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Fifth Circuit: Williamson County Doesn't Require District Court Dismiss Due Process Or Takings Claim

A short, but published, opinion from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. In Archbold-Garrett v. New Orleans, No. 17-30692 (June 22, 2018), the court held that the plaintiffs' Fourth Amendment, Fifth Amendment, and Fourteenth Amendment claims (search … Continue reading

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ABC doesn't find getting rid of pro se (c) and TM claim so simple

 Manigault v. ABC Inc., 2018 WL 2022823, No. 17-CV-7375 (S.D.N.Y. Apr. 12, 2018) (magistrate judge)An app owner’s copyright and trademark claims against a news organization for broadcasting a news story about apps, including his, survive a motion to dismiss on … Continue reading

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Will Smith Tries To Seduce Sophia The Robot – It Doesn't Go Well

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Open legal question doesn't preclude fees award where manner of litigating is exceptional

Tobinick v. Novella, 884 F.3d 1110 (11th Cir. 2018)The court of appeals held that the Octane Fitness standard for “exceptional cases” applied to Lanham Act cases, and that the District Court here didn’t abuse its discretion in awarding attorney’s fees … Continue reading

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Use of photo beyond license window doesn't create false endorsement claim

Bovinett v. HomeAdvisor, Inc., No. 17 C 6229, 2018 WL 1234963 (N.D. Ill. Mar. 9, 2018)Bovinett, a model and actor, participated in a photoshoot for HomeAdvisor. Bovinett’s agent was allegedly assured that the photos would be used in static form … Continue reading

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