdlaw.org at 1:50 PM
Tuesday, December 02, 2003
DeCSS Redux Reuters reports that "DVD 'Hacker' Pleads Not Guilty in Piracy Appeal."
Posted by nerdlaw.org at 9:48 AM
Monday, December 01, 2003
Diebold Sees the Light The AP is reporting that Diebold has promised not to file copyright infringement actions against dozens of students, computer scientists and ISP operators that posted internal company memoranda regarding flaws in Diebold's electronic voting systems.
Posted by nerdlaw.org at 7:25 PM