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The Merry Month of May
Welcome to this episode of Entertainment Law Update. SHOW NOTES MORAL RIGHTS (quick) https://www.copyright.gov/policy/moralrights/ FOURTH CIRCUIT SAYS FAIR USE ISN’T TO PROTECT LAZY APPROPRIATORS https://law.justia.com/cases/federal/appellate-courts/ca4/18-1763/18-1763-2019-04-26.html?utm_source=summary-newsletters&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=2019-05-03-copyright-97381e6def&utm_content=text-case-read-more-1 (commentary – Fair Use threatens the Derivative Works right)...
Ten Years and Going Strong!
Welcome to this episode of Entertainment Law Update. SHOW NOTES EMAIL FROM PREVIOUS CONTRIBUTOR Jessica Leano: https://www.copyright.gov/music-modernization/pre1972-soundrecordings/schedulefiling-instructions.html PINKERTONS DROP SUIT https://kotaku.com/the-pinkertons-have-dropped-their-lawsuit-against-take-1833999337 https://www.pcgamesn.com/red-dead-redemption-2/pinkerton-lawsuit...
Doin’ The Copyright Registration Dance
Welcome to this episode of Entertainment Law Update. SHOW NOTES SCOTUS RULES ON WHEN TO FILE SUIT https://www.multichannel.com/news/supremes-infringement-suits-must-await-copyright-registration https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/18pdf/17-571_e29f.pdf https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/supreme-court-holds-copyright-owners-wait-registration-sue-1192061 https://www.scotusblog.com/case-files/cases/fourth-estate-public-benefit-corp-v-wall-street-com/ EU REVOKED MCDONALDS BIGMAC...
Trending Topics / Law of Podcasting
Welcome to this episode of Entertainment Law Update. Recorded at Loyola Law School’s Entertainment Law Symposium SHOW NOTES SHORT DISCUSSION AT THE START LAWSUITS OVER CALL AT RAMS/SAINTS GAME: (Icebreaker-Can we all agree the halftime show needed more Spongebob?) Judge Refuses to Order NFL to Replay Rams-Saints Championship Game LUCASFILM SUFFERS FROM FAN OUTRAGE AT ... Read moreTrending Topics / Law of Podcasting The post Trending Topics / Law of Podcasting appeared first on Entertainment...
2019 – Off to a great start!
Tamera and Gordon will present a live-recording of Episode 106 on February 8th at Loyola Law School (Los Angeles,) as part of their Entertainment Law Symposium. “Entertainment Law in Review: Trending Topics in 2019” HTTP://entertainmentlawupdate.com/LMU gets you there! And, we’ll be having a meetup for cocktails later that day, and you’re all invited.http://entertainmentlawupdate.com/meetus Welcome to ... Read more2019 – Off to a great start! The post 2019 – Off to a great start! appeared...
2018 – That’s a Wrap!
Welcome to this episode of Entertainment Law Update. SHOW NOTES FOLLOW UPS AA GETS ITS COPYRIGHT PROTECTION https://www.copyright.gov/rulings-filings/review-board/docs/american-airlines.pdf SATANIC TEMPLE AND NETFLIX SETTLE Satanic Settlement Reached in ‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’ Statue Suit NIANTIC’S POKEMON GO SETTLES https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/hollywood-docket-stormy-daniels-legal-bill-pokemon-go-settlement-conan-obriens-trial-request-1165784...
Motorcycles, Satanic Sculptures, and Girl Scouts, Oh My!
Welcome to this episode of Entertainment Law Update. SHOW NOTES 9th CIRC. DENIES CBS A REHEARING in Pre ‘72 Recordings Case https://news.bloomberglaw.com/ip-law/cbs-oldie-records-case-wont-get-rehearing-by-9th-circuit AMERICAN AIRLINES LOGO DENIED COPYRIGHT PROTECTION https://www.copyright.gov/rulings-filings/review-board/docs/american-airlines-flight-symbol.pdf https://blogs.loc.gov/copyright/2017/06/copyright-office-launches-online-database-of-review-board-decisions/ PSA: MISCHIEF IN THE...
