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Successful defense of ‘Who’s on First’ infringement suit nets attorney fees
The authors, producers, and theater company who had used dialogue from an Abbott and Costello routine known as "Who's on First?" in the Broadway play Hand to God were awarded...
Film festival’s use of copyrighted time-lapse Adams Morgan photograph was fair use
Holding that a film festival organizer’s use of a photograph of a Washington D.C. neighborhood near the festival’s venue on a website to inform attendees about the local area was fair use...
Derotational spinal surgery tool not made unpatentable by prior patent for tool for displacing vertebrae
The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has affirmed the Patent Trial and Appeal Board’s conclusions that an application for a spinal surgery tool and a chapter in a spinal surgery...
District court erred in finding color green was functional for ear plugs
The federal district court in Los Angeles erred by deciding on summary judgment that a bright green color used by Moldex-Metric on disposable foam ear plugs served an essential functional purpose...
Preliminary injunction granted in part against former employee based on inevitable disclosure doctrine
Wheelchair and mobility company Invacare Corporation ("Invacare") was granted in part its request for a preliminary injunction against a former employee, and his new employer, Ki Mobility...