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.

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Senator Hawley Targets Disney with So-Called Copyright Reform Bill



In this episode of The Briefing by the IP Law BlogScott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss Senator Josh Hawley’s proposed copyright bill and its implications for the Walt Disney Company.

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An Idea Doesn’t Have to be Novel to be Stolen (In California)



An Idea Doesn't Have to be Novel to be StolenIn this episode of The Briefing by the IP Law BlogScott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss idea theft claims in California and whether the issue of novelty can be an element of the case.

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Jerry West Thinks His Portrayal in HBO’s “Winning Time” is a Loser



Jerry West Thinks His Portrayal in HBO's .Winning Time. is a LoserIn this episode of The Briefing by the IP Law Blog, Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss a dispute between Jerry West and HBO, over his portrayal in the Lakers docudrama “Winning Time”.

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The Original USFL Throws a Flag at Fox’s Attempted Revival of the United States Football League



In this episode of The Briefing by the IP Law BlogScott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss a dispute between the original USFL and Fox, over the network’s attempt to revive the football league.

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The Case of the Stolen Ampersand and the (Non)Protectability of Fonts



The Case of the Stolen Ampersand and the (Non)Protectability of FontsIn this episode of The Briefing by the IP Law BlogScott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss an intellectual property dispute between a typeface designer and Banana Republic, over the retailer’s use of a stylized ampersand design.

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SCOTUS Issues First IP Ruling of 2022 in Unicolors, Inc. v. H&M Hennes & Maurits, LP



SCOTUS Issues First IP Ruling of 2022 in Unicolors, Inc. v. HandM Hennes and Maurits, LPIn this episode of The Briefing by the IP Law BlogScott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss the Supreme Court’s first intellectual property ruling of 2022.

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March Madness Marketing Rebounds With a New Twist



March Madness Marketing Rebounds With a New TwistIn this episode of The Briefing by the IP Law BlogScott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss how marketing practices changed for the March Madness tournament this year, and what that meant for athletes.

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Supreme Court Petitioned to Overturn 8th Circuit’s Holding on Architectural Plans that Upends “Standard Marketing Practices” in Real Estate Industry



In this episode of The Briefing by the IP Law BlogScott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss the 8th Circuit’s opinion on copyright protection for architectural plans that could uphend “standard marketing practices” in Real Estate.

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Cookie Co’s Motion to Dismiss Trademark Lawsuit by Restaurant Crumbles



Cookie Co's Motion to Dismiss Trademark Lawsuit by Restaurant CrumblesIn this episode of The Briefing by the IP Law BlogScott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss a trademark dispute between a restaurant and a craft cookie maker, over the use of similar marks for cookies.

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