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Posting Photos to Twitter Did Not Create Licenses for Third Parties, Court Rules in Copyright Infringement Case Awarding $1.2 Million to Photographer Copyright Litigation Over Tattoo Designs is on the Rise in New York and Elsewhere Manhattan Federal Court Holds Google Book Digitization Project is Fair Use Under the U.S. Copyright Act Sports Photographers File New York Copyright Infringement Lawsuit Against the NFL and Others $2.3 Million Patent Infringement Verdict Could Affect Online Businesses and Consumers in New York and Across the U.S. Patent Infringement Award Could Affect Pharmaceutical Sales in New York and Across U.S. Cracker Barrel Trademark Dispute Will Keep Restaurant Chain’s Products Off of Grocery Shelves in New Jersey and Elsewhere for Now Decision in Apple v. Samsung Patent Dispute May Make it More Difficult for Companies to Obtain a Permanent Injunction in New York and Nationwide Studios Ask New York Judge to Dismiss Copyright Infringement Case Against LimeWire Agreement Between Nokia and Samsung Highlights the Financial Importance of Patent Licensing in New York and Elsewhere U.S. Supreme Court to Decide Case That Could Also Affect Copyright Owners in New York New York Apple Growers Agree to Pay Cornell University for Exclusive Rights to Two New Hybrid Varieties Distinctive Nature of Trademarks in New York and Elsewhere Highlighted by Chanel’s Failed Attempt to Patent the Word ‘Jersey’ Princeton Residents File Lawsuit Over Patent Royalties in New Jersey Tax Court Child Safety Seat Manufacturer Issues Safety Recall in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Elsewhere Two High School Students Killed, Two Injured in Single-Vehicle Pine Plains Wreck 41 People Injured in Brooklyn Bus Accident Involving Driver Who Allegedly Fled From Police Alcohol May Have Played a Role in Hudson River Boating Accident that Killed Two Pearl River Residents 23-Year-Old Pedestrian Suffers Horrific Injury in Manhattan Cab Accident Hyundai, Kia Recall Over 300,000 Cars in New York, New Jersey, and Elsewhere Worker Hurt After Falling Down Elevator Shaft at Staten Island Construction Site Teen Driver Admits to Drinking and Texting Behind the Wheel in Fatal Montgomery Crash Southeast Man Dies After 18-Year-Old Driver Fails to Yield on Route 312 Six Kids, One Adult Hurt in Negligent School Bus Crash in Old Tappan, New Jersey Bicyclist Killed in Brooklyn Hit-and-Run Crash OSHA Issues 28 Safety Violations to Three Construction Contractors Over Electrocution Hazards at Long Island Building Site Impaired Driver Injures at Least Six After Driving Onto a Sidewalk in the East Village Preventable Bicycle Accidents are the Leading Cause of Sports-Related Head Trauma in New York and Across the Nation 24-Year-Old Worker Dies After Being Crushed by a Large Pipe at Saratoga Springs Construction Site 76 People Hurt When Two Trains Collide Near Fairfield, Connecticut 68-Year-Old Woman Killed in Tragic Motorcycle Crash on Saw Mill River Parkway in Westchester County Study Claims Fatal Accidents Caused by Drivers Who Were Distracted by Cell Phones Are Grossly Underreported in New York, Elsewhere Passengers Narrowly Avoid Injury in Negligent Aircraft Collision at Newark's Liberty International Airport 14 Hurt When Passenger Bus Crashes Off of I-295 in Mercer County, New Jersey New York Senator Introduces Bill That Would Hold Dog Owners Financially Responsible For the First Bite NYU Study Examines Pedestrian and Bicyclist Injury Rates in New York City Eight Injured in Ulster County Head-On Crash One Dead, One Hospitalized Following Three-Vehicle Wreck Involving Bus on I-87 Near Albany Man Charged in Fatal Brooklyn Hit-and-Run Traffic Crash Speeding-Related Traffic Deaths in New York City Increased by 65 Percent in 2012 Two Die in St. Lawrence County Collision After Elderly Driver Loses Control OSHA Investigating the Death of Construction Employee Killed in Queens Workplace Accident At Least 19 Hurt in Negligent Bus Crash in Old Bridge Township, New Jersey Young Mother Killed in Bronx Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Accident Seven Workers Hurt, Operator Cited for Ignoring Safety Regulations After Construction Crane Collapses in Queens One Hurt, One Killed in Head-On Crash on New York State Thruway Near Sloatsburg U.S. Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Case that Could Affect Patients Injured by Generic Drugs in New York and New Jersey Dozens Hurt When Ferry Crashes into Pier in Lower Manhattan One Dead, Three Hurt in Suspected DWI Crash on Long Island Expressway in Queens Construction Worker Killed When Commercial Air Conditioner Crushes Him in the Bronx Semi Causes 35-Vehicle Pile-Up on Long Island Expressway in Suffolk County, New York Double Amputee's Medical Malpractice Case Against Long Island Hospital Will be Heard in a Brooklyn Courtroom One Killed, Eight Injured in Brooklyn Car Accident Involving Pedestrians Four Queens Teenagers Killed, One Injured in Long Island Car Accident 220,000 Travel Cribs Recalled Following New York City Infant Death New York Man Killed by Equipment in Saugerties Shale Mining Accident Hurricane Sandy Highlights the Hazards Associated with Construction Cranes in New York City White Plains Jury Awards Dental Patient Almost $10 Million Over Botched Tooth Extraction Patients in New York and New Jersey Sickened by Fungal Meningitis Caused by Contaminated Steroid Injections Five Teens Seriously Injured in Gallatin Car Accident 23 People Hurt After Chartered Bus Headed to Brooklyn Crashes in New Jersey Lindsay Lohan Arrested After Alleged Hit-and-Run Accident in New York City Medical License of Staten Island Plastic Surgeon Revoked Amid Gross Negligence Claims Pedestrian Critically Injured by Motorcycle Outside of Concert in Darien Amusement Park Ride Operator Killed at Long Island Festival Two Killed in Single-Engine Plane Crash in Shirley Carriage Horse Bolts Near Central Park in Manhattan, Injures Three People Three Children Die in Long Island Sound Boating Accident The Paleudis Law Firm, LLC Settles Major Car Accident Lawsuit Pelham Manor Police Chase Leaves Two Bronx Women Hurt New Jersey Jury Orders Drug Giant Roche to Pay $18 Million in Damages to Former Accutane Users One Killed, Two Injured in West Harlem Building Collapse Six Killed in Fiery Construction Zone Crash Near Fort Drum 24 Injured in New Rochelle Casino Bus Accident New Study Suggests Electronic Health Records May Decrease Physician Malpractice Claims in New York, Nationwide 31 Hurt in Harlem MTA Bus Crash Involving Fuel Tanker New Jersey and New York Have the Lowest Injury Death Rates in the U.S. 26 Curbside Bus Companies Shut Down in New York and Five Other States Study Contends that 20 Percent of New York City Auto Injury Claims are Fraudulent New York Court Encourages Expedited Settlement of Medical Malpractice Claims New York Court Gives Trademark Owners Powerful Tools Against Counterfeiters and Cybersquatters Court Allows Copyright Infringement Lawsuit to Proceed Against Individual Corporate Officers Federal Appellate Court Rules that Purchase of Trademarks as Internet Search Terms Constituted False Advertising and Unfair Competition Courts Reach Varying Conclusions in “BitTorrent Swarm” Copyright Infringement Lawsuits Court Dismisses $2 Billion Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Apple Involving Mobile Network Technology Federal Circuit Rules on Claim Construction in Patent Infringement Case Actress in Copyright Dispute with Google Obtains Preliminary Injunction Requiring Removal of Video from YouTube Court Reopens Pharmaceutical Patent Lawsuit After Administrative Closure “Patent Troll” Reaches Settlement with New York Attorney General While Suing Federal Government