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 Welcome to this episode of Entertainment Law Update.

SHOW NOTES

 

PART I-CURRENT NEWS:

COPYRIGHT OVER LAWS, IT’S STILL AN ISSUE:

https://www.eff.org/press/releases/win-public-right-know-court-vacates-injunction-against-publishing-law

https://law.justia.com/cases/federal/appellate-courts/cadc/17-7035/17-7035-2018-07-17.html

 

CONSENT DECREES COMMENT PERIOD:

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/justice-dept-reviewing-movie-licensing-restrictions-books-decades-1131827

https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/department-justice-opens-review-paramount-consent-decrees https://variety.com/2018/politics/news/consent-decrees-department-of-justice-1202893374/

https://www.justice.gov/atr/paramount-decree-review  

 

EMPIRE LAWSUIT GETS REVIVED:

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/was-it-racist-a-judge-dismiss-a-copyright-lawsuit-targeting-foxs-empire-1131906

 

Greatest Hits – Important Cases

The Slants

Matal v. Tam.

 

Kirtsaeng (I&II)

Kirtsaeng v. Wiley & Sons

 

Raging Bull

Petrella v. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc.

 

Aereo

 

Utah Joins the Case History

 

The Supreme Court

 

AMERICAN BROADCASTING COS., INC., ET AL. v. AEREO, INC., FKA BAMBOOM LABS, INC.

 

Lenz v. Universal (Scotus Denied Cert)

 

Cheerleader Case  

 

“Blurred Lines” Case

 

Top Stories/Recurring themes:

Monkey Selfies

 

Things Going into Public Domain: (Happy Birthday/Who’s on First/Buck Rogers/Sherlock Holmes/Steamboat Willie)

 

FAIR USE GETS MORE COMPLICATED

 

Tamera’s December 2010 prediction re fair use…

https://entertainmentlawupdate.com/2010/12/episode-16/ Starting around 49 minutes into Episode 16.

 

Righthaven

 

VIACOM V. GOOGLE (Saga ended Ep 48 w/settlement)

 

Honorable Mentions

Tattoo Copyrights

 

RIGHT OF PUBLICITY, NCAA AND GTA.

 

INNOCENCE OF MUSLIMS CASE

 

CELEBRITIES KEEP CLIMBING THE STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN

 

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