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1st Circuit Affirms In Copyright, Trademark Dispute

Mealey's (August 3, 2015, 1:07 PM EDT) -- BOSTON — Although largely agreeing with a Massachusetts federal judge’s “capable handling” of a “complex case,” the First Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on July 16 nonetheless found that the district court erred in concluding that a copyrighted work cannot be both joint and derivative as a matter of law (Ross Greene v. J. Stuart Ablon, et al., Nos. 13-2237, -2294, -2369, 1st Cir.; 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 12305).

(Decision available. Document #16-150803-001Z.)

However, according to the panel of Circuit Judges Jeffrey R. Howard, Kermit V....
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