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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

A troubling trend in Shopping Agreements.

Recently, I’ve started seeing a dangerous trend in so-called “shopping agreements”. The first few of these came up in deals between podcasters and networks or production services, but I’ve also encountered the problem with TV producer/writer deals.  What’s odd is that, while they seem innocuous, these deals really don’t serve either of the parties very… Continue Reading

Justice Breyer’s copyright legacy, legacy artists, and more.

Justice Breyer’s copyright legacy, legacy artists, 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/142 LADY A TRADEMARK DISPUTE SETTLES (QUICK TAKE) INSTAGRAM SERVER-TEST SUIT (Hunley v. Instagram) DISMISSED WITHOUT LEAVE TO AMEND CARDI B WINS DEFAMATION… 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

2021 Year end roundup

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/140 COMEDY REMOVED FROM SPOTIFY IS NO LAUGHING MATTER MIRAMAX WINS OVER PULP FICTION POSTER MEGAN MARKLE WINS AGAINST BRITISH TABLOID ON RIGHT… 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

Got a Copycat? – Entertainment Law Asked & Answered

VIDEO: https://firemark.com TRANSCRIPT: Got a copycat? What  you can do to stop them. Hi, I’m attorney Gordon Firemark, and this is Asked and Answered, where I answer your entertainment law questions, to help you take your career and business to the next level. So, you’ve been making great online content,  It’s getting views, listens, downloads,… Continue Reading

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