Taxing Dead Celebs, Fee Shifting in Copyright Cases and Red Flag Knowledge- ELU 75

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This month’s guest:  Jon Janecek (Pepperdine 3L, and ELU contributor)

Quick Follow up on Dead Celebrities

Whitney Houston http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/whitney-houston-estate-challenges-11-897991

Prince
http://www.billboard.com/biz/articles/news/legal-and-management/7385067/prince-estate-claimants-object-to-undergoing-genetic

http://www.billboard.com/biz/articles/7393500/how-to-prove-youre-related-to-prince-and-how-his-estate-may-be-sliced-up

http://www.billboard.com/biz/articles/news/legal-and-management/7400356/princes-estate-is-open-for-business-following-judges

More Songs IN Public Domain

Quick Take:  “Woodie Guthrie’s  “This Land is Your Land”   in P.D.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/rock-band-seeks-judicial-declaration-902573

Quick Take 2: “We Shall Overcome” and go into P.D.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/lee-daniels-butler-involved-effort-904041

Supreme Court Fee Shifting (Kirtsaeng Ruling)

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/supreme-court-rules-copyright-fee-903737

http://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/15pdf/15-375_4f57.pdf

Vimeo Second Circuit Ruling (when does red flag knowledge pop up?)

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/appeals-court-gives-internet-service-903519

http://www.ca2.uscourts.gov/decisions/isysquery/d8070ae4-48d4-45ae-af3c-661e72cd1987/1/doc/14-1048_opn.pdf#xml=http://www.ca2.uscourts.gov/decisions/isysquery/d8070ae4-48d4-45ae-af3c-661e72cd1987/1/hilite/

 

McCain Flips on another campaign using his ad (quick take) 

http://gawker.com/john-mccain-used-to-feel-very-differently-about-copyrig-1777804400

 

Fair Use for the NYTimes (quick)

http://fair.org/home/for-nyt-fair-use-depends-on-whos-doing-the-using/?curator=MediaREDEF

 

Net Neutrality upheld in DC Circuit Ruling

http://click.et.npr.org/?qs=8dd8249c97e92bdf44b8e50fe55209ff98c808d166e6a8724f36961eb2635dcdc116fb96082739b4

State Ownership of Copyrights – more news.

Georgia Copyrighting its laws (relate to Butts/CA statute from last ep)

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/2016/05/matthew-bender-seeks-become-amicus-georgia-copyright-suit-public-resource.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+lawsitesblog%2FZSJUCom+%28Robert+Ambrogi%27s+LawSites%29

(podcast about fastcase suing casemaker)

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/legal-talk-network-law-news/id73802197?mt=2&i=366021297

 

More on California’s move to copyright it’s works.

http://copyright.lib.harvard.edu/states/ (map of copyright status of govt docs per state)

http://www.cjr.org/united_states_project/california_state_copyright_bill.php

http://scvnews.com/2016/06/02/state-assembly-rejects-transparency-votes-to-allow-govt-to-copyright-public-records/

 Yosemite Brand Names (why CA may be pursuing IP rights)

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/02/us/bitter-contract-dispute-extends-to-who-owns-yosemite-national-park-names.html  

 

1972 Recordings  

CBS victory on question of copyrightablitiy
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/cbs-beats-lawsuit-pre-1972-898633

http://www.broadcastlawblog.com/2016/06/articles/us-district-court-finds-digitally-remastered-pre-1972-sound-recordings-are-derivative-works-covered-by-federal-law-dismisses-suit-against-broadcaster-seeking-over-the-air-p/

(RIAA commentary on 1972 ruling) http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/riaa-writes-judge-controversial-ruling-902801

 

 

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