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Intellectual Property Litigation: Laches Survives in Patent Cases; DMCA Takedown Notices and Fair Use

November 18, 2015 download PDF

Litigation partners Lew Clayton and Eric Stone's Intellectual Property Litigation column appeared in the November 17 issue of the New York Law Journal. The article, "Laches Survives in Patent Cases; DMCA Takedown Notices and Fair Use," discusses an important Federal Circuit decision reconfirming the availability of a laches defense in patent cases, a Ninth Circuit case requiring copyright holders to consider fair use before sending takedown notices to online content providers, and cases addressing copyright protection for a derivative parody of a Hollywood movie and for a sequence of yoga poses. Litigation associate Sana Chaudhry assisted in the preparation of this article.

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