Famous Cases

Hotchkiss v. Greenwood

  Hotchkiss, along with other inventors, claimed to own a valid patent for an improvement to doors and doorknobs. The plaintiff claimed their clay and porcelain door knobs and the
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KSR v. Teleflex

Teleflex acted as the plaintiff and KSR as the defendant in the 2007 case involving patent infringement. Teleflex believed KSR's use of a vehicle control pedal connected to an electronic
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Pennock v. Dialogue

In the Pennock v. Dialogue case from 1829, Pennock (the plaintiff) was seeking a patent for improvements for making hoses he created but which were already being used by the
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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, on March 13, 2007. The basis of the lawsuit was copyright
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A & M Records vs. Napster

A & M Records vs. Napster was a major intellectual property case that took place in 2001, pertaining to the
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Apple Computer, Inc. v. Franklin Computer Corp

In the Apple Computer, Inc. v. Franklin Computer Corp. copyright infringement case, Apple Computer, Inc., now Apple Inc., decided to
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Baker v. Selden

Baker v. Selden (101 U.S. 99) is one of the earliest and most important of all copyright infringement cases. It is
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Importance of Knowing The Famous Cases of Copyright Law

Famous copyright lawsuits over the years have played a large part in how copyright law is shaped today in the
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IO Group v. Veoh Networks

IO Group, Inc. v. Veoh Networks, Inc. (586 F. Supp. 2d 1132) was a legal case that took place in
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Irving Berlin v. E.C. Publications, Inc.

Irving Berlin v. E.C. Publications, Inc. (329 F. 2d 541), which took place in 1964, was one of the many copyright infringement cases which helped shaped copyright law and parody copyright guidelines.
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