batman-keys.jpgIPNews® – A custom car designer asked the California Central District to throw out DC Comics Inc’s lawsuit alleging he infringed on its trademarks and copyrights by selling replica Batmobiles.

Gotham Garage owner Mark Towle argued that DC Comics knew he had been building Batmobiles since 2003 and yet never told him to stop or

disney.jpgIPNews® – A group of major television and movie studios told a Manhattan federal judge on Monday that they deserve summary judgment on their claims that Lime Wire LLC induced widespread copyright infringement on its users’ part by allowing rampant illegally downloading of the studios’ shows and films.

The studios asked for the same ruling


IPNews® – The Eighth Circuit on Tuesday affirmed a $222,000 copyright infringement verdict against a Minnesota woman whom the major record labels accused of sharing copyrighted songs through the peer-to-peer file-sharing service Kazaa.

The Minnesota district court had cut the jury’s damages award to $54,000 three times for three separate jury trials in the case

win.jpgLos Angeles – After much-publicized angry rants against the executive producers of the television show, “Two and a Half Men”, Charlie Sheen is looking to capitalize on his infamous ‘Sheenisms.’   The veteran actor has hired Intellectual Property attorneys to file trademark applications for 22 catchphrases including “Duh-Winning”, “Violent Torpedo of Truth”, ”Rock Star From Mars”