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Evoking or Infringing? Thicke Seeks DJ against Gaye Estate

Monday, August 19, 2013 20:23 Comments Off

Last week, Robin Thicke was among several plaintiffs who “reluctantly” (you don’t often see that word used in a complaint like this) filed a declaratory judgment action against defendants including Marvin Gaye estate seeking a determination that Thicke’s hit song, Blurred Lines, does not infringe Gaye’s Got to Give it Up.  Other claims also are pending.  The complaint can [...]

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Sharing Allison’s Friday Note – Indiana Sports Corp

Friday, May 17, 2013 20:47 Comments Off

Today’s post is an article from Allison Melangton, President of the Indiana Sports Corporation. Allison describes better than anyone how sports can provide vital connections in a community, between and among fans and also those less directly connected with sports.  Read on (and keep a tissue handy).  –Amie   ** Indiana Sports Corp sends Allison’s [...]

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Sports Circle Indy Forms Board of Directors

Friday, April 13, 2012 17:03 Comments Off

adobe acrobat reader download p>Since its initial event in late 2011, the founders of Sports Circle Indy have been hard at work putting together a Board of Directors and organizing member events for the year.  The Board consists of Ken Ungar (U/S Sports Advisors), Amie Peele Carter (Faegre Baker Daniels), Ralph Reiff (St. Vincent Sports [...]

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Is Tattoo Removal a Cure for Copyright Infringement?

Tuesday, May 31, 2011 18:16 1 Comment

Tatttoo artist S. Victor Whitmill (Whitmill) tried to stop Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc. (WB) from releasing the film The Hangover II last weekend.  Whitmill claimed that WB’s use of the tattoo Whitmill allegedly created for the first Hangover film in this new release violated his copyright in the tattoo. Although the U.S. District Court for [...]

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