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Songwriters’ evidence of copying, striking similarity falls short of creating dispute
Exceptions to hearsay rule did not apply to songwriters’ evidence of copying against members of rock band who allegedly copied the songwriters’ bass riff when creating the band’s...
Interference proceeding did not extend patent term adjustment period
The calculation of patent term adjustment under 35 U.S.C. § 154 does not include the period of requested continued examination conducted after termination of an interference proceeding.
French astreinte award for infringement of Picasso images not enforceable in California
A French court’s monetary award was repugnant to public policy because a California publisher’s use of the images was protected by the Copyright Act’s fair use defense, and French...
Communications Decency Act does not bar software provider’s false advertising, business practices claims
In litigation between two software providers that both filter unwanted content for Internet users, the "otherwise objectionable" clause of CDA Section 230 does not pertain to software that...
Scope of design patent for overlapping ‘Y’ design was limited to chairs
In a case of first impression, the Federal Circuit held that claim language in a design patent can limit the patent’s scope to a particular article of manufacture, even if that article is not...