Welcome to this episode of Entertainment Law Update.
PART I-CURRENT NEWS:
COPYRIGHT OVER LAWS, IT’S STILL AN ISSUE:
CONSENT DECREES COMMENT PERIOD:
EMPIRE LAWSUIT GETS REVIVED:
Greatest Hits – Important Cases
Matal v. Tam.
Kirtsaeng v. Wiley & Sons
Petrella v. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc.
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)
“Blurred Lines” Case
Top Stories/Recurring themes:
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.
VIACOM V. GOOGLE (Saga ended Ep 48 w/settlement)
RIGHT OF PUBLICITY, NCAA AND GTA.
INNOCENCE OF MUSLIMS CASE
CELEBRITIES KEEP CLIMBING THE STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN
- July 2018: https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-features/prince-estate-big-plans-upcoming-purple-reign-698529/
- June 2018: www.prince.com (https://www.law.com/njlawjournal/2018/07/27/prince-estate-lodges-cybersquatting-suit-against-nj-based-domain-trader/?slreturn=20180714132847)