Ashley Gilmore

Intellectual Property (3 summaries)

Broad. Music, Inc. v. Northside Rivarly's LLC

Copyright infringement under 17 U.S.C. § 101 for public performance of musical compositions, can be proven by proof of copyright registration and an investigator's affidavit that the work was publicly performed.

Area(s) of Law:
  • Copyright
  • , Infringement

Axiom Worldwide, Inc. v. HTRD Group H.K., Ltd.

Acquisition of trade secrets by mistake, misunderstanding, or negligence do not constitute misappropriation by improper means.

Area(s) of Law:
  • Trade Secrets
  • , Misappropriation

Hart v. Elec. Arts

An artist depicting a celebrity must contribute something more than a 'merely trivial' variation, [but must create] something recognizably 'his own,' in order to qualify for legal protection.

Area(s) of Law:
  • Trademarks
  • , Transformative Use Test