Episode 82 – Copywrong | Don’t Say My Name | KinderCopying

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Sirius Battle Over Attorney Fees Follows Turtles’ Pre-1972 Sound Recordings Settlement

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/sirius-battle-attorney-fees-follows-turtles-pre-72-sound-recordings-settlement-969387

https://www.scribd.com/document/337743480/Sirius-Response

https://www.scribd.com/document/337743410/Flo-Eddie-Reply

Related: Florida Supreme Court to hear Turtles copyright case

http://www.newsherald.com/news/20170201/supreme-court-to-hear-turtles-copyright-case

Appeals Court Makes It Tougher for Content Companies to Sue Tech Services for Mass Piracy

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/appeals-court-makes-tougher-content-companies-sue-tech-services-mass-piracy-967386

https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2017/02/another-loss-perfect-10-another-good-day-copyright-law

http://cdn.ca9.uscourts.gov/datastore/opinions/2017/01/23/15-55500.pdf

 

EFF to Court: Don’t Let the Right of Publicity Eat the Internet

https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2017/01/eff-court-dont-let-right-publicity-eat-internet

Federal Court Basically Says It’s Okay To Copyright Parts Of Our Laws

https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20170203/00341736620/federal-court-basically-says-okay-to-copyright-parts-our-laws.shtml

http://www.entmedialaw.com/edition/daily-agent-reality-2017-02-14?open-article-id=6219372&article-title=in-blow-to-open-law–court-upholds-private-copyright-in-public-safety-laws&blog-domain=legaline.com&blog-title=media-law

 

DECISION

AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR TESTING AND MATERIALS, et al.,  

v. PUBLIC.RESOURCE.ORG, INC.,

And AMERICAN EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATION, INC. et al.,

v. PUBLIC.RESOURCE.ORG, INC.,

https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/3443056/117-Opinion.pdf

Related:  http://www.lawsitesblog.com/2017/02/fastcase-refiles-federal-lawsuit-casemaker.html


Carl Malamud’s Public.Resource.org

 

U.S. Government’s Seizure of Music Publishing Assets Draws Malaysian Financier’s Family

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/us-governments-seizure-music-publishing-assets-draws-malaysian-financiers-family-975944

 

Federal Copyright Preemption Extends to Preempt State Laws Which Protect Material That Congress Expressly Declined to Protect Under Federal Copyright Law

 

Case: Ultraflo Corp. v. Pelican Tank Parts, Inc. (5th Cir. Jan. 11, 2017)

http://www.fr.com/fish-litigation/federal-copyright-preemption-extends-to-preempt-state-laws-which-protect-material-that-congress-expressly-declined-to-protect-under-federal-copyright-law-ultraflo-corp-v-pelican-tank-parts-inc/

http://www.tradesecretsnoncompetelaw.com/2017/01/articles/trade-secrets-and-confidential-information/trade-secret-preemption-a-possible-defense-to-a-trade-secrets-claim/

 

University Rejection of Students’ Marijuana-Themed T-Shirt Violates First Amendment–Gerlich v. Leath

http://blog.ericgoldman.org/archives/2017/02/university-rejection-of-students-marijuana-themed-t-shirt-violates-first-amendment-gerlich-v-leath.htm

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/2017/02/this-is-not-norml-court-of-appeals.html

http://business.cch.com/ipld/GerlichLeath8Cir20170213.pdf (Decision)

 

(new filing) Author Who Turns Classics Into Children’s Books Is Sued

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/19/business/media/kinderguides-childrens-books-fredrik-colting.html?_r=0

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/author-sued-childrens-versions-breakfast-at-tiffanys-2001-a-space-odyssey-965924

https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/3381003-Classic-Books.html

 

Just for Fun…

Ellen DeGeneres Defeats Lawsuit Over Breast Pun–TiTi Pierce v. Warner Bros

https://feedly.com/i/entry/wgzDx4RYuh54bZalZlDFaP7wZ7Yv69B+Vu1TwIjRBvI=_15a52312b21:eddedd6:93371e27

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3qcXqC5g48KNE1fSzNSM1IwUmc/view (actual decision)

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Supreme Court

At “Slants” Hearing, U.S. Supreme Court Weighs Offensive Trademarks (Tam v. lee)

http://www.scotusblog.com/case-files/cases/lee-v-tam/

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/at-slants-hearing-us-supreme-court-weighs-offensive-trademarks-965416

http://www.tbennettlaw.com/createprotect/2017/1/18/why-you-cant-trademark-the-presidents-name

http://www.billboard.com/biz/articles/news/legal-and-management/7661724/rock-band-the-slants-appear-before-supreme-court-to

Supreme Court Asked If DMCA Safe Harbors Apply to Pre-1972 Sound Recordings

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/supreme-court-asked-dmca-safe-harbors-apply-pre-1972-sound-recordings-956725

http://www.scotusblog.com/case-files/cases/capitol-records-llc-v-vimeo-llc/

 

Following Up…

New York Appeals Court reverses flo ‘n Eddie decision

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

http://blog.ericgoldman.org/archives/2017/01/a-seismic-ruling-revisited-no-common-law-public-performance-rights-in-pre-1972-sound-recordings-in-new-york-flo-eddie-v-sirius.htm

IMDB Asks Court to enjoin enforcement of new California actor age censorship law

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/imdb-asks-court-prohibit-enforcement-actor-age-censorship-law-961283

SAG/AFTRA wants to join as defendant

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/sag-aftra-wants-become-a-defendant-lawsuit-actors-ages-imdb-963080

State of California argument

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/california-defends-imdbs-challenge-actor-age-censorship-law-966443

 

Trademarks

‘Krusty’ Krab Restaurant violates Viacom’s “Spongebob rights

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/judge-rules-krusty-krab-restaurant-violates-viacoms-spongebob-rights-963632

https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/3280027-Krusty-Opinion.html

 

Copyrights

Axanar fan-film, NOT Fair Use (Judge Finds), goes to jury (now settled)

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2017/01/axanar-isnt-fair-use-judge-finds-setting-stage-for-star-trek-copyright-trial/

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/judge-makes-big-ruling-sending-star-trek-fan-film-dispute-jury-trial-960703

(CBS, Paramount settle)

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/cbs-paramount-settle-lawsuit-star-trek-fan-film-966433

 

Law Practice, Ethics, Etc.

Attorney ordered to identify deceased client in James Woods’ twitter defamation action

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/attorney-ordered-identify-dead-client-who-taunted-james-woods-twitter-960457

 

Dead Rockers Estates, Taxes and more…

Michael Jackson’s estate goes to trial over $1Billion tax bill

http://www.inquisitr.com/3814827/mj-songs-new-movie-michael-jackson-image-tax-trials-law-legal-despicable-me-3-thriller-irs-money/

Prince’s Estate Tax Bill Due This Week: Why It’s So Big and How It Could Have Been Avoided

http://www.billboard.com/biz/articles/news/record-labels/7655363/princes-estate-tax-bill-due-this-week-why-its-so-big-and-how

Roc Nation, Tidal Challenge Authority of Administrator of Prince Estate

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/roc-nation-tidal-challenge-authority-administrator-princes-estate-963073