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 Welcome to this episode of Entertainment Law Update.

SHOW NOTES

 

Rapid Fire:

DISNEY’S CAUTIONARY CASE MOVES FORWARD:

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/judge-allows-copyright-claims-technology-used-disneys-avengers-1121061

IN OTHER NEWS… REN VENTURES  HAS SUFFERED A DEFEAT (follow-up summary judgement)

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/star-wars-card-game-app-lawsuit-produces-copyright-win-lucasfilm-1124414

BLURRED LINES: THE APPEALS SAID NO

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/appeals-court-wont-rehear-blurred-lines-case-1126253

https://ipbreakdown.com/blog/blurred-lines-the-ninth-circuits-opinion-is-slightly-less-crazy/

Compare – ED SHEERAN SUED BY MARVIN GAYE Investment Banker owning publishing rights – COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT

https://www.nbcnews.com/pop-culture/music/ed-sheeran-sued-allegedly-copying-marvin-gaye-hit-let-s-n887651

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/ed-sheerans-copyright-battles-are-weirder-anyone-can-imagine-1123850

NO RE-HEARING RE OLIVIA DE HAVILLAND

http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/la-et-entertainment-news-updates-2018-olivia-de-havilland-s-feud-petition-1531440681-htmlstory.html

EU SAID NO TO THANOS SNAP COPYRIGHT REFORM

https://www.politico.eu/article/european-parliament-votes-to-block-copyright-reform/

SCOTUS GRANTS CERT TO A CASE RESOLVING A CIRCUIT SPLIT ON WHEN COPYRIGHT LAWSUITS MAY PROCEED

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/hollywood-docket-settlement-antitrust-lawsuit-broadway-casting-1123920

https://www.fr.com/fishTMCopyrightblog/supreme-court-to-resolve-copyright-registration-circuit-split/

 

NINTH CIRCUIT DEALS A BLOW AGAINST ARTISTS ON RESALE

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/appeals-court-deals-blow-chuck-close-artists-seeking-resale-royalties-1125404

https://law.justia.com/cases/federal/appellate-courts/ca9/16-56234/16-56234-2018-07-06.html?utm_source=summary-newsletters&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=2018-07-07-us-court-of-appeals-for-the-ninth-circuit-2a71bcfc40&utm_content=text-case-title-2

 

NORTH CAROLINA’S 4TH CIRCUIT SHIELDS THE STATE

https://law.justia.com/cases/federal/appellate-courts/ca4/17-1522/17-1522-2018-07-10.html?utm_source=summary-newsletters&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=2018-07-13-intellectual-property-23f1b2b544&utm_content=text-case-title-3
(Related to Jon’s Ep 82 based hypo)

 

FEDERAL COURT IN VIRGINIA COURT MESSES UP FAIR USE

https://abovethelaw.com/2018/07/photos-finished-virginia-court-eviscerates-copyright-protection-for-shutterbugs/

https://www.copyright.gov/fair-use/summaries/russellbrammer-violenthuesllc-4thcir2018.pdf

 

COPYRIGHT OWNER NARROW INTERPRETATION

https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/copyright-owner-s-narrow-interpretation-10391/

 

THIS IS WHY YOU CHECK YOUR PHOTOGRAPHERS

https://mobile.twitter.com/Bill__Donahue/status/1013857157526249478?utm_source=Newsletter+List&utm_campaign=26973d3a29-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_07_03_06_51&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_9e18342425-26973d3a29-384867609
https://ecf.cofc.uscourts.gov/cgi-bin/show_public_doc?2013cv0942-136-0

https://www.cnn.com/style/article/statue-of-liberty-stamp-lawsuit/index.html

On June 29, 2018, Judge Bruggink for the U.S. Court of Federal Claims ruled that the Postal Service owes Robert Davidson $3.5 million for a Mix-up, infringing his copyright in a replica of the Statue of Liberty.

 

AND THIS IS WHY YOU TRY AND RESERVE RIGHTS (AND A QUICK NOTE: THIS IS WHY YOU RESERVE URLS)

https://blog.fairwindspartners.com/udrp-and-urs/udrp-spotlight-free-speech-and-fair-use/

http://www.trumphotels.org

http://www.businessinsider.com/trump-hotels-website-domain-purchased-turned-into-parody-presidents-immigration-policy-2018-6

http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/explainer/2008/12/is_cybersquatting_against_the_law.html

https://www.cnn.com/2018/06/12/politics/white-house-singapore-summit-video/index.html

https://www.destinypictures.biz

https://www.bleedingcool.com/2018/07/04/kitty-pryde-trademark-x-men/?utm_source=Newsletter+List&utm_campaign=a1a472ed66-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_07_10_06_10&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_9e18342425-a1a472ed66-384867609 (AND A FICTIONAL EXAMPLE)

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