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The Happiest Episode On Earth

The Happiest Episode On Earth

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/136

  • APPEALS COURT REVIEWS CASE OVER “BARE NECESSITIES” AGAINST DISNEY
  • QUICK TAKE: INSIDE OUT SPARKS ANOTHER LAWSUIT, THIS TIME IN CANADA
  • SCARLETT JOHANSSON SUES DISNEY OVER SIMULTANEOUS RELEASE
  • JUDGE EVALUATES USE OF 9/11 FOOTAGE IN FILMS.
  • FROZEN MECHANICALS ISSUE
  • THEATER SEGMENT
  • DISTRICT COURT DISMISSAL OF RUSSIAN FALSE LIGHT UPHELD
  • JERSEY BOYS PREVAIL
  • SHOWTIME BILLIONS WIN UPHELD
  • OH THE PLACES YOU’LL BOLDLY GO IS FINALLY GOING TO TRIAL – MAYBE.
  • REMEMBER, DUE DILIGENCE IS IMPORTANT – CLEVELAND GUARDIANS
  • Apparently, “Blue Line” does NOT apply to police abusing Copyright Law to prevent upload of citizen recordings
The Invisible Episode

The Invisible Episode

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/135

  • COPYRIGHT PREEMPTS RIGHT OF PUBLICITY IN STERN LAWSUIT
  • ANOTHER SCOTUS DECISION POTENTIALLY THREATENS STATUTORY COPYRIGHT DAMAGES
  • NEW SCOTUS RULING: SCHOOL DISCIPLINE FOR SOME  OFF-CAMPUS STUDENT SPEECH UNCONSTITUTIONAL
  • NCAA RELEASES DECISION REGARDING COLLEGE ATHLETES
  • SACHA BARON COHEN WINS ONE FIGHT, STARTS ANOTHER
  • ANOTHER OFFICER TRIES TO USE COPYRIGHT TO STOP RECORDINGS
  • LA COUNTY COURT TRIES TO MISUSE COPYRIGHT TO TAKE DOWN RECORDINGS
  • INVISIBLE SCULPTURE SPARKS LITIGATION THREAT

Murderers, Monster, and the Game of Life

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/134

  • FOLLOW-UP: COX FILES APPEAL of $1B Verdict
  • QUICK TAKE: COPYRIGHT OFFICE MEMO ON MUSIC MODERNIZATION ACT
  • DRAKE AND SHANIA TWAIN PUSH TO CHANGE CANADIAN COPYRIGHT LAW
  • MOTION TO DISMISS DENIED IN NETFLIX MURDERER LAWSUIT
  • FOLLOW-UP: LIFETIME WINS DUE TO FICTIONALIZED STORY OF MURDERER
  • FOLLOW-UP: LADY SUES BASED ON PORNOGRAPHY FILMING AT VACATION RENTAL AND INCLUDING HER ART
  • FOLLOW-UP PHOTOGRAPHER SUES UNIVERSITY CLAIMING TAKING
  • FOLLOW-UP: OH THE PLACES YOU’LL BOLDLY GO DENIED CERT
  • RAPTORS WIN TRADEMARK dispute  WITH MONSTER ENERGY
  • GAME OF LIFE, WAS IT A WORK MADE FOR HIRE? 

Google’s Fair Use, Warhol’s isn’t… or is it?

Google’s Fair Use, Warhol’s isn’t… or is it?

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/132 GOOGLE PREVAILS OVER ORACLE ANDY WARHOL ESTATE THWARTED IN APPEALS COURT IN THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SECOND CIRCUIT… Continue Reading

Non-Fungible What?

Non-Fungible What?

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/131 NEW YORK STATE TRIAL-LEVEL COURT ELABORATES CHANGES IN STATE LAW CONCERNING DEFAMATION REDBUBBLE HELD LIABLE FOR TRADEMARK INFRINGEMENT BY 6TH CIRCUIT  … Continue Reading

New Copyright Regs, Compendium, and More

New Copyright Regs, Compendium, and More

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/130 NEW COMPENDIUM COMING THIS MONTH BEVERLY HILLS POLICE OFFICER USES COPYRIGHT TO AVOID LIVE STREAMING SCOTUS DENIES CERT TO JACK DANIELS AND… Continue Reading

New Year, New Laws.

New Year, New Laws.

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/129 LIEBOWITZ LAWSUIT  OVER $15.00 IN REVENUE DEFEATED IN FAIR USE OH THE PLACES WE’LL BOLDLY GO –  REVERSED EN BANC $1B DAMAGES… Continue Reading

2020 Year in Review

2020 Year in Review

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/128 AGREEMENT REACHED OVER STREAMING THEATER PERFORMANCES PLATFORM LIABLE FOR USER COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT DUE TO FAILURE TO PAY $6.00. NETFLIX SCORES EARLY WIN… Continue Reading

The Gratitude Episode

The Gratitude Episode

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/127 5 Points VARA DISPUTE DENIED CERT (TWO SENTENCES)  TERRENCE HOWARD SUES EMPIRE STUDIO FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT* *BUT REALLY IT’S A SORT… Continue Reading

In Memory of RBG

In Memory of RBG

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/126 RBG IN MEMORIAM STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN LAWSUIT DENIED CERT SPINAL TAP SETTLES. (One-sentence aside) SPINAL TAP SETTLES. (One-sentence aside) SAG-AFTRA FILES JURISDICTIONAL… Continue Reading

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