Air Jordan Grounded in China
By: Scott Plamondon
Michael Jordan is considered by many to be the greatest basketball player of all time. Beyond his five MVP trophies and six NBA championship rings, however Jordan also was the one of the most widely marketed athletic personalities in history. His name and image ultimately became iconic when Nike developed a new type of basketball shoe named “Air Jordan,” marked with the “Jumpman” logo – a silhouetted image of Jordan in mid-flight on his way to delivering a one-handed slam dunk.
Will Lenz v. Universal Make Online Copyright Enforcement More Challenging for Copyright Owners
By: Scott Hervey
Pending before the 9th Circuit is a case which may change the landscape for online copyright protection. The case, Lenz v. Universal, may make it more difficult for copyright owners to protect against infringement in today’s environment of hyper infringement. Defenders of Lenz argue that this case represents the quest for a legitimate balance between overzealous copyright enforcement and legitimate, non-infringing use.
The facts of Lenz are fairly simple.
The Final Resolution of EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch After the U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision
By: Beth West
The EEOC issued a press release on July 20, 2015 announcing that the federal appeals court has dismissed Abercrombie & Fitch’s (“AF”) appeal of the EEOC’s religious discrimination case because AF made the decision to settle the case following the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling.
Below is a summary of the court proceedings.
The case arose when Samantha Elauf, then a teenager who wore a headscarf or hijab as part of her Muslim faith,