Calder and World-Wide and Shoe, Oh My!,
an article posted on Concurring Opinions by Jaya Ramji-Nogales on February 15, 2008. It talks about the clearly-written 10th Circuit Appeals opinion,
Dudnikov v. Chalk & Vermilion Fine Arts.
Car-Freshner Corporation v. S.C. Johnson & Son
an analysis of the 1996 decision where the Second Court of Appeals held that descriptive use of a trademark is fair use.
City of Heroes Lawsuit--New Ruling on False DMCA Takedown Notices,
September 6, 2005 article by Eric Goldman about Marvel being attacked in court for bogus takedown notices.
Computer Software Terms Unfair,
a BBC report from February 2008 about EULAs (shrinkwrap licenses).
Contract Formation and the Shrink Wrap License: A Case Comment on ProCD, Inc. v. Zeidenberg,
A lengthy paper by Robert J. Morrill which talks about ProCD and shrink-wrap licenses and why the court got it wrong in this case.
Copyright and Politics Don't Mix ,
by Lawrence Lessig, Op-Ed piece in the New York Times, October 20, 2008.
"Copyright dispute becomes quite a yarn",
A Seattle Times article 2003, about Alice Starmore, some ditz who was illegally terminating knitting eBay auctions. Kevin Pursglove, resident
idiot at eBay, falsely states that language included with a sale limits resale of the item.
Copyrighted fabric: no selling the stuff you make from it,
by Cory Doctorow, October 17, 2006, about use restrictions on licensed fabrics.
Copyright Law and Parallel Imports
by Paul D. Supnik, discusses Quality King Distributors, Inc. v. L'Anza Research International Supreme Court decision.
Copyright Protection For Short Phrases,
By Richard Stim, J.D., Stanford School of Law, article about the limits of copyright protect and short phrases.
Copyright Registration and Derivative Works
By Jonathan Hudis and Amy C. Sullivan, 2001 article.
Copyright Registration Requirements Strictly Upheld
by David Roy Ellis, 2003 article.
Council to weigh settlement of $20,000 in T-shirts arrest
Denver, October 27, 2007. Major League Baseball illegally ordered a woman arrested for selling a t-shirt and the City of Denver paid the woman
$20,000 to drop the false arrest charges.
Court Rules That Software License Transfers Ownership,
by Kate Wevers for Harvard Law School posted on Jolt.Law.Harvard.edu. Analytical discussion of the case.
Court: Sewing Patterns are Data, Not Code
from Wired.com, August 31, 2006.
Court smacks Autodesk, affirms right to sell used software
by Timothy B. Lee, published: May 23, 2008 for ars Technia