710 ABA Journal Copyright Law articles.
It's the case that keeps hanging on: the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals may reconsider an April decision that held animals can't sue for copyright infringement, a ruling that was supposed to settle the "monkey selfie" debacle.
Jun 1, 2018 2:03 PM CDT
The nephew of an Egyptian composer has no standing to sue Jay-Z and producer Timbaland for copyright infringement for sampling a flute melody in his rap hit “Big Pimpin',” a federal appeals court has ruled.
Jun 1, 2018 12:45 PM CDT
E-recycling advocate Eric Lundgren has lost his appeal and will have to serve 15 months in prison.
Apr 25, 2018 3:12 PM CDT
A federal appeals court has ruled that a monkey has no standing under the U.S. Copyright Act to assert copyright in selfie photos.
Apr 24, 2018 8:00 AM CDT
Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James and his multimedia platform, Uninterrupted, sent a notice of copyright infringement to the University of Alabama earlier this month.
Apr 16, 2018 1:47 PM CDT
In a decision that could ripple through the software industry, a federal appeals court determined that Google violated Oracle’s copyright by using its open-source code.
Mar 30, 2018 8:00 AM CDT
After her DUI charge was dropped, Julie Cantu thought her nightmare was over. Then, she went on a date.
Mar 27, 2018 9:23 AM CDT
A lawyer who was ordered to pay a $10,000 sanction for failing to provide proper notice of a hearing claims the judge who imposed it exceeded her authority in a “clear-cut judicial error.”
Mar 14, 2018 7:00 AM CDT
The artist behind Pepe the Frog continues his legal efforts to take his cartoon creation back from the alt-right and conspiracy theorists with a copyright suit against Infowars, a website…
Mar 9, 2018 12:26 PM CST
Updated and corrected: Eric Lundgren, an electronics recycling advocate and computer refurbisher from California, faces more than a year in prison for creating tens of thousands of discs meant to…
Feb 28, 2018 3:00 PM CST
A California federal judge dismissed a copyright lawsuit last week over a phrase in the chorus of Taylor Swift's 2014 song “Shake It Off.”
Feb 22, 2018 2:53 PM CST
Embedding a tweet with a photo in an online publication may violate the photographer’s copyright, a federal judge has ruled in a case concerning a tweeted photo of Patriots quarterback Tom Brady.
Feb 20, 2018 1:42 PM CST
Star of memes Grumpy Cat has a savvy owner who's leveraged the feline's sourpuss face to produce branded products, score a commercial spot and obtain a “spokescat” deal.
Jan 26, 2018 7:00 AM CST
Florida law doesn’t protect performers seeking compensation for recordings made before 1972, the Florida Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
Oct 27, 2017 1:15 PM CDT
A photographer who claimed he owned the copyright to a selfie snapped by a monkey has settled a suit brought on the macaque’s behalf by People for the Ethical Treatment…
Sep 13, 2017 12:16 PM CDT
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