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Tattoos, Warhol and Police Parodies

Tattoos, Warhol and Police Parodies

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/150

  • In Memoriam:  Marybeth Peters
  • MELENDEZ V. SIRIUS XM
  • TATTOO CORNER
  • TATTOO ARTIST WINS VS TAKE2 
  • CARDI B WINS LITIGATION REGARDING HER TATTOO
  • ROY MOORE WINS DEFAMATION VERDICT DESPITE ABSENCE OF SHOWING OF ACTUAL MALICE
  • SUPREME COURT HEARS ARGUMENTS ON FAIR USE/TRANSFORMATIVENESS IN AWF V. GOLDSMITH
  • POLICE DEPARTMENT FACEBOOK COMMENTS BATTLE.
  • THE ONION WEIGHS IN ON PETITION FOR CERT IN POLICE PARODY CLAIM
  • New deadline to respond to office actions for applications
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 WINS IN 11TH CIRCUIT AND LOSES AT 5TH
  • GIBSON GUITAR WINS TRADEMARK INFRINGEMENT CASE 
  • DEPP V. HEARD (RECAP CASE AND EXPLAIN DIFF BETWEEN THIS AND UK CASE)   
  • DISNEY PARTIALLY WINS ON MOVA LITIGATION
  • Paramount Hit With ‘Top Gun’ Copyright Lawsuit From Original Article Author’s Heirs
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 COORS (AND GETS SUED AGAIN)
  • CHER’s CASE TO PREVENT TERMINATION OF TRANSFER UNDER DIVORCE SETTLEMENT SURVIVES MOTION TO DISMISS 
  • ONE JUDGE BARS MULTIPLE ISPS FROM PERMITTING ACCESS TO PIRATE SITES
  • PERETTI V. AUTHENTIC SONG RIGHTS TERMINATION CASE DEMONSTRATES NEED FOR ESTATE PLANNING (PRACTICE POINTER) 
  • RIGHT OF PUBLICITY CASE AGAINST FACEBOOK PROCEEDS
  • SCHOOL DIDN’T INFRINGE BY TWEETING AN AUTHOR QUOTE
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

January 2022

January 2022

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/141 PUBLIC DOMAIN DAY 2022 EMERGING SPLIT OF AUTHORITY REGARDING ORIGINALITY DETERMINATIONS DISNEY STILL HAS TO LITIGATE OVER ORIGINALITY OF JACK SPARROW THE … 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/139 ASTROWORLD LITIGATION RUST FOLLOW-UP PLAY LIKE A CHAMPION TODAY TRADEMARK RIGHTS TAYLOR SWIFT RE-RELEASED ALBUM-CONTRACTS PIVOT AS A RESULT LE TIGRE/BARRY MANN… Continue Reading

Podcast Episode:  Things that go BOMP! in the night.

Podcast Episode: Things that go BOMP! in the night.

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/138 HORROR V. MILLER-FRIDAY THE 13TH GETS SECOND CIRCUIT DECISION AFFIRMING 203 BY AUTHOR MARVEL-OUS THINGS ON THE HORIZON THE WEEKND PREVAILS ON… Continue Reading

Unhappy Together

Unhappy Together

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/137 CALIFORNIA PAY TO PLAY ACT EFFECTIVE THIS MONTH  STATE SOVEREIGN IMMUNITY CORNER BLACKBEARD FILMMAKER SETS SAIL WITH NEW CLAIMS ALLEGING TAKINGS INSTEAD… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

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

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