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In this Episode:
- Righthaven is wrong… even more
- $10 infringement settlements
- Tenenbaum award reinstated
- Indies sue Limewire
- Betty Boop ruling revised
- Material Girl trademark suit proceeds
- You can't copyright food
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The end of Righthaven?
Law firm offers $10 settlements to music copyright infringers
Court Upholds $675 Judgment Against Joel Tenenbaum
Goldman blog: http://blog.ericgoldman.org/archives/2011/09/1st_circuit_rei.htm
Independent Labels Sue LimeWire for their Share of Settlement
Saregamav. Timbaland, etal.CaseNo. 10-10626 (11thCir., March 25, 2011)?
2nd Cir. Will Hear Richard Prince’s Photo Use Appeal
Betty Boop no longer threat to Detroit Lions, Princeton Tigers, or Yogi Bear — oh my!
‘Cause we are living in a material world! But it doesn't belong to Madonna!
Ninth Circuit adopts lower court’s use of its own “blades of chaos” to filter out the unprotectable elements of a plaintiff’s copyright infringement claim
You can't copyright a bowl of food
KIM SENG COMPANY v J&A IMPORTERS, INC., ET AL.
Feist Publ‘ns, Inc. v. RuralTel. Serv. Co., 499 U.S. 340, 361 (1991).
LampsPlus, Inc. v. SeattleLightingFixtureCo. I
EU Adds 20 years to Music Copyrights
EU Directive: https://www.consilium.europa.eu/uedocs/cms_data/docs/pressdata/en/intm/124570.pdf
Deadline’s Parent Company Sues THR’s Parent Company for Copyright Infringement
LA Times: http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/entertainmentnewsbuzz/2011/09/deadline–hollywood–reporter–lawsuit.html