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Judge Rejects Film Producer’s Bid to Have Buck Rogers Character Declared in Public Domain

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/judge-rejects-film-producers-bid-877683

 

Judge Lets 54 Sudanese Refugees Pursue Copyright and Fraud Claims Over Reese Witherspoon Film

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/judge-lets-54-sudanese-refugees-878021

 

Judge Doesn’t Want Google to Google the Favorite Books and Songs of Potential Jurors

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/judge-doesnt-want-google-google-878548

 

Judge Knocks Out Key Claim in ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Lawsuit

 

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/judge-knocks-key-claim-straight-879604

→ The Court order: https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/2780934-Compton.html

Serial Trademark Denied

http://www.broadcastlawblog.com/2016/04/articles/serial-trademark-denied-should-one-of-the-most-popular-podcasts-ever-be-able-to-protect-its-name/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+BroadcastLawBlog+%28Broadcast+Law+Blog%29

 

EU Stories

Photos of artwork on Wikimedia

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/apr/05/wikimedias-free-photo-database-of-artworks-violates-copyright-court-rules

http://blog.wikimedia.org/2016/04/04/strike-against-freedom-panorama/ (wikimedia’s statement on the matter)

https://wikimediafoundation.org/w/index.php?title=File:TheSwedishSupremeCourtsDecisionBUSvWikimediaFINAL-English_Translation.pdf&page=2 (the ruling)

 

EU attorney says Playboy links shouldn’t be infringing?

http://fortune.com/2016/04/07/copyright-links-eu/

http://curia.europa.eu/jcms/upload/docs/application/pdf/2016-04/cp160037en.pdf (the opinion)

 

Kirtsaeng – Thai math prof whose copyright case is headed for SCOTUS – again

http://blogs.reuters.com/alison-frankel/2016/04/11/meet-the-thai-math-prof-whose-copyright-case-is-headed-for-scotus-again/

 

 

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