Episode 63 – Princetagrams, Google takin’ it to the banc, and more.

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SHOW NOTES

Cariou v. Prince (follow up)

http://petapixel.com/2015/05/21/richard-prince-selling-other-peoples-instagram-shots-without-permission-for-100k/

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/style-blog/wp/2015/05/25/a-reminder-that-your-instagram-photos-arent-really-yours-someone-else-can-sell-them-for-90000/?wprss=rss_style

http://www.smh.com.au/digital-life/digital-life-news/artist-richard-prince-makes-90000-selling-someone-elses-instagram-picture-20150524-gh8b33.html

http://www.ca2.uscourts.gov/decisions/isysquery/5da8dc66-179e-4dc0-94cc-09e213bfffe3/1/doc/11-1197_complete_opn.pdf#xml=http://www.ca2.uscourts.gov/decisions/isysquery/5da8dc66-179e-4dc0-94cc-09e213bfffe3/1/hilite/

(Extra reading: http://www.jhtl.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/Cocozza-Insta1.pdf

“Innocence of Muslims” Ruling

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/controversial-innocence-muslims-ruling-reversed-796530

http://variety.com/2015/digital/news/innocence-of-muslims-ruling-reversed-appeals-court-1201499650/

New Florida Law

https://www.billboard.com/biz/articles/news/record-labels/6575774/new-law-in-florida-looks-to-fight-piracy-simply

http://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Documents/loaddoc.aspx?FileName=h0271z.BPS.DOCX&DocumentType=Analysis&BillNumber=0271&Session=2015

“Blurred Lines” Judge Asked to Grant New Trial:

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/blurred-lines-judge-asked-grant-792999

Uptown Funk Stories:

http://www.billboard.com/biz/articles/6553894/inside-the-new-royalty-split-for-uptown-funk-who-gets-paid-what

http://mashable.com/2015/05/01/uptown-funk-writers-copyright-claim-gap-band/

“In ‘Slants’ Case, Appeals Court Will Reconsider Opinion on ‘Disparaging’ Trademarks

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/slants-case-appeals-court-will-7916022

Related:  An Empirical Study of Scandalous Trademarks

http://works.bepress.com/megan_carpenter/3/

Grooveshark to Shut Down (quicktake) (LEt’s treat this like an obituary?)

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/grooveshark-shut-down-792717

http://www.technewstoday.com/23699-new-grooveshark-battling-copyright-trolls-switches-domain/

Aereo Quick Update/Obituary:

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/hollywood-docket-aereo-lawsuit-finally-794984

ESPN Beats Pro Wrestler in Dispute Over Rebroadcast of Old Matches – The Hollywood Reporter

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/espn-beats-pro-wrestler-dispute-791005

http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/ray-v-espn-inc-usca-eighth-circuit-92100/

http://media.ca8.uscourts.gov/opndir/15/04/142117P.pdf (related opinion)

(Gilbert lawsuit) http://dailywrestlingnews.com/complete-details-family-eddie-gilbert-suing-wwe-espn/

Pandora Royalty Rulings

BMI wins:

http://variety.com/2015/music/news/pandora-appealing-royalty-ruling-bmi-1201497930/

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2015/05/pandora-fresh-off-one-copyright-win-loses-its-rate-case-to-bmi/

ASCAP loses:

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2015/05/appeals-court-upholds-pandoras-victory-over-songwriters/

http://www.billboard.com/biz/articles/news/digital-and-mobile/6560916/how-pandora-has-caught-a-break-twice-in-its-battle-over

http://www.billboard.com/biz/articles/6554095/pandora-wins-in-ascaps-appeal-of-payment-rate

Manny Pacquiao:

http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/more-sports/fight-century-court-battle-fans-sue-manny-pacquiao-article-1.2227973 (May 19)(up to 32 lawsuits)

An Illinois new filing

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/showtime-hit-lawsuit-manny-pacquiao-793868

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-mayweather-pacquiao-class-action-lawsuits-met-20150514-story.html

http://www.theguardian.com/sport/blog/2015/may/11/manny-pacquiao-shouldering-blame-as-class-action-lawsuits-pile-up

http://www.scribd.com/doc/264416204/maypaq1 (Illinois complaint)

http://www.eonline.com/news/653885/manny-pacquiao-promoter-top-rank-sued-for-fraud-for-not-disclosing-shoulder-injury-before-floyd-mayweather-fight

California Resale Royalty Act:

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/will-high-priced-art-ever-79359

http://cdn.ca9.uscourts.gov/datastore/opinions/2015/05/05/12-56067.pdf

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