Spotify Spotted for Alleged Copyright Infringement with a $150M Lawsuit

January 18, 2016
Spotify is a digital music service that provides users access to millions of songs via its expansive music streaming service. Recently, Spotify was ...
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Topics: Intellectual property, copyright infringement, copyrights, Intellectual Property Law, IP Licensing, Mechanical License, Statutory damages


December 7, 2015
An entertaining case emerged at the United States Copyright Office back in September in regards to a "selfie" taken by a male crested black macaque ...
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Topics: Intellectual property, CopyrightInfringement, CopyrightOffice, copyrights, Intellectual Property Law, MacaqueSelfies

Push Pause Before You Play: The Reality of Copyrights and Music Licensing

November 23, 2015
Music is omnipresent in our daily lives. We wake up to music, study to music, workout to music, even fall asleep to music. We all love music. From ...
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Topics: copyright act, copyrights, Intellectual Property Law, licensing, music, music licensing, music royalties, musical works, sound recordings

Appeal Court Affirms No Copyright Protection for Bikram Yoga Poses

November 3, 2015
The United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit concluded recently that the twenty-six (26) moves of Bikram Yoga cannot be copyrighted. ...
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Topics: Intellectual property, copyright infringement, copyright law, copyrights, Intellectual Property Law, yoga poses

Colombian Consumers Demand Genuine Products; US-Colombia FTA Penalizes Piracy

May 23, 2013
We recently spoke to an online-based video game distributor in Medellin Colombia who explained his fight against pirated versions of games he sells. ...
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Topics: Business Law, Colombia Free Trade Agreement, copyrights, miami international trade law attorneys, movies, Patents, Piracy, removed in US-Colombia FTA, Trademarks, video games