SoCal IP Institute :: July 6, 2015 :: Copyright Interests in Film Contributions & Kickstarter Prevails in Patent Case under Alice

Our weekly SoCal IP Institute meeting on Monday, July 6, 2015 will be a discussion of the following cases:
Kickstarter, Inc. v. Fan Funded,  11 Civ. 6909, S.D.N.Y, Decided June 29, 2015 (available here).  Kickstarter brought a declaratory relief action against Fan Funded and ArtistShare that U.S. Patent No. 7,885,887 for “Method and apparatuses for financing and marketing a creative work” is invalid […]

SoCal IP Institute :: January 21, 2013 :: Comic Books Copyright and Ownership

Our weekly SoCal IP Institute meeting on Monday, January 21, 2013 will be a discussion of two comic book rights disputes.  Brief synopses of the cases appear below.

DC Comics v. Pacific Pictures Corp. Case No. 11-56934 (9th Cir. Jan 10, 2013) (available here)

This case arises from the district court’s denial of DC Comics’ motion, pursuant […]

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SoCal IP Institute :: February 28, 2011

After a holiday week away, we invite you to join us for a SoCal IP Institute meeting, Monday, February 28 at Noon. This activity is approved for 1 hour of MCLE credit. If you will be joining us, please RSVP to  Amanda Jones by 9 am Monday.

We will be discussing the […]