Wednesday, March 31, 2004

Guess You Can Run to Canada... Howard reports that "Judge: File sharing legal in Canada."
Nowhere to Run to, Baby... Sorry. Bad Good Morning Vietnam flashback. The AP is reporting that "Overseas Groups Take on Music Swappers."

Tuesday, March 30, 2004

Signs of Life from Technology Practices in Canada The Globe and Mail has this report.

Monday, March 29, 2004

Pooh Staying Put The AP is reporting that "Judge dismisses Pooh suit against Disney."
SCO Meets Resistance in Germany InfoWorld reports that "German company clogs SCO's legal machine."

Thursday, March 25, 2004

Tuesday, March 23, 2004

They've Got to be Hiring... The AP reports that "Recording industry sues 532 over swapping."
All Copyright, All the Time Copyfight has several interesting Copyright articles right now. Perhaps the most interesting is "Breakfast Cereal Icons and Independent Creation."
Son of Eldred Lessig reports on a new case filed by Stanford's Center for Internet and Society to challenge the 1998 Sony Bono Copyright Act. Copyfight has an additional report here. This one will be interesting to watch...
If I Were the Plaintiff, I'm Not Sure I'd Want to Claim Credit for Jingle All the Way, Anyway... E!Online reports that "Fox Wins "Jingle" Appeal."

Monday, March 22, 2004

Lindows Update C-Net reports that "Hearing set for Lindows motion."
Wonder if French Law Looks to the Effect of the Copying on the Potential Market The AP reports that "Playboy to sue French women's magazine."

Saturday, March 20, 2004

Your Primer on the SCO Lawsuit ZDNet asks "Could Sun hold a key to SCO's future?"
California Accountant Takes Issue with Google's Page Rank Technology A local television station reports that "Man 'Googles' Himself, Sues for Libel." Via BoingBoing.

Friday, March 19, 2004

I Still Don't Get the Whole Trump Phenomena... E!Online reports that "Trump Fired Up Over Phrase."

Thursday, March 18, 2004

Wednesday, March 17, 2004

Thursday, March 11, 2004

The Grey Lady's Panties are in a Bunch Over Corrections Parody Site Instapundit reports here.
I'd Be Interested to See the Reduction to Practice... The AP reports that "Inventor patents device for ads in space."
Create Your Own Copyright Infringement... The Importance Of... reports on "Dangermouse, the Jay-Z Construction Set and the Videogame Content Creation Model." Via BoingBoing.
O'Reily: You Paying Attention? The AP is reporting that "Franken to heat up liberal radio." Love the name of the new show.

Wednesday, March 10, 2004

Nader Priceless Parody Upheld Even though I can't believe he's thrown his hat in again, gotta say I'm glad about the outcome in Mastercard's trademark infringement lawsuit against Nader. LawGeek has this report.
Apple in Royalty Row The AP is reporting that "French Group Seeks Royalties on IPod."

Tuesday, March 09, 2004

Monday, March 08, 2004

Ranks Right Up There With the Contractual Analysis of Lord of the Rings BoingBoing has two posts about the copyright status of the Klingon language.

Friday, March 05, 2004

Complaint Sites Do Not Violate the ACPA The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed summary judgment in favor of defendant, who registered the domain name lucasnursery.com to vent her complaints against Lucas Nursery and Landscaping, Ing. for its allegedly bad service in landscaping her front yard. Via How Appealing.
A Faustian Bargain? (I guess I'll never be Special Master in a Microsoft case, huh?) Wired reports that "SCO Says Microsoft Memo Is Legit."

Thursday, March 04, 2004

Wednesday, March 03, 2004

It's Not Everyday You Find Discussions About Trademark Law on Plastic... My favorite on-line discussion site Plastic actually has a discussion thread right now about trademark law: "Plastic: One Uggly Mess -- Aussies In Fight For 'Cultural Toe-Tem'."
SCO Roundup Internetnews.com reports that "SCO Targets Autozone in Linux Suit," and that SCO Targets Two in Linux End-User Lawsuits." C-Net has this report.
All This Over a Plump Yellow Bear Reuters is reporting that "Disney Urges Calif. Judge to Throw Out Pooh Lawsuit."
Oral Arguments in COPA Case The AP is reporting that "Supreme Court Hears Online Porn Case." Reuters has this report.

Monday, March 01, 2004

VeriSign's Lawyers Must be Busy... InternetNews.com reports that, following on the heels of VeriSign's suit against ICANN, a "New Lawsuit Hits VeriSign and ICANN."
SCO Copyright Claims Move Forward InternetNews.com is reporting that "Court Adds Copyright to SCO's IBM Suit."