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You Can’t Copyright the Law

You Can’t Copyright the Law

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/121

  • SUPREME COURT: GEORGIA v PUBLIC RESOURCE, Inc. Public Resource WINS, NO ONE CAN COPYRIGHT THE LAW
  • BLACKBEARD POSTMORTEM – SENATE APPROACHING NEW LITIGATION EFFORTS
  • NEW YORK DISTRICT CASE DISMISSES GRAFFITI ARTIST CLAIM
  • SUPREME COURT: WILLFULNESS NOT NEEDED FOR DISGORGEMENT
  • SECOND CIRCUIT LIMITS COPYRIGHT DAMAGES TO THREE YEARS PRIOR TO SUIT
  • EVERLY V. EVERLY
  • UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SIXTH CIRCUIT
  • QUINCY JONES VICTORY WIPED OUT BY APPELLATE COURT
  • WRITER’S GUILD LAWSUIT FAILS TO MOVE FORWARD
  • NIKE WINS HANDILY IN COPYRIGHT LAWSUIT
  • WARNER BROTHERS LOSES DUMBLEDORE URL
  • JERRY SEINFELD WINS COMEDIANS IN CARS LAWSUIT IN APPEALS
  • COURT DEEMS THERE IS NO REPORTER’S PRIVILEGE IN RETRACTING STORIES
April Quarantine Edition

April Quarantine Edition

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/120

  • RIAA SUED OVER SONGS IT DIDN’T HAVE RIGHTS TO (WOOPS! WE DIDN’T OWN THAT)
  • YES NBA2K, YOU CAN USE THAT TATTOO 
  • YES, ACTIVISION CAN USE THE HUMVEES IN THEIR GAMES
  • SUBLICENSE SECTION
  • FIRST CIRCUIT RECOGNIZES SUBLICENSES FOR COPYRIGHT WITH LIGHTBULBS 
  • INSTAGRAM WINS LICENSING (PRACTICE POINTER)
  • BURBANK SHOW CHOIR PREVAILS ON FAIR USE IN 9TH CIRCUIT
  • SCOTUS RULES THAT BUT-FOR CAUSATION REQUIRED FOR CONTRACT DISCRIMINATION
  • ROBIN WILLIAMS CHANNEL: DOES IT VIOLATE HIS WISHES?
  • What’s Up with John Krasinski and his SGN TRADEMARK APP?
  • Free Speech Round Up Quick Take:
  • Alex Jones Loses Appeal
  • Coal Executive moves forward on his lawsuit
  • Judge Cites Acosta when Ruling Against Trump
  • Washington group sues Fox News for COVID-19 Coverage 
  • COVID-19 LIGHTNING ROUND
  • Stub hub sued for changing refund policy.
  • COPYRIGHT OFFICE COVID-19 GUIDANCE
Blackbeard’s Revenge!

Blackbeard’s Revenge!

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/119

  • BREAKING: STATES CANNOT BE SUED FOR COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT- YES NORTH CAROLINA, YOU CAN BE A PIRATE.
  • THIS LAND IS YOUR LAND – Court declines to rule on Public Domain Status
  • PELOTON SETTLES AND DISMISSES COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT
  • LED ZEPPELIN WINS ON APPELLATE: INVERSE RATIO DEAD
  • UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT
  • KATY PERRY VERDICT WIPED OUT
  • DISNEY WINS INSIDE OUT CASE BY “MOODSTERS” CREATOR
  • BILLIONS CLAIMS DISMISSED (FOLLOW-UP) 
  • PRODUCTION COMPANY FOR SHIPBOARD REALITY SHOW NOT LIABLE FOR CREWMAN’S INJURY
  • FIFTH CIRCUIT SETS CLEAR START-LINE FOR STATUTORY DAMAGES
  • ADULT ENTERTAINMENT SITE SUED DUE TO ADA 
  • ELECTION YEAR RUNDOWN: FEEL THE BERN EDITION (BY POPULAR REQUEST @MENDEZMUSIC)
  • NEW FEE SCHEDULE HERE FOR COPYRIGHT OFFICE 
  • Tamera’s guest appearance on The State Bar of Texas podcast
Live from Dallas

Live from Dallas

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/118 Repeat COPYRIGHT plaintiff (Richard Bell Indianapolis Skyline Photo) SHUT DOWN WITH ISSUE PRECLUSION PERRY AMICUS BRIEF FILED BY 15 MUSICOLOGISTS LAWYER COPYRIGHTS… Continue Reading

A Billion Dollars

A Billion Dollars

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/117 WIPO opens consultation on the copyright questions raised by creative AI | Complete Music Update Labels & Publishers Win $1 Billion Piracy… Continue Reading

2019 Year in Review

2019 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/116 BREAKING NEWS:  December 18, 2019 – Maria Strong Is Named Acting Register of Copyrights PSA: NOTICE OF INQUIRY AS TO WHAT DEFINES “PUBLICATION… Continue Reading

Shiver me Timbers

Shiver me Timbers

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/115 CONSENT DECREES SET TO EXPIRE CASE ACT PASSES HOUSE FLOOR FOLLOW-UP LIGHTNING ROUND JOHNNY DEPP SETTLES-A CAUTIONARY TALE FOR LAWYERS TAYLOR SWIFT… Continue Reading

Oldies and Goodies

Oldies and Goodies

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/114 California Governor signs two controversial bills affecting entertainment and sports BILLIONS LAWSUIT BEATEN BY SHOWTIME  ORAL ARGUMENTS HELD in LED ZEPPELIN STAIRWAY… Continue Reading

It’s Criminal, I Tell Ya!

It’s Criminal, I Tell Ya!

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/113 Yamashita v. Scholastic Inc., No. 17-1957 (2d Cir. 2019) Illegal Streaming Services Prompt Multiple Indictments (Conspiracy -– Criminal Copyright)  Barack Obama’s Production Company Runs… Continue Reading

Dark Horses, Study Guides & Supertitles

Dark Horses, Study Guides & Supertitles

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/112 Here’s what we talked about.. KATY PERRY LOSES DARK HORSE CASE  Gigi Hadid beats Instagram copyright lawsuit  Narkiewicz-Laine v. Doyle (Stored Artwork… Continue Reading

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