2016: The Year in Review – Episode 80

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https://popehat.com/tag/prenda-law/

And another lawyer discipline situation…

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/hollywood-docket-lawyer-who-battled-led-zeppelin-says-judges-conspired-suspend-him-956626

Flo and Eddie lose appeal in NY.  Proposed settlement reached with Sirius.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/new-york-appeals-court-reverses-big-decision-pre-1972-sound-recordings-957856

https://www.scribd.com/document/332615992/Flo-Eddie-Sirius-Proposed-Settlement

 

And Now…  Our year end round up of the big stories from 2016… In no particular order, and this is a totally un-scientifically compiled list…

Happy Birthday and other works into P.D.

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/happy-birthday-song-officially-recognized-in-public-domain/

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2016/02/happy-birthday-is-public-domain-former-owner-warnerchapell-to-pay-14m/

http://www.law360.com/articles/797460/happy-birthday-journey-to-the-public-domain

https://publicdomainreview.org/collections/class-of-2017/

In episode 75 we discussed

http://www.abajournal.com/magazine/article/this_song_is_our_song

  • 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

 

DOJ/ASCAP/BMI Consent Decree

https://musictechpolicy.com/2016/08/10/the-mtp-podcast-the-consequences-of-dojs-new-rule-on-100-licensing-with-david-lowery-steve-winogradsky-and-chris-castle/

https://musictechpolicy.com/2016/11/18/mtp-podcast-pallante-firing-doj-appeal-of-bmi-100-licensing-ruling-and-artist-advocacy/

http://www.billboard.com/articles/business/7573537/doj-appeal-bmi-consent-decree-decision-fractional-licensing

 

Kirtsaeng Ruling

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

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


LED Zeppelin


Actor Age confidentiality


Vid Angel

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/hollywood-studios-vidangel-threatens-legitimate-922111

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/hollywood-piracy-lawsuit-features-disney-928626

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/hollywood-accused-conspiracy-rid-market-910526

 

Prince’s death, estate, etc.

http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2016/07/30/prince-death-heirs-estate-family_n_11277332.html

http://www.billboard.com/articles/news/7556977/prince-estate-judge-rejects-claim

http://www.billboard.com/articles/news/7604488/prince-estate-company-overseeing-to-change

Zappa Family Dispute – You can have an estate plan and there are still disputes.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/features/inside-the-zappa-family-feud-w431684

 

Vimeo

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/ (opinion)

 

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/supreme-court-asked-dmca-safe-harbors-apply-pre-1972-sound-recordings-956725 (UPDATE TO THE STORY)

 

Maria Pallante out at copyright office

http://www.rollcall.com/news/policy/librarian-congress-reassigns-head-copyright

https://musictechpolicy.files.wordpress.com/2016/10/hayden-memo.pdf

https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/3179250/Pallante-Resignation-Letter-1.pdf

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/maria-pallantes-departure-copyright-office-what-means-why-matters-941249

https://musictechpolicy.com/2016/10/25/and-your-little-dog-too-the-librarian-of-congress-give-us-a-lesson-in-constructive-termination/

http://www.digitalmusicnews.com/2016/11/07/wsj-crticizing-google-washington-copyright-coup/

http://www.digitalmusicnews.com/2016/12/05/us-copyrights-office-defend-maria-pallante/

https://www.copyright.gov/newsnet/2016/648.htmlLibrarian of Congress Seeks Input on Register of Copyrights

 

Supreme Court Docket

Dancing Baby

http://www.infozine.com/news/stories/op/storiesView/sid/65187/

Cheerleader
http://www.forbes.com/sites/peterdecherney/2016/10/31/the-supreme-court-grapples-with-the-meaning-of-fashion/#18843c977483

http://www.forbes.com/sites/danielfisher/2016/10/31/justices-struggle-with-cheerleader-uniform-case-that-holds-big-implications-for-fashion/#41644e603a62

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