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Oracle’s Java platform for computer programming allows programmers to write programs that “run on different types of computer hardware without having to rewrite them for each different type.” Java Application Programming Interface (API) is a…

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Oracle’s Java platform for computer programming allows programmers to write programs that “run on different types of computer hardware without having to rewrite them for each different type.” Java Application Programming Interface (API) is a…

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This case arose from a dispute between the parties over licensing agreements involving the motion picture Gone in 60 Seconds. The trial court entered judgment for Classic and ordered that Eleanor Licensing retain possession of a vehicle iden…

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These consolidated appeals stemmed from a jury’s finding that Pharrell Williams, Robin Thicke, and Clifford Harris, Jr.’s song “Blurred Lines,” the world’s bestselling single in 2013, infringed Frankie Christian Gaye, Nona Marvisa Gaye, and …

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The Second Circuit appealed the district court’s dismissal of Great Minds’ copyright infringement action against FedEx. The court found that Great Minds’ license did not explicitly address whether licensees may engage third parties to assist…