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I'm a judge, not a media theorist, Jim: NFU doesn't protect use of Dr. Seuss font in mashup case

Dr. Seuss Enterprises, L.P. v. ComicMix LLC, No. 16-CV-2779 (C.D. Cal. Dec. 7, 2017) Though the court dismissed the first trademark/copyright infringement complaint against this Star Trek/Dr. Seuss mashup, the amended complaint survives.Copyright: It’s still transformative, but the complaint added … Continue reading

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Judge Kozinski Impeachment Hearings

The story in today's Washington Post about Judge Alex Kozinski's alleged conduct towards some of his law clerks and other employees in the Ninth Circuit should trigger a formal inquiry by the House Judiciary Committee. I'll reserve judgment on whether … Continue reading

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Chief Judge Stark Dismisses Without Prejudice U.S. Patent No. 6,229,366 from Pending Patent Infringement Action Following Reexamination Amendments

By Memorandum Order entered by The Honorable Leonard P. Stark in Power Integrations, Inc. v. Fairchild Semiconductor Int’l, Inc. et al., Civil Action No. 04-1371-LPS (D.Del., December 8, 2017), the Court dismissed without prejudice U.S. Patent No. 6,229,366 (“the ‘366 … Continue reading

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AT&T asks judge to kick Sprint out of the antitrust courtroom

Lawyers for AT&T are scheduled to appear before Judge Ellen Segal Huvelle on Monday afternoon to convince her to dismiss Sprint’s antitrust challenge to the acquisition of T-Mobile. A dismissal would simplify AT&T’s fight for merger approval by allowing the … Continue reading

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UK top judge: national courts not bound by Europe rights court

The UK’s top judge, Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales Lord Igor Judge [official profile], said on Wednesday that UK courts are not bound by decisions from the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) [official website]. Speaking before the … Continue reading

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