The Daily Fantasy Sports industry has been under siege over the past several months as several states’ Attorneys General seek to have online fantasy sports contests classified as “illegal gambling” and banned under state law. The two industry giants – FanDuel and DraftKings – are at the forefront of this ongoing battle. The fight over

Google’s Library and Books Projects involve the digitization of complete copies of millions of print books without the authors’ or copyright owners’ permission. Google’s platform allows the public to search digital copies of the books and displays both titles and snippets of the works in the search results. On Friday, the Second Circuit Court of

Last week, in Bikram’s Yoga College v. Evolation Yoga, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held that the Bikram Yoga Sequence, familiar to many “Yogis” as a prime means of exercise and maintaining a healthy lifestyle, is not subject to copyright protection.

Bikrim Choudhury is a self-proclaimed “Yogi to the stars” who has reportedly

What’s the value of a person’s name? A grocery chain just found out that if you’re Michael Jordan, a Chicago jury thinks your name is worth $8.9 million.

In 2009, a local Chicago grocer, Dominick’s, ran an advertisement congratulating Jordan on his imminent induction to the Basketball Hall of Fame. What got Dominick’s in trouble

On June 24, 2014, we discussed the decision of the United States Patent and Trademark Office that granted a petition for cancellation of six “REDSKINS” trademark registrations owned by the Washington Redskins NFL team. The owner of the marks, Pro-Football, Inc. or “PFI”, appealed the decision to the United States District Court for the Eastern