Face to Face – Canadian Copyright Term, The (non)Mark of Zorro and more – Entertainment Law Update Episode 65

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Canada Officially Extends Copyright Term to 70 Years

https://www.billboard.com/biz/articles/news/legal-and-management/6612572/canada-offically-extends-copyright-term-to-70-years

SESAC Buys HFA

http://www.billboard.com/articles/news/6620210/sesac-buys-the-harry-fox-agency

Black Swan Intern Lawsuit Overturned

http://deadline.com/2015/07/black-swan-interns-lawsuit-overturned-1201467302/

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The Turtles Lose Bid to Halt SiriusXM’s $210M Settlement With RIAA 

http://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.hollywoodreporter.com%2Fthr-esq%2Fturtles-lose-bid-halt-siriusxms-810836&sa=D&sntz=1&usg=AFQjCNGU8v5j1BvKQTWLwBGTIisWDeRRLg

Zorro Trademark Declared Invalid in Europe

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/zorro-trademark-declared-invalid-europe-806823

Lionsgate Sues Over “Dirty Dancing”

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/lionsgate-sues-dirty-dancing-ad-806626

Lionsgate Sued for Snarling at “Nobody Puts Your Old 401(K) in the Corner” Advertisement

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/lionsgate-sued-snarling-at-nobody-805641

Also:  https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150629/10553231492/lionsgate-sues-td-ameritrade-seven-figures-over-lame-reference-to-dirty-dancing-line.shtml  (lawsuit link within story)

Deeper dive: http://www.ipbrief.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/Shaw-Article.pdf

Why NFL Logos don’t need to be “cleared” for use in HBO’s “Ballers” series

http://www.businessinsider.com/why-the-rocks-ballers-can-use-nfl-logos-without-consent-2015-6

Tory Burch wins counterfeiting lawsuit – to the tune of $41.2 Million

http://www.vogue.co.uk/news/2015/07/16/tory-burch-wins-trademark-infringement-lawsuit

Appeals Court Rules that Producer Not Director, Gets Film Copyright

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/appeals-court-rules-producer-not-805650

Judge Rejects New “Blurred Lines” Trial, Trims Damages to $5.3 Million (Short Update)

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/judge-rejects-new-blurred-lines-808725

TV Streamer FilmOn Gets Huge Victory on Road to Compulsory License to broadcast Networks

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/tv-streamer-gets-huge-victory-809251

http://deadline.com/2015/07/filmon-court-ruling-compulsory-license-broadcast-tv-1201477664/