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CASE ENTRY

Lombardo v. Dr. Seuss Enterprises, L.P.

A one-woman play that imagines a grownup, comically dissolute Cindy Lou Who, of Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, does so in the service of parody, says the Second Circuit. So the public’s interest in free expression trumps the asserted copyright and trademark violation claims, and the show must go on.


Tags: 2018, Copyright Law, Free Expression, Intellectual Property, Second Circuit, Trademark Law

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