Press "Enter" to skip to content

Sports Law

  • The Ennui of Learned Helplessness: Article 13 and the Five Lies in YouTube’s Content ID
    According to Wired (“Don’t believe the hype: Article 13 is great news for YouTube“), YouTube is positioned to be a big winner due to the Article 13 requirement for “upload filters”.  If you’re keeping your brackets for “Most Googlely Journalist” in the post-Article 13 March Madness spin, Wired gets the ... Read More
    Source: Justia All BlogsPublished on 2019-03-29By Chris Castle
  • Cheers: A New Court for Resolving Art Disputes
    By Marilyn Hayden, Dr. Sharon Hecker, and Center for Art Law. On April 1, 2019, the Court of Arbitration for Art (CAfA) will open its doors to arbitrate and mediate art law disputes. The idea for CAfA started as a response to the fact that judges seldom have expertise in ... Read More
    Source: Justia All BlogsPublished on 2019-03-29By centerforartlaw
  • Cheers: A New Court for Resolving Art Disputes
    By Marilyn Hayden, Dr. Sharon Hecker, and Center for Art Law. On April 1, 2019, the Court of Arbitration for Art (CAfA) will open its doors to arbitrate and mediate art law disputes. The idea for CAfA started as a response to the fact that judges seldom have expertise in ... Read More
    Source: Justia All BlogsPublished on 2019-03-29By centerforartlaw
  • Must Read: @RobertBLevine_: Karyn Temple Appointed United States Register of Copyrights @CopyrightOffice — Artist Rights Watch
    In a week of great news for copyright, Karyn Temple has been appointed Register of Copyrights (the head of the U.S. Copyright Office). via Must Read: @RobertBLevine_: Karyn Temple Appointed United States Register of Copyrights @CopyrightOffice — Artist Rights Watch ... Read More
    Source: Justia All BlogsPublished on 2019-03-29By Chris Castle
  • Save the Date: @miramulholland Speaking at the UN’s World Intellectual Property Organization in Geneva April 5
    An industry transformed: securing sustainable growth for today’s digital music industry Friday, 5th April 2019 1pm – 3pm Geneva, Switzerland The global music industry has transformed itself through investment and innovation over the past two decades. The recording industry has licensed hundreds of digital music services around the world, driving ... Read More
    Source: Justia All BlogsPublished on 2019-03-28By Chris Castle
  • Judge Grants Summary Judgment In Defamation Case Against Buzzfeed
    U. S. District Court Judge Victor Marrero has granted Buzzfeed's request for summary judgment in Leidig v. Buzzfeed, agreeing with the defendant that the plaintiffs could not demonstrate that the statements they complained of were false or that they could ... Read More
    Source: Justia All BlogsPublished on 2019-03-28By Media Law Prof
  • Doin’ The Copyright Registration Dance
    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/107. Here's what we talked about.. SCOTUS RULES ON WHEN TO FILE SUITEU REVOKED MCDONALDS BIGMAC TRADEMARK: BURGER ... Read More
    Source: Justia All BlogsPublished on 2019-03-28By Firemark Law Team
  • Writers v. Agents: What You Need to Know
    The Writers Guild of America (WGA) and the major talent agencies are headed for a showdown. The consequences are literally unknowable but could upend the way the television business has operated for decades. This blog will tell you what’s behind the fight and what each side has been saying about ... Read More
    Source: Justia All BlogsPublished on 2019-03-27By Jody Simon
  • Delfino on Pornographic Deepfakes–Revenge Porn's Next Act–The Case for Federal Criminalization @LoyolaLawSchool
    Rebecca Delfino, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, has published Pornographic Deepfakes — Revenge Porn’s Next Tragic Act – The Case for Federal Criminalization. Here is the abstract. This could happen to you: You have appeared in digital photographs. Your pictures ... Read More
    Source: Justia All BlogsPublished on 2019-03-27By Media Law Prof
  • New issue of Music & Copyright with Indonesia country report
    The latest issue of Music & Copyright is now available for subscribers to download. Here are some of the highlights. Pressing vinyl problems need tech solutions There’s no sign yet of a collapse of the vinyl revival, and audience demand for the format is in sharp contrast to that of ... Read More
    Source: Justia All BlogsPublished on 2019-03-27By musicandcopyright
  • Entertainers Face New Morals Clause Issues in the Age of Social Media
    Bette Davis and Joan Crawford never “tweeted” about their so-called rivalry – and that’s probably for the better. Throughout the Golden Age of Hollywood, consumers were not exposed to each and every thought and opinion of top actors like Jimmy Stewart, Bette Davis, and Joan Crawford. The lack of technology ... Read More
    Source: Justia All BlogsPublished on 2019-03-27By Mikella P. Wickham
  • Goliath Never Learns: “Article 13” Passes European Parliament With Substantial Majority–now what?
