Tag Archives: Characters

The growing tresses in IP claims in fictional characters

No, I am not posting a picture of the fun we had at Meet the Bloggers 2018 in Seattle! Rather, it’s this business: SHERLOCK HOLMES […] Read more detail on Recent Advertising Law posts –

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Can Nativity scene characters attract copyright protection under Italian law? It depends

Typical Nativity sceneAt Christmas time the making of Nativity scenes in churches and homes is a Catholic tradition that is particularly common in Southern Europe.Like many other Italian children, I have wonderful memories of when my brother and I used … Continue reading

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What inspires the scenarios and characters in your final exam questions?

As we wrap up another season of grading, I return to the thought that grading finals can feel like reading the same story again and again. This task is slightly more entertaining for me if the story involves some interesting … Continue reading

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140 Characters Conference: Long Island on 5/26/11

The Lustigman Firm's Jonathan I. Ezor is one of the organizers of the upcoming 140 Characters Conference: Long Island, being held at Touro Law Center in Central Islip, NY on May 26th, 2011. The full-day event features presetations from a … Continue reading

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Is it just me, or do the parties sound like Dilbert characters?

Cboss, Inc. v. Zerbonia, 2010 WL 3835092 (N.D. Ohio) Cboss, which creates software for businesses and government agencies, sued Ralph Zerbonia and Universe Central Corp. for false advertising. In 1996, Cboss contracted with UCC to hire Zerbonia as general manager … Continue reading

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