Estate of James Dean Files Trademark Infringement Lawsuit Over Twitter Handle Supreme Court Reviews Question of What Constitutes an “Abstract Idea” in Patent Law Trademark Office, Others Object to Google’s Application to Register “Glass” Part 1: The Trademark Office Trademark Office, Others Object to Google’s Application to Register “Glass” Part 2: The Opposition Proceedings Hyperlinking to Unrestricted, Copyrighted Material Online Is Not Infringement, According to European Court of Justice Law Professor and “Copyright Guru” Settles Lawsuit against Record Label Asserting Fair Use Federal Circuit Rules that APIs Are Eligible for Copyright Protection in Oracle v. Google Rights to Multiple Well-Known Typefaces at Issue in Dispute between Former Business Partners Video Game Company Prevails in Dispute over “Virtual Worlds” Patent Nature of Patent Protection and Patent Rights Under Review by Congress Viacom, Google Settle Long-Running Copyright Infringement Lawsuit Defined Terms versus “Plain Meanings” of Words in Patent Claims Construction Court Rules in Copyright Infringement Lawsuit that 43-Year-Old Publishing Contract Includes E-Book Rights Supreme Court Rules in Copyright Infringement, False Advertising Dispute that Has Gone on for Twelve Years Use of DMCA Takedown Notice for Alleged Trademark Infringement Could Result in Liability for Misrepresentation by Trademark Owner Federal Circuit Affirms Denial of Patent on Dolly, the Cloned Sheep Copyright Infringement Lawsuit Against Online Vendor Tests Limits of DMCA Safe Harbor Protection Led Zeppelin Accused of Stealing “Stairway to Heaven” Melody in Copyright Infringement Lawsuit Trademark of Common Mathematical Symbol Creates Controversy The Rise of 3D Printing Presents New Intellectual Property Challenges U.S. Copyright Office Most Likely Will Not Allow Photographer to Register “Monkey Selfie” Lawsuit Challenges “Happy Birthday to You” Copyright U.S. Trademark Office Cancels Registration for Washington DC Football Team on Grounds of Disparagement “Willful” Copyright Infringement Can Result in Criminal Prosecution Supreme Court Rules that Company Streaming Television Programs Online Was “Performing” Them in Violation of Copyright Law Pre-1972 Sound Recordings Triumph in Copyright Infringement Suits Trademark Battle Continues: John Wayne Enterprises and Duke University Put Up Their “Dukes” The Ebola Virus Infects the USPTO with a Patent Battle Trademark Tacking: Supreme Court of the United States to Decide if “Commercial Impression” is a Question of Law or Fact Corporate Trademark Bullying: Smaller Businesses Challenge Larger Corporations in Trademark Disputes Record Labels and Music Publishers Claim Copyright Infringement on Unauthorized Use of Mixtapes Sent to Prison Inmates The TTAB Recently Decides That Wine and Beer Are Substantially Similar In The Trademark World Music Copyright Infringement Cases: Sam Smith Backs Down to Tom Petty While The “Blurred Lines” Writers and Marvin Gaye’s Family Stand Their Ground The Supreme Court of the United States Leaves Question of Trademark Tacking To Jury Scent Marks: The Future of Trademark Branding? NYSLA Declaratory Ruling on Whether or Not Co-Branding and/or Marketing Partnerships Violate New York ABCL California To Follow New York’s Lead on 'Sip and Spit' Bill More Room for a Bubbling Cider Industry in New York Adirondack Craft Beverage Trail and Map Initiative New York Craft Brewer Workgroup Calls for Reform to New Jersey's Liquor License Process Alcoholic Beverages Delivered To Your Door Via A Smartphone App? Yes, It’s Legal. Vineyard 48's Farm Winery License Revocation Reversed by New York Supreme Court Judge Empire Brewery Lets Lucasfilm Feel Its Force During Trademark Dispute Governor Andrew Cuomo: The New York Beer Brewers' Friend The Next Glass App For Smartphones Ensures That A User's Next Glass Of Wine Or Beer Is The Perfect One