The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals, in U.S. v Graham, Case No. 12-4659, (4th Cir. May 31, 2016, en banc) (Available Here) ruled that the government need not obtain a warrant to seize a defendant’s cell phone location records, which showed the historic path of defendant’s … [Read more...] about Cell Phone Location Data Declared Non-Private, No 4th Amendment Rights
The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals held that when plaintiff seeks only defendant’s profits, the district court can increase the award only when, and to the extent, it deems the award to be inadequate to compensate plaintiff for defendant’s profits. Treble damages, which are … [Read more...] about Can Trademark Damages of Profits be Trebled?
In the recent case of Copeland v Bieber (Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals) (Available Here), the Court was faced with an appeal by Devin Copeland, after the lower court ruled against him. Copeland alleged that three recorded songs by the defendants, each titled “Somebody to Love,” … [Read more...] about Justin Bieber and Usher Might Soon Need “Somebody to Love”