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Entertainment Law Update Podcast – Episode 11: Hot News!


In this Episode:

  • Ethics and the non-practicing attorney… a long tail
  • Zorro draws its sword against M&M candies
  • “Free Scooter!” cries Justin Bieber.
  • Dramatic vs. Non-Dramatic rights in musical works
  • Ride-along producer : Ride-along defendant?
  • Bryant v. Media Right, Orchard
  • Arista v. Lime Group
  • Hot News Misappropriation

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Quick Takes:

Ethics/Professional Responsibility, a long tail? Caveats for non-practicing lawyers.

Randy Quaid, Lloyd Braun and the lingering duties to former clients
Conflicts of Interest in the Entertainment Law Context

Just for Kicks: Legal Specialty areas you'd never have thought of….

Tattoo Law: When Your Tattoo Turns Out Not-so-‘Beatiful'

The Law of Tattoos

Tattooed Brands Global Survey 2009

Law and Magic Blog

Zorro vs. M&M masked character

Zorro sues over masked M&Ms character

M&M Trademark Infringement with Zorro

Zorro Productions, Inc. v. Mars, Inc. (ND Ca., filed March 22, 2010).




Manager liability for inciting a riot?

Crime Time: Should Justin Bieber's manager really be prosecuted for a mall riot?–The Hollywood Reporter | Esq. | Entertainment and Media Law

Dramatic vs. Non-dramatic musical works, concert vs. “Grand Rights”

Jersey Boys, LP v. Gehling, Cause No:1:2010cv03060 (SDNY), filed April 9, 2010.

Corbello v. DeVito, 1:2007cv00985, (ED Tex. [Beaumont] filed Dec. 28, 2007 venue moved to
Corbello v. DeVito, 2:08-cv-00867-RCJ-PA, (Nev.).

Ride Along TV producer = ride-along defendant?

Lexology – Federal court: media defendants may be liable in Chicago ride-along case

Media Ride-Alongs Lead to Civil Rights Suits

Bryant v. Media Right, Orchard,

Did an appeals court just give the music industry a big break?

Record Album Only Supports One Statutory Damages Award — Offer of Judgment in Copyright Cases

RIAA vs. Limewire win for the music industry.

RIAA wins big in LimeWire lawsuit | Media Maverick – CNET News


Appeals Court Puts Hold On Hot News Ruling Until Full Appeal Is Done

Internet Financial News Aggregator Enjoined under New York Hot News Misappropriation Law : New Media and Technology Law Blog

Breaking News: Dow Jones Files “Hot News” Case Against | Citizen Media Law Project

Lexology – Social networking sites that collect “hot news” are in the hot seat

The Trademark Blog: Get Your Hot News Compaint Here

Lexology – Hot-news misappropriation

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Tyler Ochoa on the Legacy of the Statute of Anne

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