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  Welcome to this episode of Entertainment Law Update. SHOW NOTES Repeat COPYRIGHT plaintiff (Richard Bell Indianapolis Skyline Photo) SHUT DOWN WITH ISSUE PRECLUSION Copyright Troll Smacked Down by Oregon Court Following Indiana Jury Verdict PERRY AMICUS BRIEF FILED BY 15 MUSICOLOGISTS  Katy Perry Receives Overwhelming Support From 15 Musicologists After $2.8 Million Copyright Infringement Ruling LAWYER COPYRIGHTS EVERY MELODY KNOWN TO MAN TO PROVE A POINT  Ted Talk – Damien Riehl  Every Possible Melody Has Been Copyrighted, Stored On A Single Hard Drive ED SHEERAN ORDERED TO REVEAL CONCERT INCOME IN  COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT CASE https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6657006-Order-Re-Motion-to-Compel-SAS-v-Sheeran.html (ORDER) https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/ed-sheeran-ordered-disclose-concert-income-copyright-lawsuit-1270095 DRAKE WINS FAIR USE CASE IN APPELLATE COURT https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/appeals-court-gives-drake-a-fair-use-win-sampling-case-1275735 https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6760148-Cash.html (Decision) FIVE POINTZ APPELLATE COURT AFFIRMS PRIOR DECISION https://law.justia.com/cases/federal/appellate-courts/ca2/18-498/18-498-2020-02-20.html?utm_source=summary-newsletters&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=2020-02-21-intellectual-property-ad9c1f1ad8&utm_content=text-case-title-1 https://www.tbennettlaw.com/createprotect/2018/4/27/how-does-vara-protects-artists-and-building-owners IT WOULDN’T BE AN ELECTION YEAR WITHOUT A FEW CLAIMS OF INFRINGEMENT https://altlegal.us9.list-manage.com/track/click?u=7f56d5ba1542bd9da9e898300&id=5074b81d25&e=c6b7edbf23 https://www.tbennettlaw.com/createprotect/2015/10/28/music-in-political-campaigns-what-licenses-do-i-need https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/rep-steve-king-threatened-lawsuit-use-success-kid-meme-1273866 PODCASTING LAW SECTION TULSI GABBARD SUES HILLARY OVER “RUSSIAN ASSET” COMMENT  https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/tulsi-gabbard-sues-hillary-clinton-russia-comments-1272158 https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20200124/12051343795/as-tulsi-gabbards-silly-attention-seeking-lawsuit-against-google-falters-she-files-equally-silly-lawsuit-against-hillary-clinton.shtml https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/6671064/Tulsi-HRC-2020-01-22-Complaint-Filed.pdf (the Complaint)  The post Live from Dallas appeared first on Entertainment Law Update.
  Welcome to this episode of Entertainment Law Update. SHOW NOTES WIPO opens consultation on the copyright questions raised by creative AI | Complete Music Update  WIPO opens consultation on the copyright questions raised by creative AI https://www.natlawreview.com/article/does-ai-generated-work-give-rise-to-copyright-claim Labels & Publishers Win $1 Billion Piracy Lawsuit Against Cox Communications https://www.billboard.com/articles/business/legal-and-management/8546842/cox-1-billion-piracy-lawsuit-labels-publishers On our show notes, We’ve got an image of the Jury Verdict Form   The Cox $1 Billion Copyright Damage Award is Not as Big as You Think The Cox $1 Billion Copyright Damage Award is Not as Big as You Think Compare: BMG v Cox (2015) Court of Appeals Denies DMCA Safe Harbor in Landmark Copyright Case https://jolt.law.harvard.edu/digest/bmg-v-cox-court-of-appeals-denies-dmca-safe-harbor-in-landmark-copyright-case Kanye West, EMI Back in Court After Failing to Finalize Settlement https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/kanye-west-emi-unable-finalize-settlement-1264876 Alex Jones and InfoWars Ordered to pay $126 k in Legal Fees for Failing to Obey Court Order  https://www.thewrap.com/alex-jones-and-infowars-ordered-to-pay-100000-in-legal-fees-from-sandy-hook-defamation-case/ ROLLING STONES: WHAT JUST HAPPENED?  