A federal district court dismissed plaintiff’s trademark infringement claims over an ad campaign using the phrase “Nobody Puts Baby in a Corner” because the Copyright Act preempted all aspects of the trademark claim. In Lions Gate Entertainment, Inc. v. TD Ameritrade Services … [Read more...] about Trademark Claims Preempted by Copyright Act
To the Batmobile, but only the authentic one! Batman’s Batmobile is subject to copyright protection because it is an especially distinctive character in the Batman world, according to the District Court of the Central District of California. D.C. Comics v. Towle, Case No. … [Read more...] about “Holy Schnikes Batman!” The Batmobile Is Protected By Copyright!