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Meet Us in LA Feb. 8th

Tamera and Gordon will present a live-recording of Episode 106 on February 8th at Loyola Law School (Los Angeles,) as part of their Entertainment Law Symposium.

“Entertainment Law in Review: Trending Topics in 2019”

HTTP://entertainmentlawupdate.com/LMU gets you there!

And, we’ll be having a meetup for cocktails later that day, and you’re all invited.https://entertainmentlawupdate.com/meetus

 Welcome to this episode of Entertainment Law Update.

SHOW NOTES

F-BOMB TO GO TO THE COURT: PRESSING SCANDALOUS TRADEMARKS

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/f-bombs-coming-supreme-court-review-government-ban-scandalous-trademarks-1173295

https://www.natlawreview.com/article/iancu-v-brunetti-supreme-court-grants-cert-to-scandalous-marks-case

 

SCOTUS SAYS NO TO DE HAVILLAND’S LAWSUIT

https://www.newsweek.com/supreme-court-declines-de-havillands-defamation-case-vs-fx-s-feud-bette-and-1287389

 

COURT RULES ON JAMMIN JAVA INFRINGEMENT

https://www.courthousenews.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Jammin.pdf

 

Spotify settles with Wixen, bringing $1.6bn lawsuit to an end – Music Business Worldwide

https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/spotify-settles-with-wixen-bringing-1-6bn-lawsuit-to-an-end/

 

‘Straight Outta Compton’ Lawsuit Tossed Out of Court

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/straight-outta-compton-lawsuit-tossed-court-1171498

 

Blurred Lines – final order: Defendants to pay $5 Million

xhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/legalentertainment/2018/12/14/controversial-blurred-lines-suit-ends-in-5-million-verdict/#3cde38c96ffe

 

The Public domain – no more extensions… works aging into PD for first time in 20 years.

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/first-time-20-years-copyrighted-works-enter-public-domain-180971016/?utm_source=pocket&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=pockethits

 

Fortnite defending dance step lawsuits?

https://www.polygon.com/fortnite/2018/12/18/18146770/backpack-kid-dance-fortnite-epic-games-lawsuit

 

How do you “elect” for Statutory Damages?

https://law.justia.com/cases/federal/appellate-courts/ca6/18-3380/18-3380-2018-12-20.html?utm_source=summary-newsletters&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=2018-12-21-copyright-b44f6cdee4&utm_content=text-case-read-more-1

 

USPTO PRACTICE POINTER ABOUT FRAUDULENT AND MISLEADING TRADEMARK NOTICES:

https://www.uspto.gov/trademarks-getting-started/caution-misleading-notices

 

ORAL ARGUMENTS BEGIN ON THE CIRCUIT SPLIT

https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/let-s-get-ready-to-register-or-not-30621/

https://www.supremecourt.gov/oral_arguments/argument_transcripts/2018/17-571_7lho.pdf (TRANSCRIPT OF ARGUMENT)

https://www.law.com/litigationdaily/2019/01/08/copyright-owners-face-uphill-battle-at-supreme-court-407-4051/?et=editorial&bu=The%20American%20Lawyer&cn=20190109&src=EMC-Email&pt=Litigation%20Daily

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