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Barbour Brings SDNY DJ Action Against Levis re Shirt Flag Tab

Barbour, a UK apparel company, sells shirts with a ‘flag’ on the breast pocket: Levis sells apparel which has ‘tabs’ on the pockets.  It owns various registrations for the tab. Levis aggressively polices its tab trademarks.  It sent a demand … Continue reading

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Text of SDNY Decision in Knight Institute v Trump (Twitter Blocking Case)

Plaintiff Knight Institute’s summary of issues in lawsuit: The Knight First Amendment Institute filed suit in the Southern District of New York contending that President Trump and his communications team violated the First Amendment by blocking seven people from the … Continue reading

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District judge in the SDNY: Embedding links to third –party web content is copyright infringement

What is the legal difference between embedding an image on a website and displaying a copy of the image? News organizations and other website publications have relied on the Ninth Circuit’s opinion in Perfect 10, Inc. v. Amazon.com Inc., which … Continue reading

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Richard Leibowitz of Leibowitz Law Put On Notice by SDNY re Frivolous Copyright Suits

Plaintiff files copyright infringement suit. Defendant serves Rule 68 offer of judgement. Defendant files motion to dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction. Plaintiff withdraws complaint without prejudice. Defendant moves for fees and costs under Rule 68, and/or as a prevailing … Continue reading

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SDNY Asked To Explore Functionality of Sex Toys In Trade Dress Case

Plaintiff has sold the b-Vibe Rimming Plug device since the summer of 2017. It alleges that its plug, the remote control, the charger and the case are all “uniquely designed” and it claims trade dress therein (See exhibit A below). … Continue reading

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