A Broken Engagement: Second Circuit Vacates Tiffany’s win over Costco in Engagement Ring Row

Whether you can afford their jewels or not, you probably know the names of a few designer jewelry brands. Top brands evoke images of luxury diamonds the size of small boulders with price tags to match. Therefore, it may seem odd to encounter one of these brand names...

Not Sorry: Despite Fair Use Ruling for Leaked Song, Minaj Settles to Avoid More Litigation

If the rumors are true, singer-songwriter Tracy Chapman is on a “do not sample” list, an unofficial warning to fellow musicians not to mess with her copyrighted works.[1. Eriq Gardner, Tracy Chapman Wins $450K in Copyright Suit against Nicki Minaj, Billboard (Jan. 8,...

The Final Showdown: The Current Status of Google v. Oracle

For many, 2020 brought more surprises and tumultuous moments than they could have imagined. For the copyright world and the software industry, however, the thought of 2021 may be even more nerve-racking. Oracle v. Google (now titled Google v. Oracle), arguably the...

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