Entertainment Law Update Podcast 64

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Deadmou5 and Disney settle

Deadmau5, Disney Settle Dispute Over “Mouse Head” Logo The House of Mickey had opposed the EDM star’s attempt to register a caricature of a mouse head. 

Mr. Holmes v. U.S. Copyright Law

http://www.forbes.com/sites/davegonzales/2015/05/31/the-strange-case-of-mr-holmes-vs-us-copyright-law/

Grand Theft Auto Maker Sues Over BBC Film

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/grand-theft-auto-maker-sues-797450

 

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TV Broadcasters Beat Class-Action Lawsuit Over College Athletics

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/tv-broadcasters-beat-class-action-800243

Follow Up: Universal Tells ‘Blurred Lines’ Judge Not to Violate Its Seventh Amendment Right

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/universal-tells-blurred-lines-judge-799459

Abbott & Costello Heirs Sue Over Lifting of “Who’s on First” Routine

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/abbott-costello-heirs-sue-lifting-800324

Inglewood tries to silence a critic with a copyright lawsuit

http://adamsteinbaugh.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/City_of_Inglewood_Opposition_First_Amendment_Superheros.pdf

http://www.latimes.com/opinion/opinion-la/la-ol-inglewood-copyright-lawsuit-20150602-story.html

Vice v. Virtue: Best Trademark Lawsuit Ever?

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/vice-v-virtue-best-trademark-799882

Hollywood’s content geo-blocking draws attention of antitrust regulators

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2015/06/report-eu-flexes-antitrust-muscles-to-tackle-hollywoods-territorial-licensing/

http://europeansting.com/2015/06/10/changing-the-eu-copyright-law-wont-bring-us-much-closer-to-digital-single-market/

http://www.politico.eu/newsletter/morning-tech-europe/politico-pros-morning-tech-google-charges-geo-blocking-probe-spectrum-galore/(followup)

In Piracy Fight, Google Dealt Huge Defeat in Canadian Appeals Court

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/piracy-fight-google-dealt-huge-802104 .

‘Right to be Forgotten’ Should Include all Google Domains, France Rules

http://www.cnet.com/news/right-to-be-forgotten-should-include-all-google-domains-france-orders/

How Hillary Clinton is Soundtracking Her 2016 Presidential Campaign, and Donald Trump’s campaign song objected to by Neil Young

https://www.billboard.com/biz/articles/news/record-labels/6597843/how-hillary-clinton-is-soundtracking-her-2016-presidential

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/dont-bet-neil-young-beating-803166

http://www.ascap.com/~/media/files/pdf/advocacy-legislation/political_campaign.pdf

https://www.publicknowledge.org/news-blog/blogs/campaigns-copyrights-and-compositions-a-politicians-guide-to-music-on-the-campaign-trail (ASCAP informational brochure)

http://www.theepochtimes.com/n3/1398545-donald-trump-and-neil-young-what-that-song-communicates/ (Meaning, musical and lyrical theory of “Rocking in the Free World”

http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/trump-goes-a-rockin-neil-young-comes-a-33848/

http://fivethirtyeight.com/datalab/the-long-history-of-musicians-telling-republicans-to-stop-playing-their-music/ (Background on political candidates being asked to not use song)

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