Entertainment Law Update – Episode 12 – YouTube, Hurt Locker, Idea Theft & More

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In this Episode:

  • Follow up on Hot News
  • Viacom loses suit against YouTube.
  • Hurt Locker Suit(s)
  • Idea Theft
  • Tribute Band Names
  • Celebrity Rights of publicity

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Entertainment Law Update Podcast Episode 11 – Hot News.

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In this Episode:

  • Ethics and the non-practicing attorney… a long tail
  • Zorro draws its sword against M&M candies
  • “Free Scooter!” cries Justin Bieber.
  • Dramatic vs. Non-Dramatic rights in musical works
  • Ride-along producer : Ride-along defendant?
  • Bryant v. Media Right, Orchard
  • Arista v. Lime Group
  • Hot News Misappropriation

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Entertainment Law Update Podcast, Episode 10 – Use the force, big boy, and watch out for Beyonce’s undies.

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  • Intellectual Property protection of movie memorabilia, replicas, etc.
  • Big trouble over Big Boy statue
  • Avatar, Hurt Locker draw the inevitable lawsuits
  • Beyonce’s underwear gets designer’s panties in a twist.
  • and, more…

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Entertainment Law Update Podcast Episode 7: Problem Exists between keyboard and chair

podcast-logoDue to an unexpected “error between keyboard and chair“, the recording of Episode 7 cannot be published. For those interested, however, the show notes for what would have been our December 2009 episode are here.

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Entertainment Law Update podcast episode 7

First, a word about Google Scholar http://scholar.google.com This service from google offers a wealth of legal research tools for folks interested in the law. Case law from state and federal courts is online, and a rudimentary “how it’s cited” feature gives a good sense of whether a case is ‘good law’. Not a substitute for ‘True’ legal research tools, but a great starting point, if you don’t want to incur charges. I use it to get started on things for clients, and in preparing for this podcast. SCHOLAR.GOOGLE.COM

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