Saturday, February 28, 2004

321 Studios Calls for "Five Days of Protest" The AP reports that "DVD-Copying Software Maker Meets Deadline."
More on VeriSign v. ICANN The AP reports that "Internet Lawsuit Could Have Global Effect."

Thursday, February 26, 2004

Wednesday, February 25, 2004

Seventh Circuit Rules in Spawn Case Howard has the report here.
Lessig Weighs in... ... on the Grey Album controversy here.

Monday, February 23, 2004

This is Somewhat... Disturbing Which Federal Rule of Civil Procedure Are You? Apparently I'm Rule 11.
Would the Outcome be Different if They Were Current Players? The Trademark Blog reports on a dispute between former players and the Globetrotters organization over use of the players' likenesses for bobblehead dolls.
Shows the Importance of Record Keeping if You're Not Going to Get a Registration... The Trademark Blog has a post about an interesting decision recently handed down by the Fourth Circuit.
Copyright in the World of PhotoShop SFGate.com reports that "Doctored Kerry photo brings anger, threat of suit: Software, Net make it easy to warp reality."

Thursday, February 19, 2004

Wednesday, February 18, 2004

Talk About Closing the Barn Door After the Horse Has Escaped E!Online is reporting on a dust-up between Gold Circle Films and Fox over Fox's show My Big Fat Obnoxious Fiance."
The Lawyer Employment Program The AP is reporting that "Record Industry Sues More Over Downloads." Reuters has this report.

Tuesday, February 17, 2004

Sunday, February 15, 2004

This Just Seems Silly BoingBoing reports that James Joyce's estate is threatening "to sue for copyright infringement if there are any public readings of Joyce's works during the festival commemorating the 100th anniversary of Bloomsday this June."

Saturday, February 14, 2004

Friday, February 13, 2004

Better Find it While You Can BoingBoing has a post about the controversy surrounding DJ Danger Mouse's "Grey Album."
Mickey Around the World Australian IT is reporting on progress towards the Free Trade Agreement, which will extend copyright terms in Australia and enact provisions similar to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act in order to "harmonize" Australian and U.S. copyright law.
AOL Experiences E-mail Woes Marty reports that "AOL Loses Safe Harbor Protection in DMCA Case."

Wednesday, February 11, 2004

Thursday, February 05, 2004

Cory on Grokster Oral Arguments Check out Boing Boing's description of Ninth Circuit oral arguments in the Grokster case.

Wednesday, February 04, 2004

Sunday, February 01, 2004

Isn't "Super Hero" Generic by Now? Apparently Marvel and DC Comics have claimed that they co-own the term "Super Hero".
Who Knew They Took Their Broncos so Seriously? The AP is reporting that "Wyo., Texas Stampede in Dispute Over Logo."