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Appellate Division Upholds Dismissal of Personal Injury Claim in Domestic Violence case

By Thomas F. Dorn, Esq.  In J.Z. v. E.R., et als. (A-2581-17T2), the Appellate Division addressed what viable personal injury claims a domestic violence victim involved in a love triangle could pursue.  The facts of the case were: Defendant M.V. … Continue reading

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Say What? Gov't Occupying Property Under Claim Of Right Is Only A Tort, Not A Taking

If you can make sense of the Montana Supreme Court's analysis in Letica Land Co. v. Anaconda-Deer Lodge County, No. DA 18-0249 (Feb. 5, 2019), we are all ears, because we sure cannot. The court concluded that the county's actions … Continue reading

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Gigi Hadid faces another Copyright Infringement Claim after posting picture of herself on Instagram

Social media is a real spanner in the IP works, since it’s all about sharing content that IP is in the business of restricting. Social media platforms were crowned a haven for counterfeited goods by the UK IPO report Share … Continue reading

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Judge Noreika Grants Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss Plaintiff’s Antitrust Claims for Failure to State a Claim

By Memorandum Opinion entered by The Honorable Maryellen Noreika in Prescient Medicine Holdings, LLC v. Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings, et al., Civil Action No. 18-600-MN (D.Del. February 14, 2019), the Court granted Defendants’ motion to dismiss all claims of … Continue reading

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Eyelash wars: court tosses counterfeiting claim, allows (c) claim to continue

Boost Beauty, LLC v. Woo Signatures, LLC, 2019 WL 560277, No. 2:18-cv-02960-CAS(Ex) (C.D. Cal. Feb. 11, 2019)Mark Lemley says that many businesses think the term “unfair competition” is redundant; many trademark plaintiffs likewise think that “infringement” means “counterfeiting.” Here, though … Continue reading

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