Willamette Law Online

(3 summaries)

Ashley Gilmore

Intellectual Property

TitleExcerptFilling Date
Broad. Music, Inc. v. Northside Rivarly's LLCCopyright: 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. (07-02-2013)
Axiom Worldwide, Inc. v. HTRD Group H.K., Ltd.Trade Secrets: Acquisition of trade secrets by mistake, misunderstanding, or negligence do not constitute misappropriation by improper means.(06-12-2013)
Hart v. Elec. ArtsTrademarks: 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.(05-21-2013)