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Apple Infringes Swiss Rail Copyrights

Posted in Firm Cases, Interesting Cases

So you would think after Apple wins a billion dollars against Samsung for patent infringement, that they would be a little more sensitive about infringing the rights of others. Well, guess again. Swiss Federal Railways just announced that it may be pursuing legal action against Apple for putting a knock-off clock face in iOS 6…. Continue Reading

Apple Just Keeps Getting It Wrong

Posted in Firm Cases, Registration

Don’t misunderstand, I think Apple is a great company and they sure do know how to innovate when it comes to personal gadgets. But they really need some improvement in the due diligence area.  We’ve sued Apple a couple of times before because someone dropped the ball when they made a couple of television ads… Continue Reading

Apple keeps getting sued for copyright infringement

Posted in Firm Cases, Interesting Cases

Apple is in trouble again for copyright infringement.  They were recently sued for copyright violations for selling an application through the iStore that extracts pictures from Flickr and then re-publishes them.  The application doesn’t seek permission in advance, and it even (allegedly) strips any embedded copyright management information. This is a problem, in general, in… Continue Reading

Sound Recordist Sues iBird For Copyright Infringement

Posted in Contingent Fee, Firm Cases

Martyn Stewart is a nature recordist who has spent the last 30 years amassing one of the most impressive collections of nature sounds in existence.  He routinely licenses his sounds for various purposes, such as movies, documentaries, commercials, websites, and occasionally software applications.  Stewart was approached by a company, Mitch Waite Group, about using his… Continue Reading

Lloyd Shugart Awarded $1.3 Million For Copyright Infringement

Posted in Contingent Fee, Firm Cases, Litigation Damages, Registration

Lloyd Shugart is a professional photographer who had been hired by Propet USA, Inc. to photograph Propet’s shoes for its marketing materials.  Mr. Shugart limited the use of his photographs to two years in his terms of use. When Mr. Shugart noticed that Propet had continued to use certain of his images outside of their… Continue Reading