James B. Astrachan

University of Baltimore - School of Law

1420 N. Charles Street

Baltimore, MD 21218

United States

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Scholarly Papers (34)

1.

Celebrity Endorsements: An Eagle’s Eye

The Daily Record, 2010
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 02 Jun 2010
James B. Astrachan
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 226 (136,113)

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golf, professional sports, Tiger Woods, celebrity endorsements, sports advertising, extramarital affairs, law and business

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Breakfast at Ebay’s (Or How Ebay Ate Tiffany’s Lunch)

The Daily Record, October 2008
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 07 Jun 2010
James B. Astrachan
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 207 (147,941)

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contributory copyright infringement, contributory trademark infringement, Ebay, Tiffany's, Visa, Mastercard, credit card companies, Perfect 10, international law, case studies, intellectual property, counterfeit goods, indirect actor

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Transparency in the New Media

The Daily Record, 2010
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 02 Jun 2010
James B. Astrachan
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 155 (191,513)
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endorsements, testimonials, advertising, public disclosure, social networking sites, blogs, chat rooms, FTC, Federal Trade Commission, FTC Act, new electronic media

4.

De Minimus Copyright Infringement

The Daily Record (Baltimore, MD), 2008
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 16 Jun 2010
James B. Astrachan
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 94 (277,847)

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case studies, copyright infringement, De Minimus defense, television show production, HBO, Black Entertainment Network, intellectual property, posters, public display, copyrighted works

5.

Anonymous Defamation by Internet

Daily Record, Legal ADvice column, August 2010
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 25 Jan 2011
James B. Astrachan
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 90 (285,706)

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Defamation, New Media, Internet, Communications Decency Act

6.

Is Fairey’s Use Fair?

The Daily Record, May 2009
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 02 Jun 2010
James B. Astrachan
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 73 (323,974)

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Shepard Fairey, copyright law, Mannie Garcia, Associated Press, Barrack Obama, AP, photography, fair use, intellectual property, posters, parody, transformative use

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The Eight Nuances of Attorney’s Fees in a Copyright Case

The Daily Record (Baltimore, MD), April 2008
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 17 Jun 2010
James B. Astrachan
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 69 (334,068)

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copyright litigation, attorney's fees, prevailing party, Copyright Office, court rules, intellectual property

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Advertiser’s Guide to Choosing Effective Trademarks

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 16 Jun 2010
James B. Astrachan
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 69 (334,068)

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brand names, trademarks, intellectual property, advertising, trademark types, trademark law, trademark litigation, consumers, competing products

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How Shredded Wheat’s Competition Got to Call Their Cereal Shredded Wheat

The Daily Record (Baltimore, MD), March 2007
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 19 Jun 2010
James B. Astrachan
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 67 (339,376)

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trademark law, cold breakfast cereal, Nabisco, Shredded Wheat, Dr. James Caleb Jackson, Granula, Dr. Sylvester Graham, Dr. John Harvey Kellogg, C.W. Post, Granola, Postum, Grape Nuts, Henry Perky, National Biscuit Company, NABISCO, Willie Keith Kellogg, Sanitas Nut Company, corn flakes, Supreme Ct

10.

The Case of the Appropriation Artist

The Daily Record, September 2008
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 07 Jun 2010
James B. Astrachan
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 65 (344,794)

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fair use, copyright law, Copyright Act, copyright infringement, case studies, photography, Jeff Koons, Deutsche Bank, Andrea Blanch, 'Niagara', transformative use

11.

Repugnant Foreign Judgments

The Daily Record, November 2009
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 02 Jun 2010
James B. Astrachan
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 61 (356,117)

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foreign judgments, UFMJRA, Uniform Money Judgment Recognition Act, New York, New York Times, United States law, Maryland law, United States Courts, Saudi Arabia

12.

Vuitton Has a ‘Dog’ in the Fight

The Daily Record, January 2007
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 16 Jun 2010
James B. Astrachan
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 56 (371,462)

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trademark law, Louis Vuitton, Chewy Vuiton, Haute Diggity Dog, trademark parodies, case studies, copyright law, trademark litigation, HDD, CV, dog products, pet products

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'Snake-Oil Security Claims' the Systematic Misrepresentation of Product Security in the E-Commerce Arena

Michigan Telecommunications and Technology Law Review, Vol. 9, pp. 211-251, Spring 2003
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 02 Jun 2010
BBX Technologies, University of Phoenix - College of Information Systems & Technology, University of Baltimore - School of Law and TD Ameritrade
Downloads 50 (390,959)

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software industry, blanket disclaimer, product security claims, liability, ecommerce, individual credit card information, security properties, analysis of security claims

14.

TM and the Diamond-Studded Watches

The Daily Record, July 2008
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 09 Jun 2010
James B. Astrachan
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 47 (401,223)

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wrist watches, altered goods, counterfeit goods, Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, Bulgari, Piaget, Lanham Act, trademark infringement, liability, unfair competition

15.

How to Create Advertising Without Creating Lawsuits

The Daily Record, February 2007
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 18 Jun 2010
James B. Astrachan
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 45 (408,398)

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advertising agencies, litigation, art ownership, copyright ownership, indemnification, Herbal Concepts, media payment, trademark rights, click fraud

16.

Kodak Shoes? Milbank Tweed?

