States’ Liability for copyright infringement

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VIDANGEL POSTMORTEM

https://www.deseretnews.com/article/900075780/vidangel-ordered-to-pay-dollar62-million-to-disney-others-for-copyright-infringement.html 

https://blog.vidangel.com/2019/06/21/open-letter-to-disney-ceo/

TRUMP CAN’T BLOCK ON TWITTER

https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/legal-issues/president-trump-cannot-block-his-critics-on-twitter-federal-appeals-court-rules/2019/07/09/d07a5558-8230-11e9-95a9-e2c830afe24f_story.html?utm_term=.c665490441c8

TEXAS APPEAL COURT: COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT BUT SOVEREIGN IMMUNITY. (TIE TO BLACKBEARD LAW) 

https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/texas-appeals-court-says-university-s-96681/

http://ipjournal.law.wfu.edu/2019/04/nc-sets-sail-for-the-supreme-court-blackbeards-law-and-modern-day-piracy/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Copyright_Remedy_Clarification_Act

YOUTUBE CHANGES ITS RULES TO TRY TO HELP CREATORS 

https://youtube.googleblog.com/2019/07/live-from-vidcon-creating-new.html

https://gizmodo.com/youtube-announces-some-changes-to-its-infamously-screwe-1836233860 

https://www.theverge.com/2019/7/12/20690311/youtube-monetization-merch-stickers-superchat-record-labels-networks-umg 

https://www.theverge.com/2019/7/9/20687985/youtube-manual-copyright-claim-updates-timestamps-automatic-release 

ADIDAS THREE STRIPES ARE NOT ENOUGH FOR A TRADEMARK 

https://www.wsj.com/articles/adidas-told-three-stripes-arent-enough-for-a-trademark-11560966769 

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-court-adidas/adidas-loses-eu-bid-to-extend-three-stripe-trademark-idUSKCN1TK0P7

PRACTICE POINTER: NEW RULE — Foreign applicants must have US Lawyer  

https://www.uspto.gov/trademark/laws-regulations/trademark-rule-requires-foreign-applicants-and-registrants-have-us?utm_campaign=subscriptioncenter&utm_content=&utm_medium=email&utm_name=&utm_source=govdelivery&utm_term= 

UBER LAW THREATENS HOLLYWOOD DUE TO LOAN-OUT COMPANIES 

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/hollywood-faces-devastating-costs-state-bill-targeting-uber-1219575 

US COPYRIGHT OFFICE APPROVED MECHANICAL LICENSING COLLECTIVE 

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.billboard.com/amp/articles/news/8518805/us-copyright-office-approves-mechanical-licensing-collective-sponsored-by-nmpa 

https://www.billboard.com/articles/business/8518824/why-the-us-copyright-office-chose-the-mechanical-licensing-collective 

WARHOL PRINCE PORTRAITS ARE FAIR USE 

http://the1709blog.blogspot.com/2019/07/court-rules-andy-warhols-prince.html 

https://law.justia.com/cases/federal/district-courts/new-york/nysdce/1:2017cv02532/472094/84/ 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=731m0zsbm_w _ Ted Talk