Early Action to issue writ in copyright row
- Steve Barratt. Chadwick, Philip // Marketing Event;Jul/Aug2001, p25
Interviews Steve Barratt, co-founder and chief executive of service contractor Early Action Group (AEG). Problems encountered by AEG in sponsoring the Art & Antiques Fair; Vision of the company; Services offered by AEG.
- NGS'S INCRIMINATING MEMOS. Walker, David // Photo District News;Aug2002, Vol. 22 Issue 8, p26
Talks about the lawsuits faced by the National Geographic Society (NGS) over 'The Complete National Geographic CD,' which reproduces its complete magazine archive page by page. Claim of photographers that NGS infringed their copyrights; Details on the case filed by photographers Douglas...
- The Function of the Judge and Jury in the "Literary Property" Lawsuit. Carman, William B. // California Law Review;Spring54, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p52
Discusses the function of the judge and jury on issues involving literary property lawsuits such as plagiarism. Legal protectibility with respect to the nature of the material; Authorship; Similarity between defendant's work and plaintiff's work; Damages that the plaintiff suffered.
- Pixar suit claims patent breach. Crabtree, Sheigh // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;3/12/2002, Vol. 372 Issue 28, p12
Focuses on a lawsuit involving Pixar Animation Studios and Excluna Inc. over patent infringement in San Francisco, California. Claims of Pixar animation; Statement of Excluna chief executive officer; Declined comment of Pixar on the case.
- Employers put at risk by employee use of illegal music files. Prince, Michael // Business Insurance;4/14/2003, Vol. 37 Issue 15, p4
This article focuses on potential legal actions that can be faced by employer's due to their employee's habit of sharing copyrighted music files on workplace computers. Sharing copyrighted material, including uploading and downloading music files over computer networks, violates copyright law,...
- Sony clashes with O[sub2] on 'copycat' ad. Chandiramani, Ravi // Marketing (00253650);5/1/2003, p1
This article reports that Sony Computer Entertainment Europe is taking legal action against O[sub2], alleging that the mobile network's current campaign infringes its copyright.The firm is seeking damages from O[sub2] and its advertising agency Vallance Carruthers Coleman Priest, as well as an...
- The Napster saga. Freel, Mark W.; Olson, Carrie Webb // Westchester County Business Journal;7/11/2005, Vol. 44 Issue 28, p30
Reports on the possibility for private equity investors to be held liable for the infringing activities of their portfolio companies in the U.S. Impact of the Napster Inc. litigation on investors; Lawsuits filed by plaintiff record labels against the venture capital firms and investors that...
- Imitation: It's Not Flattery, It's Illegal. Holt, Emily; Tucker, Ross // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;5/2/2005, Vol. 189 Issue 92, Special Section p22
Focuses on copyright infringement lawsuits filed by David Yurman Inc. against various jewelers in the U.S. Estimated amount spent by the company protect its intellectual property rights; Efforts of the company to educate buyers on its signature look; Stand of retailers on the issue.
- Encouraging Willful Infringement? Knorr-Bremse Leaves Due Care in Patent Litigation in a State of Flux. Newton, Andrew M. // Texas Intellectual Property Law Journal;Fall2006, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p91
The article introduces the foundations of patent law, which includes the history of the willful infringement doctrine, the duty of due care and the origin of the adverse inference doctrine. In addition, it addresses the Knorr-Bremse Systeme Fuer Nutzfahrzeuge GmbH versus Dana Corp. case...