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Category Archives: Law and Video Podcast

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 Lawsuit Against Cox Communications
  • Kanye West, EMI Back in Court After Failing to Finalize Settlement
  • Alex Jones and InfoWars Ordered to pay $126 k in Legal Fees for Failing to Obey Court Order 
  • ROLLING STONES: WHAT JUST HAPPENED? 
  • Operative Date for Public Domain is Moving Forward
  • “Grapes of Wrath” Movie Adaptation Dispute Headed to Supreme Court
  • Disney Calls Unauthorized Merch Sales by Fans Copyright Infringement

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 TO HEAVEN CASE
  • PARKER V. WINWOOD “Gimme Some Lovin’” 51-years later… (lack of admissible evidence of copying)
  • Jerry Seinfeld wins COMEDIANS IN CARS AUTHORSHIP LAWSUIT DUE TO STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS
  • E*TRADE BEATS LAWSUIT CLAIMING IT STOLE PERSONA  of Instagram’s coolest man
  • Gilda Radner documentary producer's Copyright Lawsuit defeated by lack of registration (The plaintiff didn't have the tapes anymore.)
  • US Judge Tosses French Court’s $2.2MM Picasso Judgment over photos
  • Indianapolis Photographer/Lawyer RICHARD BELL’S LAWSUIT THROWN OUT JURY SAID NO TO QUESTION OF AUTHORSHIP
  • IT’S ELECTION SEASON AND Nickelback SUCCESSFULLY stops Trump’s use of song/video

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 Into a Trademark Problem | Hollywood Reporter
  • Ariana Grande Sues Forever 21 for Using a “Look-Alike Model” on Social Media
  • ‘WHATEVS’: St. Louis brewery fires back after French firm’s trademark threat 
  • ‘Friday the 13th’ Writer Ridicules Notion That Winning Back Rights Means WGA’s Demise 
  • MERCEDES ROLLS PAST MOTION TO DISMISS 
  • CALIFORNIA SAYS STUDENT ATHLETES CAN PROFIT FROM THEIR NAMES AND LIKENESS
  • CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE PASSES AB5 GIG-WORK BILL 
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

Special Episode: Iancu v. Brunetti (USSC deals with FUCT trademark)

Special Episode: Iancu v. Brunetti (USSC deals with FUCT trademark)

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 http://entertainmentlawupdate.com/FUCT Here’s what we talked about.. Iancau v. Brunetti-SCOTUS 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 http://entertainmentlawupdate.com/109. Here’s what we talked about.. MORAL RIGHTS (quick) FOURTH CIRCUIT SAYS FAIR USE ISN’T TO PROTECT LAZY APPROPRIATORS ANTI-TRUST AS A DEFENSE… Continue Reading

Ten Years and Going Strong!

Ten Years and Going Strong!

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 http://entertainmentlawupdate.com/108. Here’s what we talked about.. EMAIL FROM PREVIOUS CONTRIBUTOR Jessica Leano: PINKERTONS DROP SUIT ARTICLE 11 AND 13 GET APPROVED IN THE… Continue Reading

Motorcycles, Satanic Sculptures, and Girl Scouts, Oh My!

Motorcycles, Satanic Sculptures, and Girl Scouts, Oh My!

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 http://entertainmentlawupdate.com/103. Here’s what we talked about.. 9th CIRC. DENIES CBS A REHEARING in Pre ‘72 Recordings Case AMERICAN AIRLINES LOGO DENIED COPYRIGHT PROTECTION… Continue Reading

Music Modernization, Resale Royalties and more

Music Modernization, Resale Royalties 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 http://entertainmentlawupdate.com/102. Here’s what we talked about.. MUSIC MODERNIZATION ACT – Summary Overview THE AMERICAN ROYALTIES TOO ACT OF 2018  CALIFORNIA ENACTS STRONGEST NET… Continue Reading

Is that THE big “O”?

Is that THE big “O”?

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 http://entertainmentlawupdate.com/101. Here’s what we talked about.. Olivia DeHaviland Update – California Supreme Court refuses to revive, so she’s takin’ it to the USSC… Continue Reading

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