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July
18th 2017

Computer-Aided Design Does Not Make You a Copyright Cad

Architects, designers and developers in the age of computer-aided design (CAD) are understandably uncertain about copyright protection for architectural plans, criteria drawings, layouts and other instruments of service. A recent decision out of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio found that copyright infringement did not arise from layering another architect's prototype plans into a CAD file and using them as part of a "tool kit" to create new architectural plans because the new plans were not shown to be substantially similar to the prototype plans.... Read More

July
1st 2017

Suzanne Bretz Blum Authors Chapter on Defeating Copyright Infringement Claims for ABA Treatise on Copyright Litigation Strategies

Suzanne Bretz Blum is the author of a chapter on Defeating Copyright Infringement Claims in the new ABA Treatise on Copyright Litigation Strategies.... Read More

June
5th 2017

U.S. Senators Brown and Portman Appoint Marquettes Robinson to Bipartisan Commission

U.S. Senators Rob Portman and Sherrod Brown again appointed TRZ Shareholder Marquettes Robinson to a bipartisan judiciary advisory commission that will assist them in identifying the best candidates to fill vacancies on the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Northern Districts of Ohio.... Read More

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Please fill out the form below to contact Thacker Robinson Zinz LPA, or email us directly at info@trzlaw.com. Someone will respond promptly.

Cleveland
 
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Toledo
 
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Naples
 
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July
18th 2017

Computer-Aided Design Does Not Make You a Copyright Cad

Architects, designers and developers in the age of computer-aided design (CAD) are understandably uncertain about copyright protection for architectural plans, criteria drawings, layouts and other instruments of service. A recent decision out of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio found that copyright infringement did not arise from layering another architect's prototype plans into a CAD file and using them as part of a "tool kit" to create new architectural plans because the new plans were not shown to be substantially similar to the prototype plans.... Read More

July
1st 2017

Suzanne Bretz Blum Authors Chapter on Defeating Copyright Infringement Claims for ABA Treatise on Copyright Litigation Strategies

Suzanne Bretz Blum is the author of a chapter on Defeating Copyright Infringement Claims in the new ABA Treatise on Copyright Litigation Strategies.... Read More

June
5th 2017

U.S. Senators Brown and Portman Appoint Marquettes Robinson to Bipartisan Commission

U.S. Senators Rob Portman and Sherrod Brown again appointed TRZ Shareholder Marquettes Robinson to a bipartisan judiciary advisory commission that will assist them in identifying the best candidates to fill vacancies on the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Northern Districts of Ohio.... Read More

July
18th 2017

Computer-Aided Design Does Not Make You a Copyright Cad

Architects, designers and developers in the age of computer-aided design (CAD) are understandably uncertain about copyright protection for architectural plans, criteria drawings, layouts and other instruments of service. A recent decision out of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio found that copyright infringement did not arise from layering another architect's prototype plans into a CAD file and using them as part of a "tool kit" to create new architectural plans because the new plans were not shown to be substantially similar to the prototype plans.... Read More

July
1st 2017

Suzanne Bretz Blum Authors Chapter on Defeating Copyright Infringement Claims for ABA Treatise on Copyright Litigation Strategies

Suzanne Bretz Blum is the author of a chapter on Defeating Copyright Infringement Claims in the new ABA Treatise on Copyright Litigation Strategies.... Read More

June
5th 2017

U.S. Senators Brown and Portman Appoint Marquettes Robinson to Bipartisan Commission

U.S. Senators Rob Portman and Sherrod Brown again appointed TRZ Shareholder Marquettes Robinson to a bipartisan judiciary advisory commission that will assist them in identifying the best candidates to fill vacancies on the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Northern Districts of Ohio.... Read More

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Cleveland
 
216.456.3840
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Toledo
 
419.931.6910
419.931.6911 (f)
 
Naples
 
239.591.6685
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