https://www.theverge.com/2020/1/2/21046855/youtube-abkco-music-records-rolling-stones-european-union-copyright-rarities Operative Date for Public Domain is Moving Forward https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/akwd7b/best-of-public-domain-day-2020 (find better article(s) for this) https://web.law.duke.edu/cspd/publicdomainday/2020/ “Grapes of Wrath” Movie Adaptation Dispute Headed to Supreme Court https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/grapes-wrath-movie-adaptation-dispute-headed-supreme-court-1266130 https://www.supremecourt.gov/DocketPDF/19/19A737/127348/20200102163903405_Steinbeck%20Motion%20for%20an%20Extension%20to%20File%20a%20Cert%20Petition%20Final%20Signed.pdf Disney Calls Unauthorized Merch Sales by Fans Copyright Infringement https://insidethemagic.net/2019/12/unauthorized-baby-yoda-merch-ba1/ https://insidethemagic.net/2020/01/more-baby-yoda-merchandise-coming-soon-ba1/ https://www.vulture.com/2019/12/baby-yoda-plush-disney.html https://www.vulture.com/2019/11/official-baby-yoda-merchandise-revealed-by-disney.html https://www.bbc.com/news/business-50545583 (Related point) The post A Billion Dollars appeared first on Entertainment Law Update.
  Welcome to this episode of Entertainment Law Update. SHOW NOTES BREAKING NEWS:  December 18, 2019 – Maria Strong Is Named Acting Register of Copyrights PSA: NOTICE OF INQUIRY AS TO WHAT DEFINES “PUBLICATION  https://www.regulations.gov/document?D=COLC_FRDOC_0001-0116 PRACTICE POINTER: KATY PERRY DARK HORSE PREJUDGEMENT INTEREST BALLOONS DAMAGES  Katy Perry’s Legal Nightmare Continues — ‘Dark Horse’ Damages Swell Beyond Initial $2.79 Million Verdict FOLLOW-UP:  PACQUIAO WINS AGAINST FANS OVER DISAPPOINTING FIGHT. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/mayweather-pacquiao-knock-fans-suits-fight-century-1257577 FOLLOW-UP:  MARC JACOBS/NIRVANA SMILEY FACE LOGO T-SHIRT DISPUTE  https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/marc-jacobs-countersues-nirvana-smiley-face-design-1258256 https://www.forbes.com/sites/legalentertainment/2019/11/27/nirvanas-happy-face-logo-who-owns-it-the-bands-marc-jacobs-lawsuit-raises-questions/#4a109c046163 COCA-COLA LOSES INITIAL TRIAL IN ‘RIGHT OF PUBLICITY’ BRAWL OVER USE OF JUICE SELLER’S IMAGE  https://blog.cvn.com/coca-cola-loses-initial-trial-in-right-of-publicity-brawl-over-use-of-juice-sellers-image https://cdn2.hubspot.net/hubfs/442422/Hansen-Coke%20ruling.pdf (RULING HERE) https://blog.cvn.com/coca-cola-battles-juice-sellers-grandchildren-at-trial-over-right-of-publicity http://www.hansens.com/about SMOKING GUN IN LYRIC COPYRIGHT DISPUTE  Lyrics Site Genius Is Suing Google, LyricFind For $50M https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/genius-says-it-caught-google-lyricfind-redhanded-stealing-lyrics-400m-suit-1259383 PETE DAVIDSON NDA DISCUSSION https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/pete-davidsons-stand-up-nda-may-be-effective-deterrent-it-wont-hold-up-court-1259154 LAWMAKERS CONCERNS WITH NEW COPYRIGHT LAW RESTATEMENTS  https://www.billboard.com/articles/business/8545498/lawmakers-american-law-institute-copyright-restatements YEAR IN REVIEW 4th Estate – Registration must be completed  before filing – Episode 105, 107  Stairway to Heaven – Episode 114  Led Zeppelin’s ‘Stairway