• Posts Tagged ‘license’

    The Value of Recording

    by  • July 2, 2013 • copyright • 0 Comments

    A company assigned the same copyright in a film to two different companies. Who owns it? The film is Italian classic La Dolce Vita: The parties agree that a a company called Cinemat S.A. was the owner of the copyright, by assignment from original producer Riama Films S.p.A. The problem arises with the next...

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    The Benefit of the Bargain

    by  • April 25, 2013 • copyright, trademark • 1 Comment

    We routinely include arbitration provisions in agreements and I often wonder whether an arbitration is really any easier or cheaper than litigation. But what I didn’t realize before was how much latitude arbitrators have in what they can award, including, in this case, reforming the contract to grant a license far beyond what either...

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    Mind Your Licenses

    by  • December 27, 2012 • trademark • 0 Comments

    Mind your licenses – if you want the mark to remain valid, it behooves you to comply with the terms of the license. Non-party Ansell Incorporated, later called Ansell Healthcare Products (Ansell), owned the mark CONDOM SENSE for prophylactics, claiming first use in 1988. In 1992, it filed an intent-to-use application for the mark...

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