Consent Decrees, Sex Tapes, Klingons and Nude Scenes – ELU #72

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100 Percent Licensing: U.S. Copyright Office Argues New Proposal Threatens Song Owners’ Rights

http://www.billboard.com/biz/articles/news/legal-and-management/6890404/100-percent-licensing-us-copyright-office-argues-new

Links to this article: http://copyright.gov/policy/pro-licensing.pdf

 Erin Andrews and Hulk Hogan win big.  Are they the poster children for the new Privacy?

Erin Andrews (peephole case)
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/erin-andrews-awarded-55m-lawsuit-873313

Hulk Hogan (Bollea v. Gawker)
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/hulk-hogan-gets-115m-verdict-876768

 

Princess Cruises (Quick Take)

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/princess-cruises-faces-lawsuit-barry-876787

Lindsay Lohan’s GTA5 lawsuit allowed to continue

Lindsay Lohan GTA V

http://www.forbes.com/sites/insertcoin/2016/03/16/does-lindsay-lohan-actually-have-a-point-with-her-gta-5-lawsuit/#380a92b626c2

http://bgr.com/2016/03/16/lindsay-lohan-gta-5-lacey-jones-rockstar-lawsuit/ (side by side images)

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/judge-allows-lindsay-lohan-advance-875269

Flipagram – Asking forgiveness instead of permission

http://www.digitalmusicnews.com/2016/03/14/flipagram-ceo-admits-to-massive-copyright-infringement/

Rick Ross’ ‘Hustlin’ – Copyright Under Examination as part of suit against LMFAO

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/lmfao-bombshell-rick-ross-hustlin-871698

Batmobile Case denied Cert.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/supreme-court-wont-hear-batmobile-873092

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/dc-comics-is-entitled-copyright-826678 (previous coverage from 2015)

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/batmobile-lawsuit-warner-bros-wins-419661 (previous coverage from 2013)

Start Trek Fan Film Case — Paramount claims infringement of Klingon Language.  Is this entitled to copyright?

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/crowdfunded-star-trek-movie-draws-851474

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/star-trek-fans-want-paramount-868691

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/paramount-claims-crowdfunded-star-trek-874985

http://www.kli.org/about-the-kli/ (about the Klingon Language)

Appeals Court allows Producers to continue  breach of contract counterclaims  against actress for refusing Nude Scene.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/california-appeals-court-allows-actress-874603

(Initial complaint)  http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/sites/default/files/custom/Documents/ESQ/Femma_Fatales_bc497183.pdf

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2601114/Actress-Anne-Lee-Greene-sued-85K-refusing-nude-love-scenes-Cinemax-soft-core-series-Femme-Fatales.html

Opinion:  http://www.courts.ca.gov/opinions/nonpub/B260333.PDF