Perspectives on Copyright
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The Second Circuit recently held that artist Andy Warhol’s use of Lynn Goldsmith’s photograph of the musician Prince (the “Goldsmith Photograph”) to create fifteen new unauthorized silkscreen and pencil artworks (the “Prince Series”) was not fair use.
Arent Fox is pleased to announce the return of Copyright Partners Ross J. Charap and Matthew L. Finkelstein to the firm’s New York office. Ross and Matt previously worked at Arent Fox from 2010 – 2014. Their team includes Counsel Celeste M. Moy and Associate Jackie Robinson.
Major changes to copyright law were shepherded in through the Consolidated Appropriations Act, the highly publicized pandemic relief bill passed on December 27, 2020.
The Southern District of New York recently ruled against fashion designer, Elie Tahari, Ltd. (Tahari), in a copyright lawsuit over Tahari’s unauthorized post of an image to social media.
Arent Fox LLP is pleased to announce the return of litigator Eric Roman. A Counsel in the New York office, Eric advises clients on technology and intellectual property disputes as well as complex commercial litigation, investigations, and regulatory compliance.
The 2020 edition of Legal 500 US has rated 43 Arent Fox LLP attorneys as national leaders in their field. In addition, 14 of the firm’s practice areas were ranked among the best in the country.
Most users of social media simply do not appreciate the risks involved in using the platform for its intended purposes—the mass dissemination of content. Indeed, among the benefits and drawbacks of social media is one surety—its significant and rapidly evolving role in facilitating the distribution
As local and national governments take measures to combat the spread of COVID-19, patent, trademark and copyright owners are facing potential difficulties with meeting prosecution and dispute deadlines.
Sovereign Immunity Prevails: Litigants Cannot Sue States for Copyright Infringement, Supreme Court Holds
The Supreme Court has stricken a federal statute that abrogated a State’s immunity from copyright infringement lawsuits.
Twenty-five Arent Fox LLP practices have been recognized in the 2020 “Best Law Firms” rankings that are published annually by US News & World Report and Best Lawyers.
College and university staff and college store operators routinely grapple with how to enable students to use copyrighted material in the most economical and efficient way. Copyright protections have not made this easy, with sometimes complex considerations for different licenses and exceptions.
WASHINGTON — Fifty Arent Fox LLP attorneys have been rated as leaders in their profession by The Best Lawyers in America 2020.
The 2019 edition of Legal 500 US has rated 49 Arent Fox LLP attorneys as national leaders in their field. In addition, 15 of the firm’s practice areas were ranked among the best in the country.
The Supreme Court recently held that, subject to a few narrow statutory exceptions, copyright owners must wait until their applications are either registered or rejected by the US Copyright Office before filing suit for infringement claims.
WASHINGTON, DC — Arent Fox is pleased to announce that once again Firmwide Managing Partner Cristina A. Carvalho and Complex Litigation Partner Hunter T. Carter have been named to the Latin America’s Top 100 Lawyers list by Latinvex.
The 2018 edition of Legal 500 US has rated 50 Arent Fox LLP attorneys as national leaders in their field. In addition, 18 of the firm’s practice areas were ranked among the best in the country, including new recognition for the firm's Trademark Litigation and White Collar groups.
Arent Fox Managing Partner Cristina Carvalho Named Member of the Top 250 Women in IP List.
SDNY has ruled that embedding a copyrighted photo that had been posted to Twitter constituted copyright infringement.
On March 22, 2017, the Supreme Court issued a ruling in Star Athletica, L.L.C. v. Varsity Brands, Inc., et al, No 15-866, clarifying that the Copyright Act protects applied artistic elements appearing on utilitarian objects, including apparel.
In this episode of Fashion Counsel, Partners Anthony Lupo and Michelle Marsh discuss copyright laws and their applications (and road blocks) to the retail sector.