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Entertainment Law Update Podcast, Episode 33 – Cease and Desist, but nicely






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In this Episode:

  • J. Geils Band Trademark Dispute
  • Two Three's Companys is a crowd
  • Copyright Royalty Board unconsitutional
  • Jack Daniels sends the sweetest cease and desist ever
  • and more…
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Show Notes

Stories in this episode of Entertainment Law Update refer to the following links.

50/50 Trademark Dispute


Hayden Christiansen “Royal Pplains” Lawsuit



Don Johnson’s $50M Nash Bridges Award At Risk


ABC v. Aereo, Inc.


Already, LLC dba Yums v. Nike, Inc.
Docket Link:

J. Geils Band Trademark Dispute
IP and Entertainment Law:

Theater Community Strikes Back at ‘Three's Company' Legal Dispute

Facebook Right of Publicity Class Action Lawsuit

Gay Couple’s Photo Used In Political Ad
Denver Post:

Copyright Royalty Board


– Appointments Clause – Article II, Section II

[The President] shall nominate, and, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate, shall appoint Ambassadors, other public Ministers and Consuls, Judges of the supreme Court, and all other Officers ofthe United States, whose Appointments are not herein otherwise provided for, and which shall be established by Law: but the Congress may byLaw vest the Appointment of such inferior Officers, as they think proper, in the President alone, in the Courts of Law, or in the Heads of Departments.”

Canadian Fair Use Supreme Court Cases
Ars Technica:

Jack Daniels Cease and Desist
Huffington Post:

Woman Sues Justin Bieber Over Noise Level At Concert

TMZ: Complaint via TMZ:


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