2018 – That’s a Wrap!

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 Welcome to this episode of Entertainment Law Update.

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FOLLOW UPS

AA GETS ITS COPYRIGHT PROTECTION

https://www.copyright.gov/rulings-filings/review-board/docs/american-airlines.pdf

 

SATANIC TEMPLE AND NETFLIX SETTLE

Satanic Settlement Reached in ‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’ Statue Suit

 

NIANTIC’S POKEMON GO SETTLES

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/hollywood-docket-stormy-daniels-legal-bill-pokemon-go-settlement-conan-obriens-trial-request-1165784

https://www.courthousenews.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/pokemon-settlement.pdf

 

RE-DIGI: APPEALS COURT SAYS NO TO DIGITAL RE-SALES.

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/appeals-court-weighs-resale-digital-files-1168577?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=THR%27s%20Today%20in%20Entertainment_now_2018-12-13%2007:09:26_wrobinson&utm_term=hollywoodreporter_tie

https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/digital-music-file-resales-infringe-14179/

https://law.justia.com/cases/federal/appellate-courts/ca2/16-2321/16-2321-2018-12-12.html (DECISION)

 

COURT SLAMS COPYRIGHT TROLL

US Judge Slams Copyright Troll For Using His Court “Like an ATM” – TorrentFreak

Court Order:  https://torrentfreak.com/images/Strike-3-slam.pdf

 

HONEY BADGER DON’T CARE… UNLESS YOU KNOCK OFF GREETING CARDS (TRADEMARK INFRINGEMENT VS. 1ST AMENDMENT)

https://law.justia.com/cases/federal/appellate-courts/ca9/16-56715/16-56715-2018-11-20.html?utm_source=summary-newsletters&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=2018-11-21-us-court-of-appeals-for-the-ninth-circuit-7b1b5ae34a&utm_content=text-case-read-more-2

http://cdn.ca9.uscourts.gov/datastore/opinions/2018/11/20/16-56715.pdf (opinion)

 

WILSON V. DYNATONE

https://law.justia.com/cases/federal/appellate-courts/ca2/17-1549/17-1549-2018-11-14.html?utm_source=summary-newsletters&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=2018-11-15-us-court-of-appeals-for-the-second-circuit-00d53003b9&utm_content=text-case-read-more-1

 

JURY AFFIRMS EMOTIONAL DISTRESS FOR MODEL

https://www.rightofpublicityroadmap.com/news-commentary/emotional-distress-award-affirmed-model-california

 

OUR TOP STORIES OF THE YEAR IN REVIEW

RESOURCES:

 

  • Net Neutrality in general, Ep. 102    

  • Monkey Selfies, Ep. 100 and 97

  • Tattoo Copyrights and Lebron James, Ep. 101

  • Blurred Lines Upheld – Episodes 96, 99     

  • Spotify Class Action Settlement – Episode 98

  • ABS Entertainment v CBS Corp. – Episodes 101, 103 (combine with MMA?)     

  • SCOTUS Grants Cert to a Case Resolving a Circuit Court Split on When Copyright May Proceed – Episodes 99, 102 (we’re waiting!)

   

 

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