Monthly Archives: June 2022

Top Gun Maverick – Right Into The Copyright Lawsuit Zone



In this episode of The Briefing by the IP Law BlogScott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss a copyright dispute, in which the heirs of the author who inspired the movie “Top Gun” claim that the film’s sequel infringes on their copyright to the story.

Watch this episode on the Weintraub YouTube channel, here.


What The Settlement of Ratajkowski/Paparazzi Copyright Lawsuit Means For Fair Use



What The Settlement of Ratajkowski.Paparazzi Copyright Lawsuit Means For Fair UseIn this episode of The Briefing by the IP Law Blog, Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo provide an update on the copyright infringement dispute between a paparazzo and Emily Ratajkowski, and discuss the settlement’s implications for Fair Use.

Watch this episode on the Weintraub YouTube channel, here.


Judge Throws a Flag on the Play in USFL IP Litigation



Judge Throws a Flag on the Play in USFL IP LitigationIn this episode of The Briefing by the IP Law BlogScott Hervey and Josh Escovedo provide an update on the dispute between the original USFL and Fox, over the network’s attempt to revive the football league.

Watch this episode on the Weintraub YouTube channel, here.


The Supreme Court Grants Certiorari in Copyright Infringement Action Involving Warhol, Prince, and Goldsmith



The Supreme Court Grants Certiorari in Copyright Infringement Action Involving Warhol, Prince, and GoldsmithIn this episode of The Briefing by the IP Law BlogScott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss a photographer’s copyright infringement action against the Andy Warhol Foundation, over several Warhol paintings that utilize the photographer’s images as source material.

Watch this episode on the Weintraub YouTube channel, here.