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  • Week In Review
    By Chantelle A. Gyamfi Edited by Elissa D. Hecker Below, for your browsing convenience, the categories are divided into: Entertainment, Arts, Sports, Media, and General News, including caronavirus information: ENTERTAINMENT Lizzo Countersued Over "Truth Hurts" The authorship of the hit song "Truth Hurts" became one of the industry's most closely ... Read More
    Source: NYSBARPublished on 2020-03-12By Elissa D. Hecker, EASL Blog Coordinator
  • New issue of Music & Copyright with Canada country report
    The latest issue of Music & Copyright is now available for subscribers to download. Here are some of the highlights. Brands partnering with music specialists to get closer to consumers Brands have long relied on music to get closer to consumers and are always looking to refine their strategies to ... Read More
    Source: Justia All BlogsPublished on 2020-03-11By musicandcopyright
  • Google’s Charm Offensive Comes to Senate IP Subcommittee
    [This is a version of a letter I sent to the Senate Subcommittee on Intellectual Property today to call attention to various discrepancies in the proposed witness list, especially the presence of the Pirate Party at a hearing at the world’s greatest deliberative body.  And typically, Julia Reda never disclosed ... Read More
    Source: Justia All BlogsPublished on 2020-03-11By Chris Castle
  • Chen on Free Speech, Rational Deliberation, and some Truths about Lies @SturmCOL
    Alan K. Chen, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, has published Free Speech, Rational Deliberation, and some Truths about Lies as University of Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 20-07. Here is the abstract. Could “fake news” have First ... Read More
    Source: Justia All BlogsPublished on 2020-03-11By Media Law Prof
  • Green on Candidate Privacy @WMLawSchool
    Rebecca Green, William & Mary Law School, is publishing Candidate Privacy in the Washington Law Review. Here is the abstract. In the United States, we have long accepted that candidates for public office who have voluntarily stepped into the public ... Read More
    Source: Justia All BlogsPublished on 2020-03-10By Media Law Prof
  • Turner on Limits to Terror Speech in the UK and USA @DrIanTurner
    Ian Turner, University of Central Lancashire Law School, has published Limits to Terror Speech in the UK and USA: Balancing Freedom of Expression With National Security at 2 Amicus Curiae 201 (2020). Here is the abstract. Article 10(1) of the ... Read More
    Source: Justia All BlogsPublished on 2020-03-10By Media Law Prof
  • Coronavirus: Are Spectator Bans the Worst Case Scenario for Brand Sponsors?
    On Wednesday, amid growing concern over the spread of  Coronavirus Disease 2019 (“COVID-19” or “coronavirus”), the Italian government announced that all sporting events in Italy will resume.  The catch?  They will all take place behind closed doors—no spectators will be allowed to attend for at least the next month. Italy, ... Read More
    Source: Justia All BlogsPublished on 2020-03-06By Brian Anderson, Brittany Walter and Genevieve Perez
  • Coronavirus And The Retail Industry: Pricing and Advertising Issues
    With the continuing spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (“COVID-19” or “coronavirus”), retailers are sure to face a number of issues that they can and should prepare for. The primary issues facing retailers will likely be supply chain issues, covered here (The Impact of Coronavirus on Supply Chain), and employment ... Read More
    Source: Justia All BlogsPublished on 2020-03-06By Jay Ramsey and Craig Cardon
  • Friday’s Endnotes – 03/06/20
    Welcome to the Era of Fake Products — “The rise of counterfeit goods and other phony products sold on the Internet has been swift—and it has largely gone unnoticed by many shoppers. But make no mistake: The problem is extensive. Most people don’t realize this, but the majority of listings ... Read More
    Source: Justia All BlogsPublished on 2020-03-06By Terry Hart
  • The Response of the Performing Arts to the World Premiere of the Coronavirus
    Let’s all step back and take a breath for moment. As you can imagine, the coronavirus has overrun (dare I say “infected?”) our office with an ever growing stream of cancellations based on force majeure and concerns from venues, presenters, agents, and artists around the world. As the situation has ... Read More
    Source: Justia All BlogsPublished on 2020-03-05By ggartslaw
  • Case Review: Castillo et al. v. G&M Realty L.P.
