Defendant radio station broadcast daily a "Newspaper of the Air" program on which it read news items from newspapers published by members of plaintiff association. Plaintiff alleges that defendant is using the results of plaintiff's labor and investment, without paying for it, to aid it in competition with plaintiff's members for advertising, and seeks to have such use of its news enjoined as "unfair competition." Held, defendant should be enjoined from "unfair competition," consisting of the appropriation and broadcast of news gathered by plaintiff while such broadcasts might damage the business of plaintiff's members. Associated Press v. KVOS, Inc., (C. C. A. 9th, 1935) 80 F. (2d) 575.
UNFAIR TRADE-RADIO BROADCAST OF NEWS ITEMS FROM PAPERS PUBLISHED BY MEMBERS OF NEWS SERVICE ASSOCIATION AS "UNFAIR COMPETITION",
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