Ashley Gilmore

Intellectual Property (3 summaries)

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

Copyright infringement under 17 U.S.C. ยง 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