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OLIVIA DE HAVILLAND LEGAL OBITUARY

https://www.cnn.com/2020/07/26/entertainment/olivia-de-havilland-dies/index.html

PARAMOUNT CONSENT DECREES ENDED

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/judge-agrees-end-paramount-consent-decrees-1306387

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/judge-agrees-end-paramount-consent-decrees-1306387

WAITE V UMG RECORDINGS (USDC, E.D. New York)

https://www.loeb.com/en/insights/publications/2020/08/waite-v-umg-recordings-inc

MANGO V. BUZZFEED-LACK OF KNOWLEDGE OVER POTENTIAL FUTURE INFRINGEMENTS ISN’T A RELEVANT ISSUE

https://law.justia.com/cases/federal/appellate-courts/ca2/19-446/19-446-2020-08-13.html?utm_source=summary-newsletters&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=2020-08-14-copyright-2f8e775c38&utm_content=text-case-title-1

 17 U.S. Code § 1202. Integrity of copyright management information

GOOGLE SUCCESSFULLY DEFENDS AGAINST INFRINGEMENT LAWSUIT OVER LYRICS

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/google-beats-song-lyric-scraping-lawsuit-1306788

SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, COUNTY OF KINGS

50 Cent vs. Rick Ross – Connecticut Common Law claim

https://law.justia.com/cases/federal/appellate-courts/ca2/19-0480/19-0480-2020-08-19.html?utm_source=summary-newsletters&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=2020-08-20-us-court-of-appeals-for-the-second-circuit-ed1b07feed&utm_content=text-case-read-more-2

ACTRESS WINS FAIR USE LAWSUIT AGAINST DIRECTOR FOR DEMO REEL

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/demo-reel-clips-ruled-fair-use-directors-suit-actress-1306502

FRANKENSTEIN OF FAIR USE IN THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM

MARANO V METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART (USDC, S.D. New York)+

https://www.loeb.com/en/insights/publications/2020/07/marano-v-metropolitan-museum-of-art

SHAPE OF WATER APPEAL RESULT LEADS TO  RESURRECTION OF PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN SUIT

*IS NINTH CIRCUIT BEING INDECISIVE?

Pirates of the Caribbean Lawsuit Revived by the Ninth Circuit

https://wdwnt.com/2020/07/previously-dismissed-pirates-of-the-caribbean-copyright-infringement-lawsuit-case-is-reopened-following-appeals/

https://news.bloomberglaw.com/ip-law/disney-says-pirate-originality-protects-it-from-copyright-claim?context=article-related

https://www.nydailynews.com/snyde/ny-lawsuit-claiming-disney-stole-idea-for-pirates-of-caribbean-revived-20200723-7w3rafgb3jh6rh3aozg6wpqasu-story.html

AND NOW WE HAVE THE FOLLOWING PETITIONS FOR CERT IN STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN AND INSIDE OUT

INSIDE OUT

https://insidethemagic.net/2020/08/inside-out-copyright-lawsuit-tm1/

https://www.ipwatchdog.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Moodsters-Cert-Petition.pdf

SCOTUS Blog -The Moodsters Company v. The Walt Disney Company Pending petition

STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/supreme-court-asked-review-stairway-heaven-fight-1307260 

https://twitter.com/Bill__Donahue/status/1293912628863971329?s=20