Of Interest

  • Gaylord v. U.S. Postal Service

    We filed an amicus brief in the Federal Circuit on behalf of the Warhol Foundation and Warhol Museum, contemporary artists and law professors in support of the U.S. Postal Service, urging affirmance of the district court’s finding of fair use.

  • Gaylord v. U.S. Postal Service - Amicus Brief

    Author(s): 
    Anthony Falzone
    Julie Ahrens
    Publication Date: 
    July 15, 2009
    Publication Type: 
    Litigation Brief

    Amicus brief filed in the Federal Circuit on behalf of the Andy Warhol Foundation, and several other amici, including the Warhol Museum, contemporary artists Barbara Kruger, Thomas Lawson, Jonathan Monk, and Allen Ruppersberg, and a variety of law professors.

  • New Design Principles for the Internet

    Author(s): 
    Barbara van Schewick
    Publication Date: 
    June 14, 2009
    Publication Type: 
    Academic Writing

    Socio-economic aspects are not intrinsic to the current Internet architecture. Today's architecture is becoming stressed as stakeholders introduce "hacks" to try to impose their economic desires on others, leading to a "tussle" of conflicting interests. In this paper, we propose new Internet design principles that are "designed for tussle".

  • Shloss v. Estate of Joyce - Order on Fee Award

    Publication Date: 
    May 29, 2009
    Publication Type: 
    Litigation Brief

    The Court ordered the Estate to pay more than $326,000 in attorneys' fees. After initially appealing that decision to the Ninth Circuit, the Estate thought better of it and agreed to pay $240,000 in fees to resolve the matter once and for all.

  • Shadow Billionaire

    DHL Founder and billionaire Larry Hillblom seemed to have vanished into thin air when he failed to return from a routine flight in his vintage Seabee. After his disappearance a dark side of Larry emerged. Even before he was officially declared dead, bar girls throughout Asia came forward claiming to have children by Larry and seeking a piece of his vast fortune. SHADOW BILLIONAIRE unravels the secretive and scandalous life of this enigmatic and reclusive tycoon.

  • Golan v. Holder - District Court Order

    Publication Date: 
    April 3, 2009
    Publication Type: 
    Litigation Brief

    The Court upheld our challenge to the constitutionality of the URAA's restoration of copyrights in public domain works. The Court granted our summary judgment motion, holding the URAA violates the First Amendment insofar as it suppresses parties' rights to keep using works they exploited when those works were in the public domain.

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