Category Archives: Litigation

Jones Day Talks Litigation includes discussions related to trials, arbitration, white collar investigations, intellectual property (IP), appellate, labor, employment, and product liability.

Jones Day Talks Intellectual Property: Monkey See, Monkey Sue?—Copyright Implications of the “Monkey Selfie” Case



The “monkey selfie” matter raises intriguing questions regarding the current state of U.S. copyright laws. Courts have ruled that a non-human can’t be granted copyright protection, but then what are the implications for works created via artificial intelligence? Jones Day partners Meredith Wilkes and Emily Tait discuss the aftermath of Naruto v. Slater and explain how companies can guard and protect their creative work.


Jones Day Talks Intellectual Property: Blurrier Lines and Narrow Grounds—Implications of the Ninth Circuit’s Blurred Lines Decision



When does inspiration turn into copyright infringement? The line is getting blurrier. Jones Day’s Meredith Wilkes, Anna Raimer, and Aryane Garansi explain how the Ninth Circuit’s decision—on “narrow grounds”—in the Blurred Lines appeal left key questions unanswered.


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Jones Day Talks Litigation: Seeing Is Believing—Creating Powerful Imagery for Trials and Presentations



Kerri Ruttenberg, a Jones Day partner and the best-selling author of Images with Impact: Design and Use of Winning Trial Visuals, covers practical tips for creating effective images, talks about why it’s important to ask “what’s the point?,” and describes how the “Understand/Believe/Remember” strategy can be key to influencing juries and other audiences.