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Copyright. Supreme Court. Is Fashion protectable?

Copyright. Supreme Court. Is Fashion protectable?

Fashion. Copyright. The Supreme Court ruled on copyright and fashion.  Can fashion be protected by copyright? This landmark copyright case will impact the fashion design industry for decades to come. This case began 10 years ago when Varsity Brands, Inc. sued Star...
Supreme Court. Social Media. Freedom of Speech. Facebook.

Supreme Court. Social Media. Freedom of Speech. Facebook.

Supreme Court. Social Media. Freedom of Speech. Facebook. Since its inception, social media networking services such as Facebook and Twitter offer us an outlet to share our thoughts, concerns, opinions, and everyday lives. But what happens when we cross the line on...
First Sale Doctrine. Copyright Infringement.

First Sale Doctrine. Copyright Infringement.

Have you ever purchased merchandise from eBay or Craigslist? Or shopped at a used book store, record shop, flea-market, or garage or yard sale?  And it’s likely if you are over 13 years old, you have purchased movies, videos, TV shows, and music from iTunes, Amazon,...

Virtual World. Dutch law. Runescape. Virtual Theft.

In an international case that may prove to be pivotal in the area of intellectual property, the Dutch Supreme Court recently held that virtual property is property that can be protected, and theft of such property is punishable by law. In brief, the facts of the case...

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