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  • August 23, 2019

    Photographer Slaps Law Firm With Suit Over Website Picture

    The law office of an estate planning attorney who also handles intellectual property matters infringed a copyright by posting on its website a photograph of a California pier without first obtaining permission from the copyright’s owner, the photographer who shot the image has alleged in California federal court.

  • August 23, 2019

    Publishing Giants Sue Audible Over Text Captions

    The country’s major book publishers are suing audiobook giant Audible over a planned feature that will allow listeners to read text captions, calling it “quintessential” copyright infringement.

  • August 23, 2019

    Tom Brady Denied 'Tom Terrific' TM By USPTO

    New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's application for a "Tom Terrific" trademark registration fell incomplete late Thursday when the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office ruled the term is more closely identified with longtime New York Mets pitcher Tom Seaver.

  • August 22, 2019

    FilmOn Exec Squares Off Against Sex Harassment Accuser

    FilmOn founder Alki David faced off in court Thursday against a former employee accusing him of sexual harassment, with the self-represented billionaire cross-examining his accuser in a blitz of angry and sarcastic questions that drew dozens of objections and prompted another hearing on possible sanctions against him.

  • August 22, 2019

    7th Circ. Withdraws Opinion Barring AIG Coverage For Emmis

    The Seventh Circuit on Wednesday withdrew a July ruling that found an AIG unit rightfully denied radio broadcasting company Emmis Communications Corp. coverage for a shareholder suit it had already reported to its previous insurer, letting stand a lower-court decision that Emmis is covered. 

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