Similarity: Less Than Meets the Eye

, New York Law Journal

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In their Copyright Law column, Robert W. Clarida, a partner with Reitler, Kailas & Rosenblatt, and Robert J. Bernstein of The Law Office of Robert J. Bernstein, analyze two recent federal appellate decisions illustrating that infringement claims require not just overall similarity of appearance, but similarity as to the original, protectable elements of plaintiff's work.

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