copyright

9th Circ. Undoes $4M Award In Zillow Photo Copyright Row

A Washington federal court will reconsider a $4 million copyright infringement award against the Zillow Group after the Ninth Circuit said Friday the lower court hadn’t determined whether a real estate photography company’s allegedly infringed photos should be treated as individual works or as a compilation…

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Music Streaming Cos. To Fight Copyright Board Royalty Hike

Some of the most powerful companies in the music streaming business, including Google, Spotify and Pandora, announced on Thursday that they will challenge the Copyright Royalty Board’s ruling last year ordering streaming services to pay more in so-called mechanical royalties to songwriters and publishers…

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NBA’s ‘Biggie’ Gear Copped Coogi’s Notorious Look: Suit

The National Basketball Association and others ripped off the trademark flair of fashion company Coogi by selling a line of Brooklyn Nets-branded apparel meant as a tribute to legendary borough-born rapper Biggie Smalls, Coogi said in a lawsuit filed Wednesday in New York federal court…

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Musicians Sue Sony, UMG For ‘Second Chance’ At Copyright

Sony Music Entertainment Inc. and UMG Recordings Inc. have violated a provision of copyright law giving creators a “second chance” to assert rights over their works after 35 years, a group of musicians alleged in a pair of proposed class actions filed Tuesday in New York federal court…

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