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ABKCO Music v. Harrisongs Music (722 F.2d 988,221 USPQ 490)
In re Aimster Copyright Litigation (334 F.3d 643, 67 USPQ2d 1233)
ALS Scan v. RemarQ (239 F.3d 619, 57 USPQ2d 1996)
Apple v. Franklin (714 F.2d 1240, 219 USPQ 113)
Arrhythmia v. Corazonix (958 F.2d 1053, 22 USPQ2d 1033)
AT&T v. Excel (172 F.3d 1352, 50 USPQ2d 1447)
Atari v. Nintendo (975 F.2d 832, 24 USPQ2d 1015)
Baker v. Selden (101 U.S. 99)
Bonneville International v. Peters (153 F.Supp. 763, 59 USPQ2d 1622)
Campbell v. Acuff-Rose Music (510 U.S. 569, 29 USPQ2d 1961)
City of Elizabeth v. American Nicholson Paving (97 U.S. 126)
Cochrane v. Deener (94 U.S. 780)
Computer Associates v. Altai (982 F.2d 693, 23 USPQ2d 1241)
Computer Associates v. Altai (district court) (775 F.Supp. 544, 20 USPQ2d 1641)
Diamond v. Chakrabarty (447 U.S. 303, 206 USPQ 193)
Diamond v. Diehr (450 U.S. 175, 209 USPQ 1)
Egbert v. Lippmann (104 U.S. 333)
Eldred v. Reno (239 F.3d 372, 57 USPQ2d 1842)
Feist v. Rural Telephone (499 U.S. 340, 18 USPQ2d 1275)
Festo v. SMC (62 USPQ2d 1705)
Fonovisa v. Cherry Auction (76 F.3d 259, 37 USPQ2d 1590)
Gates v. Bando (9 F.3d 823, 28 USPQ2d 1503)
Gottschalk v. Benson (409 U.S. 63, 175 USPQ 673)
Graham v. John Deere (383 U.S. 1, 148 USPQ 459)
Haliburton v. Walker (329 U.S. 1, 71 USPQ 175)
Harper & Row v. Nation (471 U.S. 539, 225 USPQ 1073)
Hotaling v. LDS Church (118 F.3d 199, 43 USPQ2d 1299)
In re Abele (684 F.2d 902, 214 USPQ 682)
In re Abrams (188 F.2d 165, 89 USPQ 266)
In re Alappat (33 F.3d 1526, 31 USPQ2d 1545)
In re Benson (441 F.2d 682, 169 USPQ 548)
In re Diehr (602 F.2d 982, 203 USPQ 44)
In re Donaldson (16 F.3d 1189, 29 USPQ2d 1845)
In re Flook (559 F.2d 21, 195 USPQ 9)
In re Freeman (573 F.2d 1237, 197 USPQ 464)
In re Gulack (703 F.2d 1381, 217 USPQ 401)
In re Johnson (589 F.2d 1070, 200 USPQ 199)
In re Kuehl (475 F.2d 658, 177 USPQ 250)
In re Lowry (32 F.3d 1579, 32 USPQ2d 1031)
In re Miller (418 F.2d 1392, 164 USPQ 46)
In re Schrader (22 F.3d 290, 30 USPQ2d 1455)
In re Walter (618 F.2d 758, 205 USPQ 397)
In re Warmerdam (33 F.3d 1354, 31 USPQ2d 1754)
Johnson & Johnston v. R.E. Service (285 F.3d 1046, 62 USPQ2d 1225)
Jungersen v. Ostby (335 U.S. 560, 80 USPQ 32)
Lasercomb v. Reynolds (911 F.2d 970, 15 USPQ2d 1846)
Lotus v. Borland (49 F.3d 807, 34 USPQ2d 1014)
Lotus v. Borland (district court) (831 F.Supp. 223, 30 USPQ2d 1081)
Lotus v. Paperback (740 F.Supp. 37, 15 USPQ2d 1577)
MAI v. Peak (991 F.2d 511, 26 USPQ2d 1458)
Mazer v. Stein (347 U.S. 201, 100 USPQ 325)
Mitel v. Iqtel (124 F.3d 1366, 44 USPQ2d 1172)
Moleculon Research v. CBS (793 F.2d 1261, 229 USPQ 805)
Nichols v. Universal Pictures (45 F.2d 119, 7 USPQ 84)
Paine Webber v. Merrill Lynch (564 F.Supp. 1358, 218 USPQ 212)
Parker v. Flook (437 U.S. 584, 198 USPQ 193)
Peter Pan Fabrics v. Warner (274 F.2d 487, 124 USPQ 154)
Pfaff v. Wells Electronics (525 U.S. 55, 48 USPQ2d 1641)
ProCD v. Zeidenberg (86 F.3d 1447, 39 USPQ2d 1161)
RIAA v. Diamond Multimedia (180 F.3d 1072, 51 USPQ2d 1115)
RTC v. Netcom (907 F.Supp. 1361, 37 USPQ2d 1545)
Sage Products v. Devon Industries (126 F.3d 1420, 44 USPQ2d 1103)
Seal-Flex v. Athletic Track (172 F.3d 836, 50 USPQ2d 1225)
Sega v. Accolade (977 F.2d 1510, 24 USPQ2d 1561)
Sega v. Maphia (948 F.Supp. 923, 41 USPQ2d 1705)
Sony v. Connectix (203 F.3d 596, 53 USPQ2d 1705)
Sony v. Universal Studios (464 U.S. 417, 220 USPQ 665)
State Street Bank v. Signature Financial (149 F.3d 1368, 47 USPQ2d 1596)
U.S. v. Elcom (203 F.Supp.2d 1111, 62 USPQ2d 1736)
U.S. v. LaMacchia (871 F.Supp. 535, 33 USPQ2d 1978)
Universal City Studios v. Corley (273 F.3d 429, 60 USPQ2d 1953)
Whelan v. Jaslow (797 F.2d 1222, 230 USPQ 481)
White-Smith Music v. Apollo (209 U.S. 1)
Williams Electronics v. Artic International (685 F.2d 870, 215 USPQ 405)