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No Extra Affidavit in Home-Design Copy Case (access required)

In plaintiff home designer/builder’s suit against a couple who allegedly built a home that infringed on plaintiff’s copyright for the “Bainbridge” home design, a Newport News U.S. District Court denies plaintiff’s motion for leave to file a supplemental affidavit as ...

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Builder Did Not Infringe Georgian Home Design (access required)

In plaintiff home designer/builder’s suit against a couple who allegedly built a home that infringed on plaintiff’s copyright for the “Bainbridge” home design, a Newport News U.S. District Court grants defendants’ renewed motion for summary judgment. Plaintiff alleges that, prior ...

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No Copyright Case for Fighter’s Entry Theme (access required)

A South Carolina musician loses his copyright infringement suit against prizefighter Floyd Mayweather Jr. who allegedly used lyrics on top of plaintiff’s instrumental music track as Mayweather’s entrance theme for a WrestleMania appearance and a RAW guest host appearance; the ...

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No Personal Jurisdiction in Messaging Software Dispute (access required)

In this patent dispute between plaintiff Texas company and defendant California company that has developed WhatsApp Messenger software, the availability of WhatsApp, its use by Virginia residents and nationwide marketing efforts that do not particularly target Virginia do not afford ...

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