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Big Fair Use Win For Mashups: 'Oh, The Places You'll Boldly Go!' Deemed To Be Fair Use

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Mar 13, 2019 7:04 PM 1+ mon ago

Big Fair Use Win For Mashups: Oh, The Places Youll Boldly Go! Deemed To Be Fair Use

It's been roughly two years since we last had any update on the lawsuit that was brought by the estate of Dr. Seuss against ComicMix, a group of artists that created a mashup book in the styles of Dr. Seuss and Star Trek. The suit was over trademark and copyright rights, with the court ruling against the estate two years ago on the trademark claim. At the time of the ruling, the court gave the estate two weeks to prove there was any real harm done on the copyright side, after already ruling the trademark uses were fair use. Given the context of the judge's comments in the request, it was clear the Suess Estate had a hell of a hilll to climb.

A hill that now, nearly two years on, appears to have been insurmountable, as the firm representing ...

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cdt.org     1+ mon ago

This week, CDT joins the Association of Research Libraries in celebrating Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week. It is designed to highlight and promote the opportunities presented by fair use and fair dealing, ...

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techdirt.com     8+ mon ago

from the stand-back-for-the-lobbyist-attacks dept Too often Techdirt writes about changes in copyright law that are only for the benefit of the big publishing and recording companies, and offer litt...

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Star Trek/Dr. Seuss Mashup Deemed Copyright Fair Use by Judge

'Star Trek'/Dr. Seuss Mashup Deemed Copyright Fair Use by Judge

hollywoodreporter.com     1+ mon ago

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Don   t Sacrifice Fair Use to the Bots

Don t Sacrifice Fair Use to the Bots

eff.org     1+ mon ago

Three years ago, we warned of a string of dangerous new policy proposals on the horizon. Under these proposals, platforms would be forced to implement copyright bots that sniffed a...

Star Trek/Dr. Seuss Mashup Deemed a Fair Use by Judge

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hollywoodreporter.com     1+ mon ago

A judge praises the "highly creative" nature of "Oh, the Places You'll Boldly Go!" and doesn't see sufficient evidence that the book will harm Dr. Seuss' position in the children's...

Defending Fair Use In South Africa

Defending Fair Use In South Africa

ip-watch.org     4+ mon ago

By Sean Flynn, Peter Jaszi, and Mike Carroll, American University Washington College of Law On Wednesday the South African National Assembly vote on the Copyright Amendment Bill, ...

An Extensive Guide to Copyright and Fair Use

An Extensive Guide to Copyright and Fair Use

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law.com     7+ mon ago

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Two Good Video Explanations of Fair Use

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cdt.org     1+ mon ago

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Music Law 101: Copyright Infringement and Fair Use

Music Law 101: Copyright Infringement and Fair Use

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Star Trek and Dr. Seuss Mashup Ruled Fair Use

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comicbook.com     1+ mon ago

Publisher ComicMix won a ruling in a lawsuit brought against it by Dr. Seuss Enterprises. The lawsuit claims the crowdfunded book breached copyright law. A year ago, a judge ruled ...

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Why ?fair use? is so important for South African copyright law

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theconversation.com     4+ mon ago

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Say No to 'Oh, the Places You'll Go!'

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Dr. Seuss-Star Trek Mashup Is Fair Use, Judge Rules

Dr. Seuss-Star Trek Mashup Is Fair Use, Judge Rules

law360.com     1+ mon ago

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Judge deems Dr. Seuss-Star Trek mashup copyright fair use

nypost.com     1+ mon ago

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Fair Go For Our Regions: Peterborough

news.com.au     2+ mon ago

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Fake news AI deemed too dangerous for use

Fake news AI deemed too dangerous for use

channels.theinnovationenterprise.com     2+ mon ago

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Bill Shorten s fair go for Australia

news.com.au     1+ week ago

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Climate talks work on fair way to phase out coal use: Canada

reuters.com     4+ mon ago

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Need to Know: The Big Fresno Fair

abc10.com     6+ mon ago

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Oh, The Places Youll Go: Toilet Signs Try To Help

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npr.org     5+ mon ago

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Where are the best places to park for the Ann Arbor Art Fair?

clickondetroit.com     9+ mon ago

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ComicMix Wins Another Court Battle Over STAR TREK and Dr. Seuss Fair Use

ComicMix Wins Another Court Battle Over STAR TREK and Dr. Seuss Fair Use

geektyrant.com     1+ mon ago

Book Oh the Places You'll Boldly Go!Dr. SeussStar TrekLawsuitComicMix about 2 days agoby Tommy Williams Apparently, ComicMix made a book called Oh, the Places You'll Boldly Go! wh...

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