to Heaven’ Goes to Court (Again) on Monday https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/judges-unsure-stairway-heaven-copyright-dispute-needs-new-trial-1242823 https://variety.com/2019/biz/news/stairway-to-heaven-copyright-case-9th-circuit-1203346055/ All You Need to Know About Led Zeppelin’s ‘Stairway to Heaven’ Case A.B. #5 – Episode 114  Graffiti Art afforded equal copyright protection  (A perennial favorite) (Episode 113) Blackbeard’s Queen Anne’s Revenge/Public Resource Org Cases given Cert Episode 99, 111, 115 Fortnite Dance – Episode 107 https://www.polygon.com/2019/12/9/21003208/epic-games-fortnite-dancing-pumpkin-man-pump-it-up-lawsuit Music Streaming Services Litigation after enactment of the Music Modernization Act & Music Modernization Act in general – (Episode 104, 105, 112, 115)  Implementation of the Music Modernization Act in 2019 and 2020 F.U.C.T. SCOTUS decision Iancu v. Brunetti  – Special Episode on June 27, 2019 Coming in 2020  Scotus to Rule on: Allen v. Cooper Comcast Corp. v. National Association of African American-Owned Media Georgia v. Public.Resource.Org Inc. Google LLC v. Oracle America Inc. U.S. Patent and Trademark Office v. Booking.com B.V., No. 19-46 The post 2019 Year in Review appeared first on Entertainment Law Update.
  Welcome to this episode of Entertainment Law Update. SHOW NOTES CONSENT DECREES SET TO EXPIRE https://www.wsj.com/articles/justice-department-to-terminate-longstanding-legal-rules-for-movie-distribution-11574110393?emailToken=5868d78de9dcb2316f82d922d3617ec4f+FTJRpIqb6MGq0Y4f59BtZsz0Sa6mGF4swrW3JKCx4eEKH66B5AYywk7u7aKxyCBJrmhTbHDpNTsY+Vrr4S+XXlWTxEZk1FPhY4UtN5OhYyZjdM8m/RFxLZ1EcqnmImXvZ/oo5OccbDyG2n1aA7qw%3D%3D&reflink=article_copyURL_share https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/justice-department-moves-terminate-paramount-consent-decrees-1255858 CASE ACT PASSES HOUSE FLOOR  https://www.c-span.org/video/?c4824167/case-act-debate https://www.billboard.com/articles/business/legal-and-management/8539998/case-act-passes-us-house-representatives http://georgemasonlawreview.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/26-1_3-Aistars.pdf And, Sen Wyden-s Secret Hold https://www.entmedialaw.com/edition/daily-outsourcing-ipo-2019-10-29?open-article-id=11892739&article-title=a-sad-state-of-affairs–senator-wyden-s-secret-hold-on-case-act-comes-to-light&blog-domain=musictechpolicy.com&blog-title=music-technology-policy FOLLOW-UP LIGHTNING ROUND JOHNNY DEPP SETTLES-A CAUTIONARY TALE FOR LAWYERS https://www.forbes.com/sites/legalentertainment/2019/10/31/johnny-depp-settles-lawsuit-with-former-attorney-jake-bloom-for-8-figure-amount/#72ab1e537d4a TAYLOR SWIFT SHAKE IT OFF LAWSUIT CONTINUES AFTER APPELLATE REVIVAL https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/copyright-suit-targeting-taylor-swifts-shake-it-revived-by-appeals-court-1250545 FOLLOW-UP: MARC JACOBS CANT’ DODGE NIRVANA’S LAWSUIT https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/marc-jacobs-cant-evade-nirvanas-lawsuit-heaven-t-shirt-1254762 FOLLOW-UP: REDBOX GIVES UP AGAINST DISNEY DOWNLOAD CODES  https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/redbox-agrees-never-again-sell-disneys-movie-download-codes-1255134 FOLLOW-UP: NETFLIX WINS NARCOS CASE AGAINST JOURNALIST  https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/netflix-finally-beats-journalists-copyright-suit-narcos-1253504 2020: THE YEAR OF THE DEFAMATION CASE  COVINGTON TEEN’S DEFAMATION LAWSUIT CONTINUES https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/federal-judge-reinstates-libel-lawsuit-filed-by-covington-catholic-teen-against-washington-post/2019/10/28/30155c52-f9ae-11e9-ac8c-8eced29ca6ef_story.html