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Entertainment Law Update Podcast – Episode 47



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Show Notes

Appeals Court Won’t Penalize NFL Network for Use of Artist’s Logo

Bouchat v. Baltimore Ravens, Ltd. (4th Cir. Jan 14, 2014)


The Hollywood Reporter.

Sherlock Holmes is in the Public Domain, Judge Rules

Klinger v. Conan Doyle Estate, Ltd.

The Guardian.

New York Times.


Famous Dead People –

9th Circuit reverses invalidation of Washington's Right of Publicity Law




‘Blurred Lines' Lawsuit: Sony/ATV Settles With Marvin Gaye's Family

Hollywood Reporter.


Counting Crows Latest to Go to Court over Digital Royalties

Counting Crows v. Universal Music Group (Jan. 2014)

The Hollywood Reporter.


TV Broadcasters vs. Aereo: Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Major Case

American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. v. Aereo, Inc.



“Raging Bull” Fight to Hit Supreme Court

Petrella v. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc.

Hollywood Reporter.


Supreme Court Denies NCAA Motion to Intervene in First Amendment Case

Keller v. Electronic Arts Inc.



Motley Crue’s “Drum Ring” Isn’t Stolen Trade Secret

King v. Lee

Hollywood Reporter.

Insane Clown Posse Sue FBI over Juggalos’ Gang Classification

Parsons v. US Dep’t of Justice (E.D. Mich. filed Jan. 8, 2014)

Rolling Stone.

Wired. (2011 Nat’l Gang Threat Assessment)



Landowner Claims  “Lone Survivor”  Was Wrongfully Filmed on His Property

Georgia Film Fund Seventeen Productions, LLC v. Sanchez (N.M. Dist. Ct. filed Jan. 9, 2014)

The Hollywood Reporter.

Bloggers Get First Amendment Protections in Defamation Suits

Obsidian Finance Group, LLC v. Cox

Hollywood Reporter.

Ninth Circuit Eliminates Presumption of Irreparable Harm for Trademark Owners Seeking a Preliminary Injunction

Herb Reed Enterprises, LLC v. Florida Entertainment Management, Inc. (9th Cir. Dec. 2, 2013)


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