There is so much going on in copyright and trademark this week. Here is just a snapshot from around the Internet.
- New York investigators seized 10 websites that illegally streamed copyrighted sporting and pay-per-view events with interesting analysis by the IPKat Blog.
- Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin’s bid to trademark both her name and that of her daughter Bristol ran into trouble at the Patent and Trademark Office because the application forms were not signed, by Slate.
- Liberty Media Holdings, LLC. v. Does 1-59, 2011 (S.D. Cal., January 25, 2011). Federal court applies Seescandy.com test to unmask anonymous defendants in copyright and privacy case by Evan Brown at Internet Cases Blog.
- Humane Association Trademarked ‘No Animals Were Harmed’; Threatens King’s Speech With Infringement Claim by TechDirt.
- Hermeris v. Brandenburg, 2:10-cv-02531-JAR -KMH (D. Kan. Jan. 23, 2011). Web Host May Be Liable for Removing Only 1 of 3 Websites Operated by Its Customer by Eric Goldman at Technology & Marketing Law Blog.
- EFF Claims Victory Against ‘Copyright Troll’ by AVN.
- SAP to challenge $1.3B award to Oracle in copyright case by Business Week.