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Rachael Pepper

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Name: Rachael Pepper
Date registered: 18 January 2013

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  1. United States: UFC Hires Anti-Doping Crusader — 14 April 2015
  2. Aereo infringes broadcasters’ copyrights, US Supreme Court rules – coming impact for streaming and cloud services? — 4 July 2014
  3. TTAB CANCELS REDSKINS TRADEMARK REGISTRATIONS — 24 June 2014
  4. MONITOR ANNOUNCES DELIVERY OF SEVENTH QUARTERLY REPORT TO PENN STATE, THE NCAA, AND THE BIG TEN CONFERENCE — 5 June 2014
  5. Monitor announces delivery of annual report to Penn State, the NCAA and the Big Ten Conference — 10 September 2013

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United States: UFC Hires Anti-Doping Crusader

By Courtney Saleski Last week, the UFC named Jeff Novitzky as Vice President of Athlete Health and Performance.  According to the press release, Mr. Novitzky will help the UFC “invest in state of the art sports science studies, further develop its out-of-competition testing policy, and enrich its education and prevention programs.” Since at least the …

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Aereo infringes broadcasters’ copyrights, US Supreme Court rules – coming impact for streaming and cloud services?

By Andrew L. Deutsch, Marc E. Miller and Melissa A. Reinckens The United States Supreme Court has held that online video startup Aereo Inc. infringes broadcasters’ copyrights in on-air programming when Aereo transmits the programs to its Internet subscribers. Ruling on June 25, the Court held that such transmissions are a public performance, and thus …

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TTAB CANCELS REDSKINS TRADEMARK REGISTRATIONS

By David Kramer and James Stewart  In a ruling that has quickly spread throughout social media, the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (the “Board”) issued an order cancelling six trademark registrations which contain the word REDSKIN (the “Redskins Registrations”), owned by the Washington, D.C. professional football team, the Redskins (the “Team”).  In a divided ruling, the Board stated …

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MONITOR ANNOUNCES DELIVERY OF SEVENTH QUARTERLY REPORT TO PENN STATE, THE NCAA, AND THE BIG TEN CONFERENCE

Senator George J. Mitchell and his law firm, DLA Piper LLP (US), has delivered his seventh quarterly report as the independent athletics integrity monitor under the Athletics Integrity Agreement (“AIA”) among The Pennsylvania State University, the National Collegiate Athletics Association, and the Big Ten Conference.  The seventh report describes Penn State’s effort during the most recent 90-day period to fulfill …

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Monitor announces delivery of annual report to Penn State, the NCAA and the Big Ten Conference

Senator George J. Mitchell and his law firm, DLA Piper LLP (US), announced that today he has delivered his first annual report as the independent athletics integrity monitor under the Athletics Integrity Agreement (“AIA”) among The Pennsylvania State University, the National Collegiate Athletics Association, and the Big Ten Conference. The report describes Penn State’s efforts …

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New York Federal Court Says No to ReDigi’s Resale of Digital Used Music

Authored by Scott W. Pink In a setback for resellers of digital products, a New York federal court issued a decision on March 30, 2013 holding that ReDigi’s online platform for reselling digital used music violated the copyrights owned by record companies in that music.  In the case of Capitol Records v. ReDiGi, the court …

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