19th July 2014
UK: ‘Glee’ ordered to change name after losing trademark ruling 17
6:38 PM — Hit TV show Glee has been ordered to change its name in the UK by the High Court, after losing a trademark battle.
19th June 2014
US: Legal battle over use of gay kiss photo ends in settlement 3
6:27 PM — A legal battle over the allegedly illegal use of a photograph of a gay couple kissing by has been settled out of court two years after it began.
2nd April 2014
Judge issues split decision in lawsuit over unauthorised use of gay engagement photo 2
3:02 PM — A judge has issued a split decision in a lawsuit filed by a gay couple whose engagement photograph was used without their permission by an anti-gay campaign.
22nd November 2013
Owners of WordPress to sue Straight Pride UK for abuse of copyright laws 6
4:04 PM — The company which owns blogging platform WordPress.org has filed a lawsuit against anti-gay group Straight Pride UK, which alleges that the group abused copyright laws.
26th September 2012
Couple to sue over anti-gay political campaign which used their photo without permission 6
10:40 PM — A couple from New Jersey are set to sue over a political campaign which used their engagement photo, without permission, and in an attack on a state lawmaker who supported a failed equal marriage bill.
22nd September 2011
‘Speedo fetish’ man sued over websites 37
5:24 PM — An Australian man with a Speedo fetish is being sued by the brand for breaching its copyright. Dave Evans, 24, is being sued by Speedo over a number of websites he owns which show men posing in - and out of - the skimpy swimwear.
4th January 2010
Copyright holder baulks at ‘gay’ Sherlock Holmes film 44
2:46 PM — The US copyright holder of the Sherlock Holmes series has threatened to withdraw permission for a film sequel if producers develop a homoerotic storyline.