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Writer Sues over ‘Horror’ ’Zine Series (access required)

A writer suing defendant “Horrorhound” magazine, marketed to fans of horror culture, may amend his complaint a second time to add three additional counts to intellectual property claims arising from his allegations of defendant’s treatment of plaintiff’s “Video Invasion” series ...

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‘Fair Use’ Asserted Against Copyright Claim (access required)

In this copyright infringement action, an Alexandria U.S. District Court denies plaintiff’s motion to strike most of defendant’s affirmative defenses, including fair use and unclean hands, based on a claim that plaintiff is responsible for initially seeding some of its ...

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Court Orders ‘Redskins’ Mark Cancellation (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court agreed with defendant Native Americans that plaintiffs’ registered trademarks for the Washington Redskins professional football team “may disparage” a composite of Native American people who contend the Redskins name is a racial slur, and the ...

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Restaurant Has Trademark, Trade Secret Claims (access required)

In this ongoing dispute by the proprietors of Mimosa I restaurant in Winchester and defendants, who allegedly took over plaintiffs’ business after an initial investment, a Harrisonburg U.S. District Court says plaintiffs have stated claims for trademark infringement and for ...

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High-Rise Building Copyright Claim Fails (access required)

In this suit alleging the design of a high-rise apartment building in McLean, Va., infringes on plaintiff architectural firm’s copyright for a condominium building in Minneapolis, the 4th Circuit upholds summary judgment for defendant design firm. Plaintiff Humphreys & Partners ...

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No False Ad Claim for ‘Bonded Leather’ Ads (access required)

Defendants, a furniture manufacture, a leather industry trade association and its laboratory and lab director, win summary judgment in a false advertising suit filed by a furniture covering designer that alleged defendants’ advertisements and statements referencing a “bonded leather” product ...

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