Barney Goes Ballistic Over Parody

“For a plush purple dinosaur who extols the virtues of affection and amity, Barney can be surprisingly aggressive in his legal demands.

“Barney’s lawyers at the New York firm of Gibney, Anthony and Flaherty sent stiff warning letters last week to Web sites displaying less-than-flattering images of the plump saurian.”

Declan McCullagh. Barney: I Sue You, You Sue Me. Oct. 17, 2005.

See also:

United States District Court, Northern District of Calif. Online Policy Group, Inc. v. Diebold, Inc. (.pdf, 115 KB) Sept. 30, 2004.

Kim Zetter. Diebold Loses Key Copyright Case. Wired News. Sept. 30, 2004.

EFF Deep Links. Judge Posner: Misuse Remedies for Copyright’s Chill. Aug. 24, 2004.

Lessig Blog. Fair Use and Misuse. Aug. 24, 2004.

United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Lyons Partnership vs. Ted Giannoulas. July 7, 1999.

Written by sesomedia

10/19/2005 at 08:47

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