JOY REED WINS HER MAGA DEFAMATION LAWSUIT  https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/heres-maga-libel-dispute-worth-everyones-attention-no-not-covington-teen-1251092 CNN, ROLLING STONE AND HUFFINGTON POST-JOE ARPAIO (NOT A FELON, BUT SAYING HE WAS ISN’T DEFAMATION) https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/cnn-huffpo-rolling-stone-beat-joe-arpaio-libel-lawsuit-1251504 PSA SECTION:  PSA: UNCLAIMED ROYALTIES SYMPOSIUM  (FOR DC AREA COLLEAGUES) https://www.copyright.gov/policy/unclaimed-royalties/?loclr=eanco PSA: USPTO WARNS LAWYERS TO  SAFEGUARD AGAINST IMPROPER USE OF IDENTITY https://www.uspto.gov/about-us/news-updates/safeguarding-attorney-information-improper-use-trademark-filings?utm_campaign=subscriptioncenter&utm_content=&utm_medium=email&utm_name=&utm_source=govdelivery&utm_term= PSA: ARBITRATORS HAVE TO DISCLOSE PRIOR RELATIONSHIPS (ENERGY DRINK LAWSUIT HAS IMPACT ON ENTERTAINMENT ARBITRATION) https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/how-a-dispute-energy-drinks-may-disrupt-entertainment-industry-1249390?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=THR%27s%20Today%20in%20Entertainment_now_2019-10-23%2007:06:52_aweprin&utm_term=hollywoodreporter_tie UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT MUSIC MODERNIZATION ACT THREATENS FLO AND EDDIE LAWSUIT AGAINST PANDORA. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/appeals-court-gives-pandora-new-hope-escaping-class-action-pre-1972-recordings-1248555 REMINDER: THE PUBLIC DOMAIN CASES HAVE BEEN GRANTED CERT(GEORGIA PUBLIC RESOURCE.ORG) Georgia v. Public.Resource.Org Inc. https://www.cato.org/blog/you-cant-copyright-law Allen v. Cooper QUEEN ANNE’S REVENGE  https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2019/11/05/legendary-pirate-blackbeards-shipwreck-sails-supreme-court/4166346002/ https://www.wsj.com/articles/yo-ho-ho-justices-ponders-rights-to-blackbeard-ship-salvage-images-11572992004?emailToken=b4e886de514fe9f3b42857fd8474e3adp/nEbqbABWjvx/m+ebLw4aXSZ0xArU/0OfM0jpBQF8uhhx1nf240csMI79x0ZtVaaHzTNN4bL0C40f/+4TWrqYjqc59t0uzR7nsOE6icXl01MbK65txxtEviNaTmTThh&reflink=article_email_share https://www.supremecourt.gov/oral_arguments/argument_transcripts/2019/18-877_6jfm.pdf https://qz.com/1740860/scotus-copyright-case-has-pirate-blackbeard-laughing-from-grave/ NCAA CLEARS WAY FOR ATHLETES TO MAKE MONEY OFF OF NAME AND LIKENESS https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/college/2019/10/29/ncaa-board-opens-door-athletes-use-name-image-and-likeness/2492383001/ https://www.wsj.com/articles/ncaa-clears-way-to-allow-athletes-to-be-compensated-11572372807?mod=mhp https://www.theindianalawyer.com/articles/ncaa-board-approves-athlete-compensation-for-image-likeness INFLUENCER GUIDELINES UPDATED (TIE INTO NCAA)  https://www.thefashionlaw.com/home/the-federal-trade-commission-just-published-influencer-specific-guidance-on-endorsement-disclosures https://www.ftc.gov/tips-advice/business-center/guidance/disclosures-101-social-media-influencers https://www.wsj.com/articles/justice-department-to-terminate-longstanding-legal-rules-for-movie-distribution-11574110393?emailToken=5868d78de9dcb2316f82d922d3617ec4f+FTJRpIqb6MGq0Y4f59BtZsz0Sa6mGF4swrW3JKCx4eEKH66B5AYywk7u7aKxyCBJrmhTbHDpNTsY+Vrr4S+XXlWTxEZk1FPhY4UtN5OhYyZjdM8m/RFxLZ1EcqnmImXvZ/oo5OccbDyG2n1aA7qw%3D%3D&reflink=article_copyURL_share https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/justice-department-moves-terminate-paramount-consent-decrees-1255858 The post Shiver Me Timbers appeared first on Entertainment Law Update.