    By Louise Carron. February 20, 2020 will be known in legal art history as the day that street art was affirmed as “a major category of contemporary art.”[1] In Castillo v. G&M Realty L.P., which put an end to a 7-year long dispute over the whitewashing of the Long Island ... Read More
    Source: Justia All BlogsPublished on 2020-03-02By centerforartlaw
  • Week In Review
    By Angela Peco Edited by Elissa D. Hecker Below, for your browsing convenience, the categories are divided into: Entertainment, Arts, Sports, Media, and General News: Entertainment Weinstein Convicted of Rape and Sexual Assault A jury convicted Weinstein of two counts - criminal sexual assault in the first degree and ... Read More
    Source: NYSBARPublished on 2020-03-02By Elissa D. Hecker, EASL Blog Coordinator
  • MLC Metadata Showdown: What’s in a Name? Your money.
    There is an unsurprising discussion going on about song titles in the metadata deliberations regarding the regulations mandating the conduct of the Mechanical Licensing Collective quango.  The least surprising part of the discussion is that the services change song titles as it suits them. This explains why you can get ... Read More
    Source: Justia All BlogsPublished on 2020-03-02By Chris Castle
  • How to Be an Entertainment Lawyer in Texas – Interview with Attorney Tamera Bennett
    Texas music, trademark, and copyright lawyer Tamera Bennett joined Rocky Dhir on the February 27, 2020 episode of the State Bar of Texas Podcast.Tamera and Rocky discuss what it takes to build an Entertainment Law Practice outside of Nashville, LA, or New York City.Music lawyer Tamera Bennett shares her insights ... Read More
    Source: Justia All BlogsPublished on 2020-02-29By Tamera H. Bennett
  • Ginsburg on the Fair Use Factor Revisited: Valuing the "Value of the Copyrighted Work" @ColumbiaLaw
    Jane Ginsburg, Columbia Law School, is publishing Essay – Fair Use Factor Four Revisited: Valuing the ‘Value of the Copyrighted Work’ in the Journal of the Copyright Society of the USA (Spring 2020). Here is the abstract. Recent caselaw has ... Read More
    Source: Justia All BlogsPublished on 2020-02-28By Media Law Prof
  • 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 PRECLUSIONPERRY AMICUS BRIEF FILED BY ... Read More
    Source: Justia All BlogsPublished on 2020-02-28By Firemark Law Team
  • Friday’s Endnotes – 02/28/20
    Supreme Court’s case Oracle v. Google shows polarised views on copyright and fair use — Emmanuel Legrand surveys the over thirty amicus briefs filed in support of Oracle on the 19th. The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the case on March 24th to aid them in determining whether ... Read More
    Source: Justia All BlogsPublished on 2020-02-28By Terry Hart
  • Mirow on Legal Iconography and Painting Constitutional Law @fiulaw
    M. C. Mirow, Florida International University College of Law, is publishing Legal Iconography and Painting Constitutional Law in Painting Constitutional Law: Xavier Cortada's Images of Constitutional Rights (M.C. Mirow & Howard M. Wasserman, eds., Leiden: Brill, Forthcoming). Here is the ... Read More
    Source: Justia All BlogsPublished on 2020-02-26By Media Law Prof
  • New issue of Music & Copyright with China country report
    The latest issue of Music & Copyright is now available for subscribers to download. Here are some of the highlights. On-demand music subscription sector hits new milestones despite slowdown in overall growth The on-demand music subscription sector experienced a positive 2019, with several international and local services reporting solid operating ... Read More
    Source: Justia All BlogsPublished on 2020-02-26By musicandcopyright
  • Book Review: “Hitler’s Last Hostages” (2019)
    By Madhulika Murali. What do art and fascism have in common? More than one might think, as Mary M. Lane details in her thorough exploration of how art came to play a powerful role in the ideology and history of Nazi Germany. In her new non-fiction book entitled Hitler’s Last ... Read More
