IPNews® – Gigi Hadid, a 23 year old supermodel, is fighting a copyright lawsuit filed against her for posting a photo of herself on Instagram.

The case was brought by Xclusive-Lee, Inc. and the picture was taken by the paparazzi. The case may help define the rights that celebrities have to use photos taken of

IPNews® – The copyright infringement case involving the Star Trek and Dr. Seuss mashup Oh, the Places You’ll Boldly Go! has come to a conclusion on summary judgment.

Last year the Dr. Seuss enterprise lost trademark claims. Now the copyright claims are also out after the court found the mashup to be highly creative and

IPNews® – Alfonso Ribeiro has recently sued video game creators over use of the Carlton Dance from the popular show “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.”

As part of the lawsuit Ribeiro filed three copyright applications and two out of the three applications have now been denied. If the decisions refusing the applications stand, it will

cat-licking.jpgIPNews® – Internet sensation Grumpy Cat recently scored a court victory against Grenade Beverage for copyright infringement.

Grumpy Cat Limited had agreed to let Grenade Beverage use the cat’s image in relation to ‘Grumpuccino’ iced coffee.  Grumpy Cat Limited sued after Grenade infringed the cat’s rights by producing other products with Grumpy Cat’s image and

music-sheet.jpgRick Ross is back at it in his copyright lawsuit against LMFAO.

In 2013, Ross sued the Los Angeles musical duo LMFAO claiming that the song “Party Rock Anthem” infringed his copyright in “Hustlin’” with the lyrics “everyday I’m shufflin’.” After a long-running lawsuit ending with dissmisal in 2016, Rick Ross has now appealed that

new_zealand_flag.jpgIPNews® A Judge has awarded Eminem’s publishing company $415,000 for copyright infringement after New Zealand’s National Party used a sound-alike to Eminem’ song “Lose Yourself”.

Political party members were aware of the two songs similarities, but continued to pursue the use anyway.  Eminem has stated that any proceeds will be donated to hurricane relief.  To

banana.jpgIPNews® Just in time for Halloween, a costume manufacturer company has sued Kmart over a banana suit costume.  

The manufacturer is alleging that Kmart has committed copyright infringement among other claims.  Because the alleged infringement ocurred after the banana suit costume copyright was registered, and the two companies had a previous relationship, Kmart is exposed