Welcome to this episode of Entertainment Law Update. SHOW NOTES California Governor signs two controversial bills affecting entertainment and sports https://www.npr.org/2019/09/30/765700141/california-governor-signs-bill-allowing-college-athletes-to-profit-from-endorsem BILLIONS LAWSUIT BEATEN BY SHOWTIME  https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/showtime-beats-billions-lawsuit-1245844 ORAL ARGUMENTS HELD in LED ZEPPELIN STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN CASE Led Zeppelin’s ‘Stairway to Heaven’ Goes to Court (Again) on Monday https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/judges-unsure-stairway-heaven-copyright-dispute-needs-new-trial-1242823 Led Zeppelin’s ‘Stairway to Heaven’ Copyright Case Argued at 9th Circuit PARKER V. WINWOOD “Gimme Some Lovin’” 51-years later… (lack of admissible evidence of copying) https://law.justia.com/cases/federal/appellate-courts/ca6/18-5305/18-5305-2019-09-17.html?utm_source=summary-newsletters&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=2019-09-18-us-court-of-appeals-for-the-sixth-circuit-52f7c13a80&utm_content=text-case-read-more-1 Ain’t That A Lot of Love Gimme Some Lovin’ Jerry Seinfeld wins COMEDIANS IN CARS AUTHORSHIP LAWSUIT DUE TO STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS  https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/jerry-seinfeld-beats-lawsuit-claiming-he-stole-comedians-cars-1244276?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=THR%27s%20Today%20in%20Entertainment_now_2019-10-01%2007:05:23_aweprin&utm_term=hollywoodreporter_tie E*TRADE BEATS LAWSUIT CLAIMING IT STOLE PERSONA  of Instagram’s coolest man http://www.thefashionlaw.com/home/etrade-beat-the-copyright-false-designation-case-filed-against-it-by-instagrams-coolest-man Gilda Radner documentary producer’s COPYRIGHT LAWSUIT DEFEATED BY LACK OF REGISTRATION(The Plaintiff didn’t have the tapes anymore.) https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/cnn-beats-journalists-copyright-suit-gilda-radner-documentary-1240286 Goodbye, Gilda Radner US Judge Tosses French Court’s $2.2MM Picasso Judgment over photos https://www.artsy.net/news/artsy-editorial-judge-struck-french-courts-22-ruling-copyright-dispute-picasso-photos https://www.courthousenews.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Picasso-ruling.pdf Indianapolis Photographer/Lawyer RICHARD BELL’S LAWSUIT THROWN OUT JURY SAID NO TO QUESTION OF AUTHORSHIP https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20190927/20021543086/copyright-troll-loses-jury-trial-which-might-lead-to-him-paying-legal-fees-multiple-lawsuits.shtml https://www.indystar.com/story/news/2019/09/27/copyright-case-man-doesnt-own-indianapolis-skyline-photo-jury-finds/3778000002/ http://www.abajournal.com/news/article/jury-finds-lawyer-doesnt-own-skyline-photo-after-he-sued-for-infringement-in-multiple-cases IT’S ELECTION SEASON AND Nickelback SUCCESSFULLY stops Trump’s use of song/video https://www.bustle.com/p/donald-trumps-nickelback-tweet-was-removed-for-copyright-violation-18846005 The post Oldies and Goodies appeared first on Entertainment Law Update.
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