The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed the imposition of sanctions against an attorney for filing a frivolous and misleading motion against another attorney who claims his copyrighted photo of the Indianapolis skyline was used without permission by the defendant’s client.
A McCordsville attorney and hobbyist photographer who has sued dozens of people for the alleged infringement of his photo of the Indianapolis skyline has lost key rulings in the most recent order in his various cases.
Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler is again demanding that President Donald Trump stop using the band’s songs at rallies. A Trump rally is scheduled for Aug. 30 in Evansville.
With more than 1.4 million barrels of aging bourbon whiskey in reserve, Heaven Hill Distilleries may not cry over a spilled shot glass or two, but it will fight to defend its trademark. The Kentucky distiller has filed an infringement lawsuit against a Chicago-based company that makes a collection of American whiskeys co-created by musical legend Bob Dylan.
An Indiana attorney and hobbyist photographer who has sued dozens of people for the unauthorized use of a copyrighted image has been awarded more than $150,000 for the willful infringement of his photo of the Indianapolis skyline.
More than 18 years ago, an attorney with a photography hobby took a photo of the Indianapolis skyline that would later become the subject of dozens of copyright infringement lawsuits he filed against defendants across the country. One of those cases came to trial Tuesday in a contentious, seven-hour hearing that also put the photo itself on trial.
An Indianapolis attorney ordered to pay more than $150,000 in copyright infringement damages to another lawyer for using his Indianapolis skyline photo without permission claims in court that he never received notice of the suit against him.
The brewing trade war between the United States and China has shone a renewed spotlight on a longstanding source of contention between the two economies: intellectual property theft.
With the help of the intellectual property law clinics at Indiana University Maurer School of Law and Notre Dame Law Schools, inventors are securing patents and protections that could give their ideas the commercial boost the need to compete in the marketplace.
A district court judge has awarded more than $150,000 in damages to McCordsville attorney Richard Bell in the most recent decision in a long line of copyright infringement cases stemming from a photo of the Indianapolis skyline.
The most recent development in copyright litigation challenging the use of a retired attorney’s copyrighted photo of the Indianapolis skyline has resulted in another Indianapolis attorney being sanctioned in federal court for filing a frivolous and misleading motion.
With the increasing complexity between business relationships and joint ventures today, it is difficult for companies to know when they are putting their intellectual property in jeopardy. Copyrighted works of every type — from script and screenplay to software code or even a training manual — may fall victim to legal disputes because of a party’s introduction of their work to another.
The copyright on a photo of the Indianapolis skyline that a lawyer has used to sue hundreds of people might not be valid, a judge ruled, because the photo was first used on a website of the law firm where the attorney was once employed.
A judge has thrown out a lawsuit against a Purdue University official who was accused of copyright infringement by an attorney who has sued hundreds of people and entities for publishing his photos of the Indianapolis skyline.
A unanimous United States Supreme Court is speeding up the time for generic biotech drugs to become available to the public in a ruling that means a loss of billions in sales to the makers of original versions.
Though the majority of the Indiana State Bar Association’s Solo and Small Firm Conference was filled with experts in various legal fields sharing their in-depth knowledge, conference attendees also had the opportunity to learn a little bit Saturday morning during the conference’s shorter “Sunrise CLE” sessions.
What do Caitlyn Jenner, Tom Brady and the Washington Monument have in common? They’re all subjects of punchlines Conan O’Brien is accused of ripping off — and that’s no joke. O’Brien lost an effort to toss out a federal copyright infringement lawsuit in San Diego last week, potentially setting up a novel trial over comic creativity and the value of laughter.
The U.S. Supreme Court upheld an apparel company’s copyrights on its cheerleading outfits in a ruling that bolsters the legal protections for pictures and graphic designs.
Facebook's virtual-reality subsidiary and two of its founders are facing a sobering reality after a jury hit them with a $500 million bill for violating the intellectual property rights of video-game maker ZeniMax Media.
The U.S. Supreme Court wants to hear more about the legal issues underpinning a dispute over a takedown notice sent to a mother who posted a 29-second video clip on YouTube of her toddler dancing to Prince's 1984 hit, "Let's Go Crazy."