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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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Counterclaims Dismissed in Law Firm Dissolution (access required)

In this litigation arising out of the dissolution of intellectual property law firm Jacobson Holman PLLC, an Alexandria U.S. District Court grants plaintiff firm member’s motion to dismiss the firm’s counterclaims against two other firm members for payments into firm ...

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New Case Supports Tortious Interference Amendment (access required)

In light of a new Virginia Supreme Court case interpreting tortious interference law, an Alexandria U.S. District Court says a maritime security company can amend its complaint alleging tortious interference against a maritime lawyer who allegedly defamed the company in ...

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