Perspectives on Copyright
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ArentFox Schiff is pleased to announce the firm has been shortlisted for the Chambers USA Awards 2022 Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year.
ArentFox Schiff is proud to announce that Partners Ross Charap and Matt Finkelstein have been named to Billboard’s Top Music Lawyers for 2022.
The Review Board of the US Copyright Office recently ruled, in its first decision of the year, that a two-dimensional artwork entitled “A Recent Entrance to Paradise” could not be registered for copyright protection because it was authored by artificial intelligence without creative input.
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (the DMCA) governs the protection of copyrighted material in the digital environment. Among other things, the DMCA criminalizes circumvention of digital rights management tools that restrict the use of copyrighted works and proprietary software.
Twenty-five Arent Fox LLP practices have been recognized in the 2022 “Best Law Firms” rankings that are published annually by US News & World Report and Best Lawyers.
The Second Circuit held recently that the screenwriter of the pop culture classic “Friday the 13th” did not write the Screenplay as a work made for hire, and, as the author of the work, could regain U.S. ownership rights to the work.
The 2021 edition of Legal 500 US has rated 49 Arent Fox LLP attorneys as national leaders in their field. In addition, 16 of the firm’s practice areas were ranked among the best in the country.
Supreme Court Case to Watch: When and How Copyright Registrations Can Be Invalidated for Inaccuracies
Last week the Supreme Court agreed to hear the case Unicolors, Inc. v. H & M Hennes & Mauritz, LP, which considers when inaccuracies in a US copyright application can be used to invalidate a resulting registration.
In May 2021, two photojournalists filed a class action lawsuit against Instagram, alleging that the social media giant allowed and encouraged third parties to ‘embed’ images shared to the platform in violation of copyright law.
JaQuel Knight, choreographer to musical artists such as Beyoncé and Meghan Thee Stallion, has announced plans to launch a company to copyright dance moves. This announcement comes on the heels of his recently acquired copyright registration in the “Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)” choreography, whi
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.
Schiff Hardin is proud to announce that Intellectual Property attorneys Helen Ji and Thomas Rammer have been named Rising Stars for 2020 by Managing Intellectual Property.
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.
Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce that 59 attorneys have been listed in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, with six attorneys also being named a “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective areas of practice and location.
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.