Internet

Ninth Circuit Awards Victory to Website Owners in Landmark Copyright Case

By Jamie Jung – Yesterday, the Ninth Circuit handed down an important ruling that affects the rights of all copyright holders with regard to infringement on the internet. In 2007, UMG Recordings sued Veoh, a video-sharing website, for copyright infringement by users who had uploaded the label’s […]

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2011 Top Attorneys

Thursday, November 3, 2011,  Pasadena Magazine celebrated its 2011 Top Attorneys with a reception at the iconic Langham Huntington.  Over five hundred attorneys were chosen as best in their field for the issue that hit newsstands last week. The annual award is voted on by thousands of attorneys […]

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Tricks Not Treats: Halloween-Related Lawsuits

By Christina Paquette – Halloween season is a special time of year for the law. As one court put it, “[A]t trick-or-treat time, th[e] duty [of care] is modified. Our society encourages children to transform themselves into witches, demons, and ghosts, and play a game of threatening […]

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Court Applies Flexible Approach in Keyword Trademark Decision

Companies frequently advertise their products online by purchasing keywords from search engine sites, such as Google and Bing. When internet users search for these terms, the company’s advertisement appears at the top of the results, within a designated advertisement section. Network Automation, Inc. v. Advanced Systems Concepts, […]

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