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Oh Canada!

Oh Canada!

The Latest episode of my Entertainment Law podcast, Entertainment Law Update, is now available for your enjoyment. Listen here, or subscribe and download in your favorite podcast listening app.  Show notes are located at www.entertainmentlawupdate.com/147

  • ED SHEERAN GETS AWARD OF COST
  • “THE” OHIO STATE GETS TRADEMARK FOR “THE”
  • FYRE TV PORN COMPANY CLAIMS REVERSE PASSING OFF, ETC., AGAINST AMAZON
  • COPYRIGHT ROYALTY BOARD CONFIRMS STREAMING ROYALTY RAISE FOR PUBLISHERS AND SONGWRITERS
  • COURT REJECTS ROY MOORE’S DEFAMATION SUIT AGAINST SACHA BARON COHEN
  • PRACTICE TIP: CANADA EXTENDS COPYRIGHT FOR MUSICAL WORKS BY 20 YEARS
  • Supreme Court of Canada confirms all acts of making available are covered by Copyright Act: SOCAN v ESA
  • STARZ ENTERTAINMENT, LLC V. MGM DOMESTIC TELEVISION DISTR PICASSO COPYRIGHT CASE REVERSED
To Vape, or Not To Vape?

To Vape, or Not To Vape?

The Latest episode of my Entertainment Law podcast, Entertainment Law Update, is now available for your enjoyment. Listen here, or subscribe and download in your favorite podcast listening app.  Show notes are located at www.entertainmentlawupdate.com/146 COPYRIGHT CLAIMS BOARD STARTED TAKING CLAIMS! GREASE PARODY SHOW DEEMED FAIR USE  TONI BASIL DETERMINED TO BE SOLE OWNER OF MICKEY  SOCIAL MEDIA… Continue Reading

The Merry Month of May

The Merry Month of May

The Latest episode of my Entertainment Law podcast, Entertainment Law Update, is now available for your enjoyment. Listen here, or subscribe and download in your favorite podcast listening app.  Show notes are located at www.entertainmentlawupdate.com/145 WARHOL PAINTING SOLD FOR 195 MILLION (AND WE’RE STILL WAITING ON THE SUPREME COURT) STONE BREWING RECEIVES $56,000,000 IN TRADEMARK SUIT WITH MOLSON… Continue Reading

“Grease” rights holders lose lawsuit after demanding shutdown of “Vape” musical parody

“Grease” rights holders lose lawsuit after demanding shutdown of “Vape” musical parody

“Grease” may be the word,  but the creators of “Vape”, have won their lawsuit for declaratory judgment on grounds that their musical is a fair use parody. When Concord, the music publisher that controls the original Jim Jacobs/Warren Casey Musical about 1950’s teen life learned about “Vape”, which was created by Comedy group Sketchworks, it… Continue Reading

Vulnerable Icons and Public Resources

Vulnerable Icons and Public Resources

The Latest episode of my Entertainment Law podcast, Entertainment Law Update, is now available for your enjoyment. Listen here, or subscribe and download in your favorite podcast listening app.  Show notes are located at www.entertainmentlawupdate.com/144 Quick take/FYI: Senate confirms Kathy Vidal to lead USPTO CCB FINAL RULE IS OUT WARHOL GRANTED CERT IN PRINCE PAINTING FAIR USE… Continue Reading

Machines, Dark Horses, and Stolen Lyrics 

Machines, Dark Horses, and Stolen Lyrics 

The Latest episode of my Entertainment Law podcast, Entertainment Law Update, is now available for your enjoyment. Listen here, or subscribe and download in your favorite podcast listening app.  Show notes are located at www.entertainmentlawupdate.com/143 AI CANNOT BE AN AUTHOR WITH COPYRIGHT PRIVILEGES SCOTUS DETERMINES ACTUAL KNOWLEDGE IS NEEDED TO INVALIDATE COPYRIGHT APPLICATION RESTRICTION AGAINST TRUMP TOO… Continue Reading

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