Much Ado About Lots Of Things.
In Episode 66, we talked about the major ruling by the 9th circuit in the Lenz v. Universal Case…. Not much to talk about here, except to mention that Universal has asked the 9th Circuit to re-hear the case en banc.
Jay Z Wins Copyright Case Because Plaintiff Did Not Have Standing
Netflix and film studios face lawsuit over song captioning for deaf | Film | The Guardian
CBS Radio’s Novel Defense on Pre-1972 Recording
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George Orwell’s Estate is issuing Copyright Takedowns for the Number ‘1984’
Appeals Court Rules “Point Break” Parody is Entitled to Copyright Protection
Keeling v. Hars
Fox News Anchor’s Suit Over Toy Hamster’s Likeness Results in Hilarious Point-by-Point Hasbro Rebuttal
Marilyn Monroe Estate’s Licensing Activities Alleged To Be a Monopolistic Sham
EFF Asks Supreme Court to Apply First Amendment to Speech About Celebrities
Anne Frank What is a Joint Work?
Monkey Selfie Update
https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20151106/23433032738/monkey-see-monkey-sue-defendants-ask-judge-to-toss-out-ridiculous-monkey-copyright-lawsuit.shtml – (RE: Motion to dismiss by defendants)
https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/2509399/gov-uscourts-cand-291324-28-0.pdf – (Slater’s motion to dismiss)
https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/2509398-3e17e9c2-f21a-4cca-aca7-ba1c6c6fd616.html#document/p11 (blurb’s motion to dismiss)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/weird/ct-monkey-selfie-copyright-20151111-story.html– (Gender of the photographed monkey being disputed)