Famous Cases

Rogers v. Koons

    Rogers v. Koons
Rogers v. Koons (960 F.2d 301) was a United States court case which focused on the copyright infringement of a black and white photograph used in greeting cards and other types of
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UMG v. MP3.com

Copyright infringement cases were a highly noted result of music copyright law in the early 2000s.  One of the copyright infringement cases that marked a pivotal moment in music copyright
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Universal City Studios, Inc. v. Reimerdes

The Universal City Studios, Inc. v. Reimerdes copyright case was filed on the basis of a device, technology, or service being re-created in a fashion that does not coexist with
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Blonder Tongue v. University of Illinois

  In Blonder-Tongue v. University of Illinois from 1971, the court ruled that a plaintiff who loses a civil trial because their patent was ruled invalid cannot continue to bring
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Cuno Engineering v. Automatic Devices Corp

Cuno Engineering v. Automatic Devices Corp was brought before the Supreme Court in 1941 after conflicting decisions from the District
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Electric Storage Battery v. Shimadzu

In the Electric Storage Battery v. Shimadzu case from 1934, the plaintiff Shimadzu was granted patent protection after the Circuit
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State Street Bank v. Signature Financial

State Street Bank v. Signature Financial was an intensely argued case that determined if business methods and the process used
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Viacom vs. Youtube, Google Inc

Viacom, one of the largest media conglomerates in the world, filed a lawsuit against YouTube and its parent company, Google,
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Quick Guide to Famous Patent Cases

Patent cases from the past have implications on future patent infringement cases. The arguments presented in past cases allow for
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Florida Prepaid Post Secondary Education Expense Board v. College Savings Bank

The issue of sovereign immunity was raised in the Florida Prepaid Post-Secondary Education Expense Board v. College Savings Bank case from 1999. The plaintiff, College Savings Banks, filed a patent
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