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 Welcome to this episode of Entertainment Law Update.

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MUSIC MODERNIZATION ACT – Summary Overview

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/09/senate-passes-copyright-bill-to-end-140-year-protection-for-old-songs/

https://www.digitalmusicnews.com/2018/09/19/music-modernization-act-older-recordings/

https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/trump-signs-music-modernization-act-736185/

 

THE AMERICAN ROYALTIES TOO ACT OF 2018 

Does granting a resale royalty for visual artists undermine the first-sale doctrine?

https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/6868

https://news.artnet.com/opinion/kenny-schachter-on-banksy-at-sothebys-stunt-1372921

 

CALIFORNIA ENACTS STRONGEST NET NEUTRALITY PROTECTIONS IN THE COUNTRY AS TRUMP ADMINISTRATION FILES SUIT

http://www.latimes.com/politics/la-pol-ca-net-neutrality-california-signed-governor-jerry-brown-20180930-story.html

And Broadband groups sue California over this law.

https://www.law360.com/articles/1089130/broadband-groups-sue-to-block-calif-net-neutrality-law

       

SCOTUS CERT GRANTED: WHEN DOES COPYRIGHT REGISTRATION OCCUR?

https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/scotus-will-decide-what-the-copyright-41704/

 

LED ZEPPELIN’S STAIRWAY TO A NEW TRIAL

Skidmore v. Led Zepplin

https://law.justia.com/cases/federal/appellate-courts/ca9/16-56057/16-56057-2018-09-28.html?utm_source=summary-newsletters&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=2018-09-29-us-court-of-appeals-for-the-ninth-circuit-ed638ef336&utm_content=text-case-title-1

https://www.forbes.com/sites/guymartin/2018/09/30/a-riff-too-far-led-zeppelins-stairway-to-heaven-copyright-infringement-acquittal-is-reversed/?utm_source=Newsletter%2BList&utm_campaign=a9c4c3e0b1-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_10_09_06_40&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_9e18342425-a9c4c3e0b1-384867609#2132dc9977c2

https://ipbreakdown.com/blog/why-stairway-to-heaven-verdict-was-reversed/

 

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN A TRADEMARK OWNER GOES UNDER?

https://www.forbes.com/sites/oliverherzfeld/2018/09/13/the-most-significant-unresolved-legal-issue-in-trademark-licensing/?utm_source=Newslinks&utm_campaign=8b224648ae-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_10_26_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_764896fc23-8b224648ae-397529001#6d8f4c732932

https://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=e00e6db8-8b4a-4651-b0d4-f81546a9f4ef

 

HOW IS GRAFFITI LIKE A CHEERLEADER UNIFORM?

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/gm-can-t-dodge-graffiti-artists-lawsuit-car-ad-1145329?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=THR%27s%20Today%20in%20Entertainment_now_2018-09-20%2007:09:09_wrobinson&utm_term=hollywoodreporter_tie

https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/full-speed-ahead-for-graffiti-artist-s-60277/

https://www.manatt.com/Manatt/media/Documents/Articles/Falkner-v-General-Motors-Company.pdf

NON UNION ORCHESTRAS FOR FILMS IN THE CROSSHAIRS

American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada v. Paramount Pictures Corp., No. 16-55996 (9th Cir. 2018)

 

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