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The Sky Did Not Fall: The Supreme Co...

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A New Paradigm: Awards of Attorney F...

Any trademark litigator knows that it has historically been difficult to obtain an award of attorney fees in a federal trademark case, no matter how egregious the opposing party actions Section 35(a)(3) of the...

Full Recovery: Successful Copyright...

Successful copyright plaintiffs can recover the additional attorney’s fees incurred in collecting an infringement judgment according to a federal court in New York. The judgment creditor plaintiff, L.A....

Register Your Copyrights or Lose You...

Recently an artist came to see me about a possible infringement case. The artist had created some artistic works several years ago, but shared the material only with some friends. One of the friends turned...

Supreme Court Invalidates Aereo Busi...

In the closely watched case of American Broadcasting Companies v. Aereo, the Supreme Court ruled yesterday that Aereo’s business model infringed on television broadcasters’ exclusive rights to...

Young Man — There’s No N...

Victor Willis, the former lead singer of the seminal disco group The Village People will recover control over his interest in the copyrights for many of the group’s hit songs. As a result of one of the...

Hail, Hail, Rock and Roll — Ad...

Like many entertainment attorneys, I sometimes work with young musicians and their bands, providing legal services and counseling as they start their careers. Over the years, I have received numerous calls...

Michael Steger Named Best IP Attorne...

In June, New York Enterprise Report magazine named Michael D. Steger the Best Intellectual Property Attorney for Growing Businesses. The award was based on Mr. Steger’s work for clients on trademark,...

DOCUMENT IT: Courts Find Joint Auth...

How many entertainment attorneys have encountered the following scenario: a producer, director or writer for an independent or low budget film asks for help with deal, but says, “Keep it simple. I...

IT’S ONE, TWO, THREE STRIKES Y...

In recent years, those involved in professional and college sports organizations have sought to control most, if not all, of the intellectual property developed by or in association with those sports. Sports...

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