Music Modernization, Resale Royalties and more
Welcome to this episode of Entertainment Law Update. SHOW NOTES MUSIC MODERNIZATION ACT – Summary Overview https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/09/senate-passes-copyright-bill-to-end-140-year-protection-for-old-songs/ https://www.digitalmusicnews.com/2018/09/19/music-modernization-act-older-recordings/ https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/trump-signs-music-modernization-act-736185/ THE AMERICAN ROYALTIES TOO ACT OF 2018 Does granting a resale royalty for visual artists undermine...
Is that THE big “O”?
Welcome to this episode of Entertainment Law Update. SHOW NOTES Olivia DeHaviland Update – California Supreme Court refuses to revive, so she’s takin’ it to the USSC https://www.lowelaw.com/california-supreme-court-puts-de-havilland-case-to-rest https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/actress-olivia-de-havilland-now-102-will-take-feud-supreme-court-1137142 JOHNNY DEPP WINS (AKA TERROR FROM THE DEPP) https://pmcdeadline2.files.wordpress.com/2017/10/depp-jacob-bloom-suit-wm.pdf (Depp’s...
Greatest Hits from 100 episodes
Welcome to this episode of Entertainment Law Update. SHOW NOTES PART I-CURRENT NEWS: COPYRIGHT OVER LAWS, IT’S STILL AN ISSUE: https://www.eff.org/press/releases/win-public-right-know-court-vacates-injunction-against-publishing-law https://law.justia.com/cases/federal/appellate-courts/cadc/17-7035/17-7035-2018-07-17.html CONSENT DECREES COMMENT PERIOD: https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/justice-dept-reviewing-movie-licensing-restrictions-books-decades-1131827...
The Weird Decisions Episode
Welcome to this episode of Entertainment Law Update. SHOW NOTES Rapid Fire: DISNEY’S CAUTIONARY CASE MOVES FORWARD: https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/judge-allows-copyright-claims-technology-used-disneys-avengers-1121061 IN OTHER NEWS… REN VENTURES HAS SUFFERED A DEFEAT (follow-up summary judgement) https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/star-wars-card-game-app-lawsuit-produces-copyright-win-lucasfilm-1124414 BLURRED LINES: THE APPEALS SAID NO...
Pimpin’, Puppets, and “The Rant”
Welcome to this episode of Entertainment Law Update. SHOW NOTES FOLLOW UP: COPPERFIELD NOT LIABLE (Just 3 sentences should do) https://www.reviewjournal.com/crime/courts/jury-finds-claims-against-david-copperfield-unfounded-in-slip-and-fall-case/ https://www.usatoday.com/story/life/people/2018/05/30/david-copperfield-trial-jury-finds-magician-negligent-but-not-liable/654626002/ KRUSTY KRAB FOLLOW UP, YES, IT IS PROTECTED (SORRY SABBAC)...
Music Modernization, Magic Tricks and More
Welcome to this episode of Entertainment Law Update. SHOW NOTES The Music Modernization Act Passes the House and Includes the CLASSICS Act http://www.tbennettlaw.com/createprotect/2018/4/27/the-music-modernization-act-passes-the-house-and-includes-the-classics-act?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=facebook https://musicrow.com/2018/05/music-modernization-act-introduced-in-senate-2/ COPYRIGHT MODERNIZATION (UPDATE)...
Dragon Ladies, Tattooed Athletes and BOTUS – Entertainment Law Update Episode 96
News, commentary and analysis about recent Entertainment Law cases and news stories from attorneys Gordon P. Firemark and Tamera Bennet The post Dragon Ladies, Tattooed Athletes and BOTUS – Entertainment Law Update Episode 96 appeared first on Entertainment Law Update.
Copyright Misuse, Motion Capture and more. Entertainment Law Update Episode 95
Welcome to this episode of Entertainment Law Update. SHOW NOTES Disney Misused ‘Star Wars,’ ‘Frozen’ Copyrights, Says Judge (in Redbox Case) https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/disney-misused-star-wars-frozen-copyrights-says-judge-1086876 https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/4383824-Disney-Redbox.html https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/02/judge-slaps-down-disney-effort-to-stop-resale-of-star-wars-download-codes/ http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-43154671 (follow up) Taylor...