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Nestle Sued by Weight Watchers Over Ice Cream Trademark Claims
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Sept. 17 (Bloomberg), By Joel Rosenblatt — Nestle SA, the world’s largest food producer, was sued by Weight Watchers International Inc. over claims its frozen-food packaging infringes the weight control company’s trademarks. Nestle and its Dreyer’s ice cream unit’s Skinny Cow brand are accused of improperly displaying the Weight Watchers trademark on Web sites and packaging of diet frozen foods…

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iStockphoto Seeks Profit From Legal Worries
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By Stephen Shankland Adding photographs can help advertisements, brochures, and other content, but getting sued for inappropriately using another company’s trademark or violating an individual’s privacy is a buzzkill. iStockphoto now has begun promoting a legal guarantee under which the company will cover up to $10,000 in legal expenses in cases involving trademark, copyright or other intellectual property rights, or…

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Google Modifies European Book Plans
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THE BBC REPORTS: Google has offered concessions to European publishers who are concerned about the Internet giant’s plans to put books into a massive online library. Material which is out of print in the US, but still available for sale elsewhere, will not be added to Google Books, unless consent is granted. Google has already digitised millions of out-of-print titles.…

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Supreme Court Opens Up to C-SPAN
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  A new justice joining the Supreme Court is something of a mixed blessing, it turns out. While Chief Justice John Roberts Jr. called it “an exciting part of life at the Court,” Justice Clarence Thomas noted, “You have to start all over; the chemistry is different,” and Justice Anthony Kennedy added, “It’s stressful for us, because we so admire…

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Unit of Louis Vuitton Wins Trademark Lawsuit
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NEW YORK (AP) — Louis Vuitton Malletier SA, a unit of French luxury goods maker LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, said Monday that a federal jury in California awarded it $32.4 million in damages in a copyright infringement lawsuit against businesses that hosted Web sites selling counterfeit consumer products. Louis Vuitton Malletier filed the lawsuit in 2007, after finding a…

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Social Networking Sites Carry Ethics Traps and Reminders
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By Tiffany M. Williams, Litigation News Associate Editor, ABA– August 27, 2009    Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and MySpace are among the top social media websites that have transformed electronic communications and social interactions culturally. Inevitably, these communication techniques have also affected litigation practice and are brimming with ethical traps. A recent advisory ethics opinion in Pennsylvania is a reminder to litigators that rules of professional…

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Appellate Panel Questions Lawyers in Salinger Copyright Case
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In J.D. Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye, a history teacher offers protagonist Holden Caufield some friendly advice: “Life is a game that one plays according to the rules,” he said.A similar message was delivered Thursday by lawyers for Salinger seeking to block an allegedly unauthorized sequel to The Catcher in the Rye. They told a panel of the U.S.…

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New Law School Ranking: Judicial Clerkship Jobs
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Published By US News & World Report, Sep. 1, 2009 Behind every great judge is his or her law clerk. Judicial clerkships are considered very prestigious. However, they are very difficult to obtain because they are highly coveted by law school graduates. Federal clerkships are considered the most prestigious, making them that much harder to get. With this in mind…

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