Toy Flying Saucer was not useful

September 25, 2014

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09-25-14Flying saucer toy was not “useful,” for purpose of determining its ineligibility for copyright protection, merely because it help users develop hand-eye coordination.

Spinmaster, Ltd. v. Overbreak LLC, 404 F.Supp.2d 1097, (N.D. Ill., 2005)