    Source: Justia All BlogsPublished on 2020-02-25By centerforartlaw
  • KingdomWorks Complaint
    Source: Justia All BlogsPublished on 2020-02-25By 500law
  • Ex-MLB Pitcher Plays Hardball with Houston Astros Over Cheating Scandal
    “Minute Maid Park” by clockwerks is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 After winning the 2017 World Series, its first in franchise history, the Houston Astros were the envy of the baseball world.  After serving as the league’s doormat with the worst record in baseball in 2011, 2012, and 2013, the ... Read More
    Source: Justia All BlogsPublished on 2020-02-25By Conrad B. Wilton
  • Copyright Office Adjusted Fees
    By Shanti Sadtler Conway On February 19th, the Copyright Office published a final rule establishing adjusted fees for its services. The new fee schedule reflects some increased and decreased fees, as well as some that have remained the same. For example, the online Standard Application registration will increase from $55 ... Read More
    Source: NYSBARPublished on 2020-02-24By Elissa D. Hecker, EASL Blog Coordinator
  • Week In Review
    By Eric Lanter Edited by Elissa D. Hecker Below, for your browsing convenience, the categories are divided into: Entertainment, Arts, Sports, Media, and General News: Entertainment Weinstein Jury Continues Deliberation The judge in Harvey Weinstein's trial received a note on Friday indicating that the jury was "deadlocked on the most ... Read More
    Source: NYSBARPublished on 2020-02-24By Elissa D. Hecker, EASL Blog Coordinator
  • Where is Kim Jong-Il When You Need Him: Google Pulls the Same Old Stuff on State AGs
    [This post first appeared on Artist Rights Watch] Remember when Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood sent Google a subpoena demanding answers to what Google was doing to comply with Google’s non prosecution agreement over selling illegal drugs that cost $500,000,000 of the shareholders’ money for the executives bad behavior?  And ... Read More
    Source: Justia All BlogsPublished on 2020-02-23By Chris Castle
  • Friday’s Endnotes – 02/21/20
    Oracle Backed by 32 Amicus Briefs in Google Copyright War — That’s a lot, and it includes a brief from the US government, who is also seeking to participate in oral arguments March 24. The Supreme Court’s decision will come out anytime after then and before the end of the ... Read More
    Source: Justia All BlogsPublished on 2020-02-21By Terry Hart
  • Gugliuzza on Death of a Copyright @prgugliuzza
    Paul R. Gugliuzza, Boston University School of Law, has published Death of a Copyright at 99 Boston University Law Review 2581 (2019). Here is the abstract. A well-established feature of modern copyright law is that the term of a copyright ... Read More
    Source: Justia All BlogsPublished on 2020-02-21By Media Law Prof
  • Back To the Past: The First Political TV Ads @openculture
    From Open Culture: Eisenhower Answers America: The First Political Advertisements on American TV (1952). ... Read More
    Source: Justia All BlogsPublished on 2020-02-19By Media Law Prof
  • Man Bites Dog, Lyor Wants an Audit and YouTube is Good For You
    They say it’s news when man bites dog, but it is also news when Lyor Cohen invites YouTube audits–or maybe even an SEC investigation.  Crazy, you say?  Not really. Google is pushing how profitable YouTube is and YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki is in turn pushing how much of Google’s revenue ... Read More
    Source: Justia All BlogsPublished on 2020-02-19By Chris Castle
  • After Four Decades, FTC Announces Regulatory Review of The Endorsement Guides: What Does This Portend for Digital Advertisers and Social Media Platforms?
    On February 12, 2020, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced that it had voted 5‑0 to approve a proposed Federal Register Notice, seeking comment on whether to make changes to its Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising (“the Endorsement Guides”), which were enacted in 1980 and amended in 2009, as ... Read More
    Source: Justia All BlogsPublished on 2020-02-19By Ted Max