April Quarantine Edition

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Welcome to this episode of Entertainment Law Update.

SHOW NOTES

RIAA SUED OVER SONGS IT DIDN’T HAVE RIGHTS TO (WOOPS! WE DIDN’T OWN THAT)

YES NBA2K, YOU CAN USE THAT TATTOO 

YES, ACTIVISION CAN USE THE HUMVEES IN THEIR GAMES

SUBLICENSE SECTION

FIRST CIRCUIT RECOGNIZES SUBLICENSES FOR COPYRIGHT WITH LIGHTBULBS 

INSTAGRAM WINS LICENSING (PRACTICE POINTER)

BURBANK SHOW CHOIR PREVAILS ON FAIR USE IN 9TH CIRCUIT

SCOTUS RULES THAT BUT-FOR CAUSATION REQUIRED FOR CONTRACT DISCRIMINATION

ROBIN WILLIAMS CHANNEL: DOES IT VIOLATE HIS WISHES?

What’s Up with John Krasinski and his SGN TRADEMARK APP?

Free Speech Round Up Quick Take:

Alex Jones Loses Appeal

Coal Executive moves forward on his lawsuit

Judge Cites Acosta when Ruling Against Trump

Washington group sues Fox News for COVID-19 Coverage 

COVID-19 LIGHTNING ROUND

Stub hub sued for changing refund policy.

COPYRIGHT OFFICE COVID-19 GUIDANCE