Attack of the Interns


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In this Episode:

  •  More about Aereo, Google Books and Joel Tenenbaum
  • Interns prevail in Black Swan lawsuit
  • Happy Birthday Copyright called into question
  • Will.I.Am sues Pharell Williams over “I Am” trademark confusion
  • and more…



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Show Notes

2nd Circuit denies motion for a rehearing on denial of  Broadcaster’s Injunction against Aereo.

La Dolce Vita Ruling

The Hollywood Reporter.


Paramount Pictures Corporation, et al. v. International Media Films Inc. (C.D. Cal. 2013)

Second Circuit Orders Fair Use Probe in Google Book-Scanning Lawsuit 

The Hollywood Reporter.


Authors Guild.

Authors Guild, Inc. v. Google Inc. (2d Cir. July 1, 2013).



First Circuit Upholds College Student’s $675,000 Piracy Penalty

The Hollywood Reporter.


BBC News. (new French approach)

Sony BMG Music Entm’t v. Tenenbaum, 107 U.S.P.Q.2d 1264 (1st Cir. June 25, 2013).

Black Swan Intern Ruling/Warner Bros. Music Class Action

Black Swan – Hollywood Reporter.  


Eric Glatt, et al. v. Fox Searchlight Pictures Inc., et ano. (S.D.N.Y. 2013)



Warner Music Sued by Interns in Class Action

Warner Music – Hollywood Reporter.


Justin Henry v. Warner Music Group and Atlantic Recording Corporation



Happy Birthday Copyright


Good Morning To You Productions v. Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.  



Pharrell Williams v.   

The Hollywood Reporter.


I Am Other Entertainment, LLC v. William Adams and I.Am.Symbolic, LLC



Zooey Deschenel Photographer Loses Suit Against Apple  

Entertainment Law Digest



Movie Producer Looks to Slay “Dungeons and Dragons” Lawsuit  

The Hollywood Reporter.


Sweetpea’s Motion for Summary Judgment.

Hasbro, Inc. v. Sweetpea Entm’t Corp. (C.D. Cal. filed May 13, 2013)



MPAA Title Registration: Warner Bros. v. The Weinstein Company



Go-Go’s sued by former member

Sister sued by Sister Sledge

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