Should Litigation Losers Pay Attorney Fee Awards?

Let's Talk Attorney FeesSection 505 of the Copyright Act allows courts to award attorney’s fees and costs to successful litigants in copyright litigation. But when are fee awards appropriate? Courts in different parts of the country have different answers, so the United States Supreme Court is taking up the issue…

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Apple vs FBI, Part 2
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Apple vs FBI, Part 2

The dispute between Apple and the FBI continued this week, with opposition filings in California, a court order in New York, and congressional hearings. Can the government force a company to write code to bypass security features? Is there a First Amendment problem here? Join Jennifer Atkins and Clyde Findley…

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Apple vs FBI

A district court in California has ordered Apple to create software that will disable security features on the iPhone of one of the San Bernadino shooters. The order garnered significant public attention and vows to appeal from Apple. Can the government require a tech company to create backdoors into technology…

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Tattoos, Copyrights and Video Games
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Tattoos, Copyrights and Video Games

Are tattoos copyrightable, and if so, what are the implications? Tattoo artists have sued the makers of the NBA2K16 video game, claiming copyright infringement because the game includes images of tattoos on several NBA players, including LeBron James and Kobe Bryant. Courts have never squarely addressed the issue, and this…

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