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Professor Tom Cotter was quoted in Minnesota Lawyer regarding the ability of artists to gain copyrights based on the amount of artificial intelligence (AI) that was used in creating their works. A U.…

Professor Tom Cotter was quoted by Reuters regarding an antitrust suit filed by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and 17 states against Amazon. They claim the retail giant uses its market power to…

A May 19, 2023 Minnesota Lawyer article titled Warhol foundation loses Prince portrait case discusses a May 18 U.S.

A May 1, 2023 Law360 article titled Questions Abound On EU Plan For New Essential Patent Rules discusses a draft regulation the European Commission released last week concerning standard-essential patents (…

Professor Tom Cotter was interviewed by Minnesota Lawyer on the U.S. Supreme Court's decision on a case involving an Andy Warhol illustration of Prince. Based on a photograph original destined for a…

A March 3, 2023 Minnesota Lawyer article titled "Lawsuit Alleges Theft of Voice" discusses a recent lawsuit filed by rapper Yung Gravy in California state court, alleging that singer Rick Astley has…

Professor Tom Cotter was quoted by the Minnesota Lawyer in an article covering pop star Lizzo's recent successful trademarking of her catch phrase from her song "Truth Hurts". The U.S. Patent and Trademark…

On January 17, 2023, the Court of Appeal for England and Wales handed down its decision in Anan Kasei Co. v.

On November 18, 2022, the Supreme Court of Canada published its decision in Nova Chemicals Corp. v.

A Reuters article titled Why Amazon may have the upper hand in antitrust suits discusses recent antitrust actions in Washington, D.C., California, and Seattle targeting pricing policies used by Amazon, which…

A May 26, 2022 article in Yahoo! Finance titled Baby formula shortage raises the question of whether 'Big Formula' should be broken up discusses a recent congressional hearing concerning the shortage of…

Prof. Tom Cotter's Extraterritorial Damages in Copyright Law, 74 Fla. L. Rev.