    The European Copyright Directive (aka “Article 13”) has passed the European Parliament by a vote of 348 to 274, a substantial majority in favor of artist rights. Silicon Valley interests embarrassed themselves as expected.  Throughout the legislative process, Google in particular demonstrated a yearning for mob rule and fielded well-financed ... Read More
    Source: Justia All BlogsPublished on 2019-03-27By Chris Castle
  • Skinner-Thompson on Recording as Heckling
    Scott Skinner-Thompson, University of Colorado Law School, is publishing Recording as Heckling in volume 108 of the Georgetown Law Journal (2019). Here is the abstract. A growing body of authority recognizes that citizen recording of police officers and public space ... Read More
    Source: Justia All BlogsPublished on 2019-03-27By Media Law Prof
  • Week In Review
    By Leslie Berman Edited By Elissa Hecker The following articles are divided into Entertainment, Arts, Sports, Media, and General News: ENTERTAINMENT Warner Bros. Chief Quits Amid Inquiry Into Whether He Helped Actress Get Roles The Chief executive of AT&T's Warner Bros. studios division, Kevin Tsujihara, has stepped down after accusations ... Read More
    Source: NYSBARPublished on 2019-03-26By Elissa D. Hecker, EASL Blog Coordinator
  • Zhu and Krever on The Impact of Newspaper Reports on Fear of Violent Crime in Hong Kong @uwanews @UWALawSchool
    Runping Zhu, The University of Western Australia, and Richard Krever, The University of Western Australia Law School, has published The Impact of Newspaper Reports on Fear of Violent Crime in Hong Kong. Here is the abstract. This study analyzed violent ... Read More
    Source: Justia All BlogsPublished on 2019-03-26By Media Law Prof
  • Stone on Freedom of Expression in Asia @Adrienne_Stone1
    Adrienne Stone, University of Melbourne Law School, is publishing Freedom of Expression in Asia in the Oxford Handbook of Constitutional Law in Asia (Lau, Lau, and Schwartz, eds., Oxford University Press) (forthcoming). Here is the abstract. Freedom of expression is ... Read More
    Source: Justia All BlogsPublished on 2019-03-26By Media Law Prof
  • Stanford's Free Course On Attacks on Freedom of the Press
    Last fall, Stanford Continuing Studies in conjunction with the John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships offered a course called Journalism Under Siege? Truth and Trust in a Time of Turmoil. Over five weeks, it presented views from twenty-eight experts. Now those ... Read More
    Source: Justia All BlogsPublished on 2019-03-25By Media Law Prof
  • Family plans and bundling are a big hit for music service subscribers
    Ovum’s Digital Consumer Insights 2018 survey has provided some interesting answers to the question of how consumers subscribe to music streaming services. Certainly, the availability of multi-user plans as well as bundled offerings with mobile access have been a big success but, until recently, the precise popularity of the likes ... Read More
    Source: Justia All BlogsPublished on 2019-03-25By musicandcopyright
  • On PBS Tonight: "King Charles III"
    Airing tonight on PBS: King Charles III, a filmed version of Mike Barlett's play of the same name, first performed at the Almeida Theatre in London in 2014. The play imagines events after the death of Queen Elizabeth II and ... Read More
    Source: Justia All BlogsPublished on 2019-03-25By Media Law Prof
  • An Insult to the Heart: Lobbyists Organize Big Tech Rallies in Europe
    The ghost of Edward Bernays walks the streets of the ancient capitals of Europe.  As the man who wrote the book on propaganda (literally) Bernays made a chilling observation: The conscious and intelligent manipulation of the organized habits and opinions of the masses is an important element in democratic society. ... Read More
    Source: Justia All BlogsPublished on 2019-03-24By Chris Castle
  • Indie artists call on @Europarl_EN 2 to ‘Just Say’ #Yes2Copyright with Steph’s ReMix
    Source: Justia All BlogsPublished on 2019-03-23By Chris Castle
  • Friday’s Endnotes – 03/22/19
