Tag Archives: IP Law

Scarlett Johansson vs Chat GPT What the Legal Claims Would Look Like



Scarlett Johansson vs Chat GPT - What the Legal Claims Would Look LikeDid Scarlett Johansson’s voice inspire ‘Sky’? Scott Hervey and Jamie Lincenberg of Weintraub Tobin unpack the controversy between Scarlett Johansson and OpenAI’s Chat GPT. Explore potential legal claims and the intricacies of voice rights in AI on this episode of The Briefing.

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Authors Get Mixed Results with Initial Skirmish in OpenAI Lawsuit



Authors Get Mixed Results with Initial Skirmish in OpenAI Lawsuit (1)Delve into the complexities of vicarious infringement and DMCA violations in AI training. Scott Hervey and James Kachmar from Weintraub Tobin dissect the recent district court ruling on OpenAI’s copyright infringement allegations on this installment of “The Briefing.” Watch this episode on the

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Defamation by Docudrama – Inventing Anna (ARCHIVE)



The Briefing Defamation by Docudrama – Inventing Anna (ARCHIVE)

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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Writers, Actors, AI: The AI Centric Changes to the WGA and SAG Agreements



Writers, Actors, AI The AI Centric Changes to the WGA and SAG AgreementsDelve into the new WGA and SAG contract provisions relating to AI. Scott Hervey and Jamie Lincenberg tackle the terms and changes in this installment of “The Briefing” by Weintraub Tobin.

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Tag, You’re Sued: Graffiti Artists Sue Over Use of Their Tags



Tag, You're Sued: Graffiti Artists Sue Over Use of Their TagsGraffiti artists Nekst and Bates have filed a lawsuit against Guess and Macy’s for incorporating their tags in various articles of clothing. Scott Hervey and James Kachmar discuss this case in the next installment of “The Briefing.”

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Nirvana Stuck in Lawsuit Over “Nevermind” Album Cover



Nirvana Stuck in Lawsuit Over Nevermind Album CoverAs James Kachmar previously wrote on the IP Law Blog, the man who was photographed as a naked baby in 1991 for Nirvana’s iconic “Nevermind” album cover is now suing the band for distributing child pornography. Scott Hervey and James discuss the Ninth Circuit’s opinion on the case in this episode of The Briefing.

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Brandy Melville v Redbubble: Navigating Contributory Infringement



Brandy Melville has asked the Supreme Court to review the 9th Circuit’s decision in its dispute with Redbubble. Scott Hervey and Jamie Lincenberg discuss this case on this episode of The Briefing.

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Ninth Circuit Pulls Back Rogers Test in Light of Jack Daniels Decision



Ninth Circuit Pulls Back Rogers Test in Light of Jack Daniels Decision As Scott Hervey previously wrote on the IP Law Blog, the holding in the Supreme Court case Jack Daniels Properties v. VIP Products limits the applicability of the Rogers test. Scott and Jamie Lincenberg talk about this case on this episode of The Briefing.

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It’s Not Yabba-Dabba-Delicious – TTAB Denies Color Mark for Post Fruity Pebbles!



Fruity Pebbles failed to attain a trademark for the various colors of its cereal. Scott Hervey and Jessica Marlow discuss the TTAB’s decision to reject the trademark application on this episode of The Briefing.

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Beyond the Hashtag: FTC Revises Guidelines for Endorsement Use in Advertising



The FTC recently made changes to its guide concerning the use of endorsements and testimonials in advertising. Scott Hervey and Jessica Marlow discuss these changes and their expected impact on the influencer marketing industry in this episode of The Briefing. 

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