In a first-of-its-kind copyright trial, a jury will decide whether tattoo artist Catherine Alexander can effectively control the use of Randy Orton's likeness in video games.
Exploring Section 113(c) of the Copyright Act, an underutilized defense that could have changed the outcome of a recent infringement case.
The full story behind Netflix's copyright infringement lawsuit against Barlow & Bear, and why it's actually a win for the fan fiction community.
In a 30-page order, the district court largely denies both parties' motions for summary judgment, finding triable issues on substantial similarity and fair use.
Over the past quarter-century, transformative use has become shorthand for fair use itself. The Warhol case gives the Supreme Court an opportunity to provide balance and flexibility to the doctrine.
Recent decisions suggest courts are losing patience with those who bring dubious copyright infringement claims as part of their business models.
Rachel Dolezal, the woman accused of misrepresenting her racial background, has filed a new infringement lawsuit against CBS Interactive. Is she weaponizing copyright?
"Saturday Night Live's" literal beat down of "The Muppet Show" so closely resembled the classic Jim Henson characters that some viewers thought the Muppets had really made an appearance on the show. Did SNL go too far?
The Andy Warhol Foundation (AWF) is asking the Second Circuit to reconsider its recent fair use ruling over Warhol's “Prince Series,” arguing that the decision “threatens to render unlawful many of the most historically significant artistic works of the last half-century.”
The Supreme Court's long-awaited decision finds that Google's copying of Oracle's Java API was fair use. Should creators of more traditional content be concerned?