cat-licking.jpgIPNews® – The owners of famous feline Grumpy Cat filed a lawsuit against its coffee maker licensee Grenade Beverage.  

The lawsuit claims that Grenade used the famous Grumpy Cat images and trademark on t-shirts without authorization.  The lawsuit also alleges that Grenade did not give Grumpy Cat LLC a percentage of the Grumppuccino profits

music-sheet.jpgIPNews® – Justin Bieber and Skrillex are fighting back against copyright infringement claims related to their multi-platinum song “Sorry.”

A suit filed in Nashville federal court by singer-songwriter Casey Dienel, who performs as White Hinterland, claims that “Sorry” uses a vocal riff from her song “Ring the Bell”.  The sound in question is a female

stairway.jpgIPNews® – A case against Led Zeppelin for copyright infringement over the song Stairway to Heaven will go to trial.

In the case a band named Spirit claims that Led Zeppelin copied the chord sequence from Spirit’s song “Taurus” in the song “Stairway to Heaven.”  The case survived a statute of limitations defense because Stairway

vote.jpgIPNews® – Wildlife photographers Wendy Shattil and Robert Rozinski are suing Donald Trump’s campaign for copyright infringement, after one of their photos was found on merchandise for the GOP candidate.

The Denver-based photographers claim their photo “Bald Eagle Portrait” has appeared on Trump campaign materials without their permission.  Attorneys for the couple are asking for