    ISP Grande Loses Safe Harbor Over ‘Utter Failure’ to Terminate Pirating Customers — Torrentfreak reports on the Western District Court of Texas decision, saying, “Grande didn’t terminate any subscribers between October 2010 and May 2017. This, despite receiving over a million copyright infringement notices, and tracking over 9,000 customers in ... Read More
    Source: Justia All BlogsPublished on 2019-03-22By Terry Hart
  • WYWH: International Perspectives on Street Art
    By Musetta Durkee. On February 6, 2019, the Center for Art Law organized a conference at Fordham Law School entitled “International Perspectives on Street Art”, co-sponsored by the Fordham Art Law Society, and the Entertainment, Arts & Sports Section of the New York State Bar Association. ... Read More
    Source: Justia All BlogsPublished on 2019-03-21By centerforartlaw
  • WYWH: International Perspectives on Street Art
    By Musetta Durkee. On February 6, 2019, the Center for Art Law organized a conference at Fordham Law School entitled “International Perspectives on Street Art”, co-sponsored by the Fordham Art Law Society, and the Entertainment, Arts & Sports Section of the New York State Bar Association. ... Read More
    Source: Justia All BlogsPublished on 2019-03-21By centerforartlaw
  • Week In Review
    By Leslie Berman Edited by Elissa Hecker The following are grouped into Entertainment, Arts, Sports, Media, and General News categories ENTERTAINMENT Actresses, Business Leaders, and Other Wealthy Parents Charged in U.S. College Entry Fraud Prosecutors charged 50 people in a college admissions scheme to buy spots in competitive American universities. ... Read More
    Source: NYSBARPublished on 2019-03-20By Elissa D. Hecker, EASL Blog Coordinator
  • UNC Center For Media Law and Policy Prize Competition Now Open
    Competition now open: The UNC Center for Media Law and Policy awards annual prizes to students who write the best published scholarly articles on media law and policy related topics. The James R. Cleary Prize competition is open to all ... Read More
    Source: Justia All BlogsPublished on 2019-03-19By Media Law Prof
  • What’s Good for the Goose: Europe for Creators Asks for Equal Time on YouTube for Their Pro-Article 13 Messages — Artist Rights Watch
    In case you had any doubts, YouTube’s antics in pushing its messaging on copyright reform in Europe should dispel the idea that it is a neutral platform. When safe harbors for companies like YouTube were created in the US and in Europe 20 years ago, it was with the idea ... Read More
    Source: Justia All BlogsPublished on 2019-03-19By Chris Castle
  • Facebook and the Enemy Within: T-Bone Burnett’s Keynote at SXSW 2019 — Artist Rights Watch
      As usual, Henry gives an extremely relevant and literate dissertation on the loss of humanity imposed on us by Big Brother’s youngest sibling, Mark Zuckerberg–the boy who wouldn’t grow up, but who instead created an app for Room 101. Please listen to T Bone when you have a quiet ... Read More
    Source: Justia All BlogsPublished on 2019-03-19By Chris Castle
  • Le Tatou’s Excellent Explainer on YouTube’s Role in Article 13 Lobbying–from @TatouProd
    “What no one tells you about Article 13” As we’ve read in recent reporting from Europe, Google’s Susan Wojcicki has been twisting arms among their “YouTubers” to put out videos not only opposing Article 13, but also using the Google party line. Now that’s starting to backfire because Ms Susan ... Read More
    Source: Justia All BlogsPublished on 2019-03-18By Chris Castle
  • “Purchased Protest” Bombshell: Germany’s FAZ News Uncovers The Seamy Underbelly of Google’s Article 13 Lobbying
        The usual suspects got caught again.  And you can’t have the usual suspects without Keyser Söze. Constantin van Lijnden writing in the top German paper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung has uncovered the financial link between YouTubers in the paid service of Google to “protest” in favor of the multinational monopolist’s ... Read More
    Source: Justia All BlogsPublished on 2019-03-16By Chris Castle