August 15, 2009

A Silly Scale 10: Judge Holds Mentioning Third Party Rankings Violates Trademark and Copyright

August 15th 2009

Eric Goldman at the Technology & Marketing Law blog recounts a hysterically misguided ruling in Colorado, which holds a hospital liable for trademark and copyright infringement because they mention the ranking they received from a health quality website. You can’t copyright a number Imagine enjoining rock bands from saying Billboard ranked them #1, because that […]