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Welcome to this episode of Entertainment Law Update.

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BREAKING: STATES CANNOT BE SUED FOR COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT-
YES NORTH CAROLINA, YOU CAN BE A PIRATE.

Opinion: https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/19pdf/18-877_dc8f.pdf

https://copyrightalliance.org/copyright-law/copyright-cases/allen-v-cooper/ https://www.scotusblog.com/case-files/cases/allen-v-cooper/

THIS LAND IS YOUR LAND – Court declines to rule on Public Domain Status

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/28/arts/music/this-land-is-your-land-copyright.html

PELOTON SETTLES AND DISMISSES COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/peloton-nmpa-announce-settlement-agreement-dismiss-copyright-infringement-lawsuit-1281549?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=THR%27s%20Today%20in%20Entertainment_2020-02-28%2007:10:00_aweprin&utm_term=hollywoodreporter_tie

LED ZEPPELIN WINS ON APPELLATE: INVERSE RATIO DEAD

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/led-zeppelin-wins-stairway-heaven-copyright-fight-appellate-replay-1283184

Stairway to Inverse Ratio Rule Abrogation – Biederman Blog 

UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT

KATY PERRY VERDICT WIPED OUT

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/judge-wipes-28m-copyright-verdict-katy-perry-capitol-records-1285141

DISNEY WINS INSIDE OUT CASE BY “MOODSTERS” CREATOR

https://law.justia.com/cases/federal/appellate-courts/ca9/18-55635/18-55635-2020-03-16.html?utm_source=summary-newsletters&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=2020-03-17-us-court-of-appeals-for-the-ninth-circuit-dd8ddebead&utm_content=text-case-title-2

https://www.jurist.org/news/2020/03/federal-appeals-court-rules-for-disney-in-inside-out-copyright-suit/

BILLIONS CLAIMS DISMISSED (FOLLOW-UP) 

PRODUCTION COMPANY FOR SHIPBOARD REALITY SHOW NOT LIABLE FOR CREWMAN’S INJURY

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/hollywood-docket-can-it-be-negligent-film-a-health-tragedy-1284485

https://www.courts.ca.gov/opinions/documents/B292457.PDF

FIFTH CIRCUIT SETS CLEAR START-LINE FOR STATUTORY DAMAGES

ADULT ENTERTAINMENT SITE SUED DUE TO ADA 

https://news.bloomberglaw.com/us-law-week/insight-a-lawsuit-against-adult-entertainment-sites-might-clarify-ada

https://www.bloomberglaw.com/public/desktop/document/SurisvMindgeekHoldingsSarletal?1585095430 (filing)

https://abcnews.go.com/US/deaf-man-sues-pornhub-lack-closed-captions/story?id=68354500

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2015/04/9th-circuit-rules-netflix-isnt-subject-to-disability-law/ (See reference to Netflix below) 

https://www.scotusblog.com/case-files/cases/dominos-pizza-llc-v-robles/

ELECTION YEAR RUNDOWN: FEEL THE BERN EDITION (BY POPULAR REQUEST @MENDEZMUSIC)

https://www.wired2fish.com/news/former-pro-angler-sues-bernie-sanders/

NEW FEE SCHEDULE HERE FOR COPYRIGHT OFFICE 

https://www.copyright.gov/rulemaking/feestudy2018/proposed-fee-schedule.pdf

https://www.copyright.gov/rulemaking/feestudy2018/

Fees | U.S. Copyright Office

Tamera’s guest appearance on The State Bar of Texas podcast

How to Be an Entertainment Lawyer in Texas – Legal Talk Network