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Vogue Sues 21 Savage and Drake Over Imitation Vogue Cover Marketing Campaign



Graphic of the Briefing by the IP Law BlogVogue Magazine is suing 21 Savage and Drake after they created mock Vogue Magazines to market their new album. Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss the dispute on this episode of The Briefing by the IP Law Blog.

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Law Firm’s Suit Against Namesake Provides Two Important Trademark Lessons



Graphic of the Briefing by the IP Law BlogA law firm has filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against its namesake. Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss this case in this installment of The Briefing by the IP Law Blog.

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Cardi B Makes Money Moves with the Jury and Prevails in IP Trial



Graphic of the Briefing by the IP Law BlogCardi B was cleared of liability in an action alleging that she misappropriated a man’s likeness by using his unique back tattoo on the cover of her 2016 mixtape. Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss this in this installment of The Briefing by the IP Law Blog.

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Hermès Tries to Bag Digital Designer Selling MetaBirkin NFTs



Graphic of the Briefing by the IP Law BlogHermès is suing an artist for trademark infringement over his series of digital artworks called MetaBirkins. Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss the case on this episode of The Briefing by the IP Law Blog.

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Tattoo Artist Copyright Win Will Create Uncertainty Over Celebrities with Tattoos



Graphic of the Briefing by the IP Law BlogAs Scott Hervey previously wrote on the IP Law Blog, a tattoo artist won a copyright lawsuit against a video game publisher for showcasing an athlete with their tattoo design in a game. Scott and Josh Escovedo discuss the case on this episode of The Briefing.

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Titania v. She-Hulk: Trademark Infringement in the Marvel Universe



Graphic of the Briefing by the IP Law BlogIn this episode of The Briefing by the IP Law BlogScott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss a recent episode of Marvel’s “She-Hulk: Attorney at Law” and the accuracy of a trademark infringement case featured on the show.

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Defamation by Docudrama – Inventing Anna



In this episode of The Briefing by the IP Law BlogScott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss a defamation dispute between Rachel Williams – a victim of con artist Anna Sorokin – and Netflix, over her portrayal in the docudrama “Inventing Anna.”

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The Essential Purpose of the Short Form Copyright Assignment (Archive)



In this archive episode of The Briefing by the IP Law Blog, Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo explain the importance of short-form copyright assignment agreements.

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Paramount is Ready to Dogfight in Top Gun Maverick Copyright Lawsuit



In this episode of The Briefing by the IP Law Blog, Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss Paramount’s motion to dismiss a copyright infringement lawsuit relating to ‘Top Gun: Maverick.’

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