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Yamashita v. Scholastic Inc., No. 17-1957 (2d Cir. 2019)


https://law.justia.com/cases/federal/appellate-courts/ca2/17-1957/17-1957-2019-08-28.html

Illegal Streaming Services Prompt Multiple Indictments (Conspiracy -– Criminal Copyright) 

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/illegal-streaming-services-prompt-multiple-indictments-1235080

https://www.justice.gov/jm/criminal-resource-manual-1847-criminal-copyright-infringement-17-usc-506a-and-18-usc-2319

Barack Obama’s Production Company Runs Into a Trademark Problem | Hollywood Reporter

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/barack-obamas-production-company-runs-a-trademark-problem-1236219

Ariana Grande Sues Forever 21 for Using a “Look-Alike Model” on Social Media

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/ariana-grande-sues-forever-21-using-a-look-alike-model-social-media-1236154

https://slate.com/culture/2019/09/ariana-grande-forever-21-lookalike-lawsuit.html

https://abcnews.go.com/Business/forever-21-file-bankruptcy-report/story?id=65264825

‘WHATEVS’: St. Louis brewery fires back after French firm’s trademark threat 

https://www.news-leader.com/story/news/local/ozarks/2019/09/01/st-louis-earthbound-brewery-missouri-french-beer-trademark-threat/2151731001/

https://blogs.findlaw.com/strategist/2018/07/zen-and-the-art-of-the-funny-cease-and-desist-letter.html

‘Friday the 13th’ Writer Ridicules Notion That Winning Back Rights Means WGA’s Demise 

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/friday-13th-writer-ridicules-notion-winning-back-rights-means-wgas-demise-1236631

MERCEDES ROLLS PAST MOTION TO DISMISS 

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/mercedes-benz-street-artists-fight-could-redraw-copyright-landscape-1229543?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=THR%27s%20Today%20in%20Entertainment_now_2019-09-10%2007:06:04_aweprin&utm_term=hollywoodreporter_tie

https://www.copyright.gov/circs/circ41.pdf

http://illusionofmore.com/does-graffiti-art-enjoy-equal-copyright-protection/ (TIE IN) 

CALIFORNIA SAYS STUDENT ATHLETES CAN PROFIT FROM THEIR NAMES AND LIKENESS 

https://apple.news/A767hW4TPQfKShXoq714ERg

https://www.google.com/amp/s/usatodayhss.com/2019/california-assembly-passes-sb-206-fair-pay-to-play/amp

CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE PASSES AB5 GIG-WORK BILL 

https://www.forbes.com/sites/williamhochberg/2019/09/11/the-music-biz-will-flee-california-if-the-new-gig-economy-law-sticks-warn-artist-and-label-groups/#50ef4ca62cbe

https://www.forbes.com/sites/williamhochberg/2019/09/11/the-music-biz-will-flee-california-if-the-new-gig-economy-law-sticks-warn-artist-and-label-groups/#5e0d34d12cbe

https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2019/9/12/1885039/-Uber-claims-California-gig-economy-law-won-t-apply-because-drivers-aren-t-central-to-Uber-s-business

https://www.forbes.com/sites/bizcarson/2019/09/11/uber-claims-gig-worker-law-doesnt-apply/#39294d8265a6

https://twitter.com/RMac18/status/1171895618014367745 (Well there’s this…)