Monthly Archive: March 2011

It’s no secret that bookstores as that magnificent sanctuary of books and people of the book are permuting. The new and soon to your neighborhood ‘bookstore’ will be a ‘books-plus’ or an ‘anything plus books’ emporium. This is shift means that the anomalous venue because the normative one, as this article explains in greater detail. …

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Fleischer Studios v. A.V.E.L.A., Inc. (9th Cir. Sept. 23, 2011) A copyright and trademark case in which the Ninth Circuit finds copyright chain of title argument waived for failure to raise in the opening brief; and the trademark analysis goes off in an obtuse angle to trademark law as we know it. Max Fleischer, while …

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