Stairway to Heaven, Copyright Small Claims, Tattoo T-Shirt & DOJ Ruling – Episode 76

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Led Zeppelin Ruling – No infringement

http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/wireStory/latest-jury-led-zeppelin-steal-stairway-riff-40079137

http://money.cnn.com/2016/06/23/media/stairway-to-heaven-trial-verdict/

http://ultimateclassicrock.com/led-zeppelin-trial-verdict/

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/led-zeppelin-wins-stairway-heaven-905866

http://katzjustice.com/led-zep-wins/

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/jury-deliberations-begin-stairway-heaven-905595

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/a-stairway-heaven-appeal-would-905922

http://mcir.usc.edu/inplay/Documents/skimore.summaryjugement.pdf (just background information)

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/led-zeppelin-prevail-in-stairway-to-heaven-lawsuit-20160623

http://www.inquisitr.com/3229045/led-zeppelin-wins-copyright-lawsuit-courts-deem-stairway-original-work/ (more on why the recordings weren’t able to be used)

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/lawyer-who-sued-led-zeppelin-907780 (side note: attorney for Plaintiff may not be allowed to practice anymore)

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2016/07/led-zep-lawyers-want-800k-for-defending-stairway-to-heaven-lawsuit/ (side note: the legal fees)

http://www.worldipreview.com/news/led-zeppelin-s-publishers-demand-800-000-damages-10416?utm_source=World+IP+Review&utm_campaign=26142bebd5-WIPR_Digital_Newsletter_27_06_2015&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_d76dcadc01-26142bebd5-27468325#.V4OmfOEFDrk.linkedin (LedZep Publisher’s demand for $800,000)

 

Is there a Small Claims Copyright Court in the future?

http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/digital/copyright/article/70915-authors-guild-backs-small-claims-copyright-bill.html

http://intheopen.net/2016/07/copyright-small-claims-an-update-on-legislation/

 

Apple’s Streaming Royalties Proposal

http://www.billboard.com/biz/articles/news/legal-and-management/7439046/apple-proposes-simplified-statutory-licensing-scheme

 

J.R. Smith’s Right of Publicity in his Tattoos?

http://sports-law.blogspot.com/2016/06/does-jr-smith-have-right-of-publicity.html(picture of t-shirt for reference)

 

Three Texas SLAPP Cases

http://www.haynesboone.com/news-and-events/news/publications/2016/07/13/three-texas-supreme-court-decisions-affecting-media-companies

 

Brexit IP Impact

http://www.haynesboone.com/news-and-events/news/alerts/2016/06/28/what-brexit-may-mean-for-your-ip-rights-in-europe

 

Brexit being trademarked (quick take)

http://abovethelaw.com/2016/07/youll-never-guess-which-portmanteau-everyone-is-suddenly-trying-to-trademark/

 

Pre-1972 Magic from the 11th Circuit

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/appeals-court-asks-sound-recording-907360

http://media.ca11.uscourts.gov/opinions/pub/files/201513100.cert.pdf

 

Department of Justice denying consent decree

http://www.billboard.stfi.re/articles/news/7423321/department-of-justice-deny-consent-decree-amendment?sf=exewrda#aa

http://www.billboard.com/articles/business/7431011/understanding-music-publishing-dept-of-justice-consent-decree

 

Fox News Hamster Follow-Up (quick take)

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/fox-news-anchor-advances-lawsuit-913757

Politicians and Music Rights

Huckabee Pays for the Eye of the Tiger

https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20160628/07134034840/mike-huckabee-settles-five-figures-with-survivor-over-copyright-infringement.shtml

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/mike-huckabee-tries-religious-assembly-855582?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

http://www.ew.com/article/2016/06/28/mike-huckabee-eye-tiger-lawsuit

 

Melania Trump Plagiarism

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/onpolitics/2016/07/19/melania-trump-republican-convention-speech-plagiarism/87278088/

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/trump-speechwriter-takes-blame-melania-plagiarized-speech-article-1.2718741

 

Trump  – We are the Champions

http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/music/la-et-ms-gop-rnc-queen-champions-20160719-snap-htmlstory.html

http://www.tbennettlaw.com/createprotect/2015/10/28/music-in-political-campaigns-what-licenses-do-i-need?rq=campaign(relating note)

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/why-donald-trump-should-have-914367 (Posted after the fact)

 

Ted Cruz Infringing

https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20160714/06365134968/ted-cruz-campaign-infringed-copyright-will-probably-be-treated-with-kid-gloves-just-because.shtml

https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/2993705/Leopona-v-Cruz-MTD.pdf (Cruz motion to dismiss)

https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/2993707/leoponaVcruz7122016.pdf (court decision)