The Daily Record (Baltimore, MD), April 2007
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 23 Jun 2010
James B. Astrachan
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 40 (427,217)

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Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy, trademark infringement, likelihood of confusion, trademark dilution, Lanham Act, anti-dilution statutes, law firms, case studies

17.

The Typosquatter

The Daily Record, May 2007
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 22 Jun 2010
James B. Astrachan
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 38 (435,461)

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typosquatting, Lands’ End, Internet business, cyberspace law, affiliates, trademark infringement, trademark law, Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act (ACPA), Lanham Act, domain names, bad faith, case studies

18.

Something I Ate

Daily Record,Legal Advice Column, October 2007
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 28 Jun 2010
James B. Astrachan
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 32 (461,073)

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First Amendment, free speech, Lanham Act, trademarks, tradenames, Harley E. Rouda Jr., Harley E. Rouda Sr., HER, Inc., REAL LIVING, INC., RE/MAX First Choice, business domain names, email, federal trademark infringement, trademark dilution, cybersquatting

19.

Can You Hear the Drums Fernando?

The Daily Record (Baltimore, MD), June 2008
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 14 Jun 2010
James B. Astrachan
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 31 (465,746)

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music, recordings, copyright protection, bonifide copies, copyright registration, intellectual property, case studies, copyright litigation,

20.

Get Your Kicks...

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 25 Jan 2011
James B. Astrachan
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 29 (475,464)

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trademark, trademark infringement, dilution, fair use

21.

Thumbnails and Other Body Parts

The Daily Record, June 2007
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 23 Jun 2010
James B. Astrachan
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 28 (480,561)

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Google, Perfect 10, thumbnail photos, search engines, copyright law, copyright litigation, case studies, fair use defense, transformative use, Internet, cyberspace law

22.

This is Not an Intellectual Exercise

The Daily Record, July 2007
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 24 Jun 2010
James B. Astrachan
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 26 (491,176)

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search engines, Google, sponsored links, trademarks, trademark litigation, sponsored link advertisers, false advertising, trademark infringement, Lanham Act, likelihood of confusion, Justice Alex Kozinsky

23.

Cell Phones and Electronic Devices in Maryland Courthouses

Maryland Bar Journal, Vol. 43, No. 6, pp. 20-25, November/December, 2010
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 28 Sep 2011
James B. Astrachan
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 25 (496,693)

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cellphones, courtrooms, courthouses, electronic communications, techology, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, judges, Maryland, Rule 16-109, emails, Maryland State Bar Association

24.

Paris, Paris, Let Down Your Hair

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 25 Jan 2011
James B. Astrachan
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 25 (496,693)

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Endorsements, Licensing Rights, Advertising

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Matlock Would Have Gagged

The Daily Record, January 2008
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 16 Jun 2010
James B. Astrachan
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 25 (496,693)

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case studies, Andy Griffith, William Fenrick, trademark law, Lanham Act, right of privacy, trademark litigation, affiliation and endorsement, political speech, First Amendment

26.

Running on Empty

The Daily Record, September 2009
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 02 Jun 2010
James B. Astrachan
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 25 (496,693)

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copyright protection, Jackson Browne, John McCain, fair use, political campaigns, Running on Empty, private property, Barack Obama, political advertising

27.

What a Strange Trip it Will Be

The Daily Record, April 2010
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 01 Jun 2010
James B. Astrachan
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 24 (502,337)

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copyright law, fair use, intellectual property, artwork, book publishing, magazines, Supreme Court

28.

El Gato’s Fruta Loco

The Daily Record, February 2009
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 04 Jun 2010
James B. Astrachan
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 23 (507,957)

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case studies, trademark law, intellectual property, business names, trademark litigation, Maryland businesses

29.

Tasini Re Dux

Daily Record, Legal Advice Column, September 2007
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 29 Jun 2010
James B. Astrachan
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 22 (513,927)

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Supreme Court, Section 201(c), Copyright Act, Jonathan Tasini, New York Times, independent contractor, free-lance writer, 2001, publishing, electronic databases, copyright infringement, authors, “revision to a collective work”, Jerry Greenberg, National Geographic Society, photographers

30.

Too Much of a Good Thing

The Daily Record, February 2008
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 14 Jun 2010
James B. Astrachan
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 21 (519,746)
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case studies, confidential information, misappropriation of trade secrets, modular home industry, business competition, business litigation, intellectual property, unfair competition, computer records, copyright infringement

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He’s Been in Starkfield Too Many Winters

The Daily Record, December 2008
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 04 Jun 2010
James B. Astrachan
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 21 (519,746)

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case studies, copyright law, copyright infringement, screenplays, advertising agencies, liability, television broadcasting, novels

32.

Get in on it!

The Daily Record, April 2009
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 03 Jun 2010
James B. Astrachan
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 20 (525,636)

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trademark law, business names, video games, computer games, trademark rights, trademark infringement, intellectual property, case studies

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Warning: Adult Legal Content

The Daily Record, August 2008, University of Baltimore School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 09 Jun 2010
James B. Astrachan
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 19 (531,552)

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State of Texas, Advertising, Sex Toys, Obscene Material, Supreme Court, Case Studies, State Law, Constitutional Law, Fourteenth Amendment, Le Rouge Boutique, Adam & Eve

34.

Plain Brown Wrapper

Number of pages: 2 Posted: 07 Jun 2010
James B. Astrachan
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 19 (531,552)

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Internet sales, ISP, right of publicity, invasion of privacy, intellectual property, case studies, Federal Communications Decency Act, CDA