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."

Friday, February 27, 2004

More on the Grey Album Controversy Boing Boing has this report.
Oh, Bother Reuters reports that "Disney Alleges Dirty Tactics in Pooh Case."
Which One is More Hated: VeriSign or ICANN? C-Net reports that "VeriSign sues ICANN to restore Site Finder."
Battling for Eyeballs C-Net is reporting that "Patents raise stakes in search wars."
My Cat Downloaded that Song... Canada.com reports that "Piracy on wireless Internet raises legal challenges."
Web Porn Can be Bad for Your Health (or at Least Your Freedom...) The AP is reporting that "Man Gets Prison for Trick Web Names."

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.

Tuesday, February 24, 2004

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."

Saturday, February 21, 2004

Thursday, February 19, 2004

This Should Be Interesting to Watch C-Net is reporting that "RIAA sued under laws aimed at gangsters."
If Only Angelfire Would Start Doing Something About Spam... Reuters reports that "AOL, EarthLink Advance 'Spam' Lawsuits."

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

Monday, February 16, 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

We Get a Mention from Marty The Trademark Blog has a post about a case that my firm recently handled.
Yet Another Reason Not to Get Caught With Child Pornography Reuters reports that "Court Backs Internet Limit on Child Porn Convict."
Grokster in Court The AP reports that "Court Hears Appeal in File-Sharing Case." Reuters has this report.

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."