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Los Angeles Copyright Infringement Lawyer | Century City Representation

Century City is a commercial and residential Los Angeles neighborhood in the Westside region of Los Angeles County. The Los Angeles Department of City Planning estimated that it had a population of 5,934 in 2008, but the Southern California Association of Governments estimates that Century City has a daytime population of 48,343. According to the

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Los Angeles Trademark Infringement Lawyer | GaymerCon Organizers Opt to Change Names Instead of Negotiating Licensing Fee

In September, the video game website Kotaku reported that organizers for GaymerCon, an effort to convene the “first gaming and geek lifestyle convention with a focus on LGBT culture,” dramatically exceeded its initial $25,000 funding goal by raising $91,389 and ensuring that the event can be held next August in San Francisco. However, Kotaku reported

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Los Angeles Copyright Infringement Lawyer | Pizza Hut, Home Depot ‘Tighten Up,’ Settle Copyright Infringement Lawsuits with Black Keys

The Associated Press reported on November 27, 2012, that a Grammy-winning band has settled copyright infringement lawsuits against Pizza Hut and The Home Depot. The Black Keys alleged misuse of its songs “Lonely Boy” in a Home Depot commercial for power tools and “Gold on the Ceiling” in a Pizza Hut advertisement. The terms of the settlements

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German Company’s Trademark Will Alter ‘Memory’ of Multiple Developers

The German game company Ravensburger claims to have first published the board game “Memory” in February 1959. While there have been many variations of the game since its original release, Ravensburger holds the trademark for the word in more than 40 countries. The trademark protection does not extend to the United States, but the video game news

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After Critics Cry Foul, CCI Seeking New Expert for ‘Six Strikes’

A video released online recently discusses the so-called “six strikes” anti-piracy system agreed to by the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and five major Internet service providers (ISPs). All of these groups helped fund the Center for Copyright Information (CCI), but the CCI’s selection of the digital risk

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Lost Profits for Unestablished Businesses

In cases involving business torts, including lawsuits for intentional interference with contract, the measure of damages is generally the lost profits and expenses incurred. A substantial body of older cases stated that lost profits of an unestablished or new business cannot be recovered. A diminishing number of states still follow what is known as the

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