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Trade Dress Infringement | Van Leeuwen vs Rebel Creamery

Van Leeuwen claims that Rebel Creamery copied their trade dress by using the same kinds of colors, fonts, and minimalist designs, such that their product seems nearly identical to Van Leeuwen's signature elements.

May 09, 2024

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Pixels Movie DMCA Takedown Leaves Trail of Innocent Videos in Its Wake

Pixels is a new Adam Sandler “movie” that you almost certainly should not see. (Sample review snippet: “Pixels, it is clear even from afar, is the sort of vanity project that represents everything that is wrong with Hollywood.”)

August 25, 2015

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Google It With A Capital G

Google’s recent move to break off the parts of the company that are a bit more experimental in nature (like the ones trying to make sure that people never die) and house those parts under a new corporate umbrella called Alphabet has drawn quite a bit of commentary, much of it focusing on Google’s corporate strategy, brand value, or vision for its own future.

August 18, 2015

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Soundexchange and the Ongoing, Hard-fought Battle to Pay Performers for Their Master Royalties

Let’s acknowledge this right off the top: we live in an age where a large contingent of the population has internalized the idea that music, songs, albums, etc., are fully “free.” Nobody likes to side with, say, the RIAA, while they’re filing lawsuits against 12 year olds with Limewire (or its more current equivalent).

July 22, 2015

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