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Music Publishers Sue Twitter for $250 Million in Major Copyright Infringement Case

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On June 14th, 2023, The New York Times reported that a collection of major music publishers have filed a $250 million copyright infringement lawsuit against the social media giant Twitter. The complaint alleges that Twitter has allowed copyright infringement to “run rampant” on its platform. The case is centered around broad and important questions… Read More »

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Trademark vs. Copyright: What You Need to Know to Protect Your Business

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Your top priority as a business owner is making sure that your company is a success. That means building your brand and ensuring your products or services stand out. But while you’re running around doing a million things, there’s one thing you can’t afford to neglect: brand protection. Ensuring that nobody else can use… Read More »

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H&M Files Copyright Infringement Lawsuit Against Rapidly Growing Fast-Fashion Firm Shein

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According to a report from Bloomberg, H&M—the Stockholm, Sweden-based multinational clothing company—has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against a competitor called Shein. Shein is a rapidly-growing competitor and has quickly become one of the biggest names in the so-called “fast-fashion” industry. Within this blog post, our Florida copyright infringement attorney provides an overview of… Read More »

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AI Art Opens New Frontier in United States Copyright Law, U.S. Copyright Office Issues Key Decision in Favor of Limited Protection

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Over the past few months, a number of different tech companies have introduced new tools based on artificial intelligence (AI). Some of these applications allow users to create “AI art.” Broadly defined, AI art is art created with the help of artificial intelligence technologies. A new type of creative output, there are major questions… Read More »

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Key NFT Copyright Case Making Its Way Through Legal System—Counterclaim Filed

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According to reporting from Blockworks, Yuga Labs is at the center of a copyright dispute involving non-fungible tokens (NFTs). It is an important legal battle because it could set the terms for how NFTs are handled under U.S. copyright law. Artist Ryder Ripps—who is being sued by Yuga Labs for copyright infringement—has filed a… Read More »

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What To Know About NFTs And Copyright Law

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Blockchain technology is changing the world. More and more people are getting into cryptocurrency and NFTs. According to a report from Business Insider, the NFT market exceeded $41 billion in 2021. Unlike Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies which are fungible, NFTs are unique. In other words, every NFT is different. Each one has its own… Read More »

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Copyright Law Watch: Supreme Court Rules “Lack Of Knowledge” Can Justify Error

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On February 24th, 2022, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a decision in the case of Unicolors, Inc. v. H&M Hennes & Mauritz, L.P.—an IP matter related to copyright registration. In an important decision, the nation’s top federal court found that “lack of knowledge” may be sufficient to excuse an error on… Read More »

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Copyright Law: Four Things To Know About The CASE Act

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As part of December’s COVID-19 relief package, congress passed the Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act of 2020 (CASE Act). The law creates a federal Copyright Claims Board empowered to hear infringement claims up to $30,000. The statute offers both potential advantages and drawbacks for copyright holders and alleged infringers. In this article, our… Read More »

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Architectural Designs and Copyright Protection

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Architects put in an enormous amount of professional effort and skill into designing projects. An innovative design is a form of intellectual property. If you are an architect, you may be wondering: How can I protect my creative projects? The short answer is through copyright law. In the United States, architectural designs and other… Read More »

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