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QUICK FOLLOW UP: COMIC-CON

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/comic-con-gag-orders-vacated-by-appeals-court-1052334

http://cdn.ca9.uscourts.gov/datastore/opinions/2017/10/26/17-72682.pdf

 

SIRIUS XM RULING: FLORIDA DOESN’T DO PERFORMANCE RIGHTS

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/siriusxm-wins-appeal-pre-1972-sound-recordings-florida-1052130

https://www.digitalmusicnews.com/2017/10/26/florida-pre-1972-copyright-oldies/

https://www.scribd.com/document/362707106/Flo-Eddie-Inc-v-Sirius-XM-Radio-Inc-827-F-3d-1016-1018-11th-Cir-2016

 

FOX WINS ON EMPIRE TRADEMARK SUIT (FOLLOW-UP)

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/fox-wins-appellate-battle-title-empire-1059062

https://law.justia.com/cases/federal/appellate-courts/ca9/16-55577/16-55577-2017-11-16.html?utm_source=summary-newsletters&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=2017-11-17-entertainment-sports-law-4c3249b90f&utm_content=text-case-title-1

 

IMPERSONATIONS AND TRADEMARK: H&M AND WOOF-TANG CLAN

https://abovethelaw.com/2017/11/band-in-the-usa-how-can-musicians-fight-the-unauthorized-use-of-their-identities/

https://revolt.tv/stories/2017/11/18/rza-reportedly-suing-dogwalking-company-wooftang-clan-0700c0f50e

http://hiphopwired.com/560043/rza-sues-dog-walking-company-called-woof-tang-clan/

meanwhile, in another case

http://www.thefashionlaw.com/home/hm-slapped-with-lawsuit-over-justin-bieber-tour-merch

H&M’s alleged infringing clothing: https://static1.squarespace.com/static/553fdbaee4b0d82b91dbde7d/t/5a0efeb353450a5bbcb1a4df/1510932197228/justin-bieber-merch-17.jpg?format=1000w

Stadium logo: http://www.jom-group.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Stadium_DE_350x200-333×200.png

https://abovethelaw.com/2017/11/band-in-the-usa-how-can-musicians-fight-the-unauthorized-use-of-their-identities/?rf=1

https://pitchfork.com/news/classixx-sue-handm-for-trademark-infringement/

Example of the H&M clothing using the term classix on a sweater: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DF6WdRIXkAIxbSy.jpg:large

COSBY ACCUSER’S DEFAMATION SUIT AGAINST LAWYER MOVES FORWARD

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/janice-dickinson-scores-huge-appellate-wins-bill-cosby-defamation-case-1060782

 

LOOT BOXES IN VIDEOGAMES ACCUSED OF GAMBLING

https://gamerant.com/star-wars-battlefront-2-loot-box-hawaii/

http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2017/11/21/belgiums-gaming-commission-has-declared-that-lootboxes-are-gambling.aspx

https://kotaku.com/the-free-cs-go-skin-industry-is-booming-following-gamb-1820410636 (related-Malhar, you have full discretion on this one)

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/comic-riffs/wp/2017/11/18/how-a-star-wars-video-game-faced-charges-that-it-was-promoting-gambling/

(http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2017/11/21/belgiums-gaming-commission-has-declared-that-lootboxes-are-gambling.aspx)

(https://gamerant.com/star-wars-battlefront-2-loot-box-hawaii/)

(https://kotaku.com/china-passes-law-forcing-games-with-loot-boxes-to-discl-1789828850)

https://www.forbes.com/forbes/welcome/?toURL=https://www.forbes.com/sites/insertcoin/2012/07/02/new-korean-law-lets-parents-decide-when-their-kids-can-play-games/&refURL=https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/comic-riffs/wp/2017/11/18/how-a-star-wars-video-game-faced-charges-that-it-was-promoting-gambling/&referrer=https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/comic-riffs/wp/2017/11/18/how-a-star-wars-video-game-faced-charges-that-it-was-promoting-gambling/#4992c5ee34b6

https://www.ea.com/games/starwars/battlefront/battlefront-2/news/pre-launch-update?utm_campaign=swbf2_hd_na_ic_soco_twt_swbfii-prelaunchblog-tw&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&cid=42029&ts=1511834461827

 

GOOGLE V. CANADA: CUTTING A RULING IN THE NAME OF FREE SPEECH (BLAME CANADA* South Park Reference)

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/google-convinces-us-court-canadian-ruling-threatens-free-speech-globally-1054608

https://www.scribd.com/document/363385175/Equustek-CA

 

ROY ORBINSON HOLOGRAM TOUR

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/roy-orbison-hologram-at-center-new-legal-fight-1060872

 

ESPN MUST FACE COPYRIGHT LAWSUIT

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/espn-face-copyright-trial-football-documentary-1053424

 

FCC ATTEMPTING TO END NET NEUTRALITY (AGAIN)

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-switch/wp/2017/11/21/the-fcc-has-unveiled-its-plan-to-rollback-its-net-neutrality-rules/

http://www.thefashionlaw.com/home/fcc-chief-plans-to-ditch-us-net-neutrality-rules-pending-vote

 

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