You’re a mean one, Dr. Seuss!

  SHOW NOTES SCREEN ACTORS GUILD URGES JUDGE TO SAVE AGE-CENSORSHIP LAW TO COMBAT RAMPANT BIAS SAG-AFTRA is trying to intervene and keep AB1687 (the anti-age disclosure law) alive. Caption: IMDB.COM,Inc. V. Xavier Becerra. JX: FEDERAL-Northern District of California (related parties SAG-AFTRA)   http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/actors-guild-urges-judge-save-age-censorship-law-combat-rampant-bias-1032558 (SAG brief) https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/3960381-Agelaw-Sag.html (CA’s Brief) https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/3960380-IMDbcom-Becerra.html (IMDB’s Brief) https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/3960378-IMDB-Sj.html   FOLLOW … Read moreYou’re a mean one, Dr. Seuss!

Is copyright getting tougher?

[TheChamp-Sharing] SHOW NOTES   Lindsay Lohan Loses The decision: http://www.courts.state.ny.us/reporter/3dseries/2016/2016_05942.htm http://kotaku.com/court-throws-out-lindsay-lohans-grand-theft-auto-v-laws-1786058629 http://www.billboard.com/articles/business/7495416/lindsay-lohan-loses-grand-theft-auto-lawsuit?utm_source=twitter http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/lindsay-lohan-loses-grand-theft-925022   Paid Endorsements?  Are your disclosures in order? Canada is cracking down on paid social media endorsements http://www.canadianbusiness.com/innovation/advertising-standards-canada-social-media-endorsement-crackdown/   (Warners’ Fine to FTC) https://www.ftc.gov/news-events/press-releases/2016/07/warner-bros-settles-ftc-charges-it-failed-adequately-disclose-it   What is “For Profit”: Dutch Playboy in the EU http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/photos-dutch-playboy-model-spark-926701 http://www.billboard.com/biz/articles/news/legal-and-management/7503684/top-european-court-rules-linking-to-illegal-content http://curia.europa.eu/juris/document/document.jsf?text=&docid=183124&pageIndex=0&doclang=en&mode=req&dir=&occ=first&part=1&cid=755998 (the decision) http://curia.europa.eu/jcms/upload/docs/application/pdf/2016-09/cp160092en.pdf (press release) … Read moreIs copyright getting tougher?

Drones and Dead Rockers. Special guest: Enrico Schaefer

[TheChamp-Sharing] SHOW NOTES DRONE LAW Special Guest: Enrico Schaefer Enrico Schaefer, Esq. is a Unmanneed Aerial Systems pilot and technology lawyer at TraverseLegal in Traverse City, Michigan.  He has been a UAS enthusiast for years, and has completed a number of advanced UAS classes in the UAS program at Northwestern Michigan College.  Enrico is considered … Read moreDrones and Dead Rockers. Special guest: Enrico Schaefer

Buck Rogers, Darfour Refugees, Thai Math Professors and more

[TheChamp-Sharing]   SHOW NOTES Judge Rejects Film Producer’s Bid to Have Buck Rogers Character Declared in Public Domain http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/judge-rejects-film-producers-bid-877683   Judge Lets 54 Sudanese Refugees Pursue Copyright and Fraud Claims Over Reese Witherspoon Film http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/judge-lets-54-sudanese-refugees-878021   Judge Doesn’t Want Google to Google the Favorite Books and Songs of Potential Jurors http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/judge-doesnt-want-google-google-878548   Judge Knocks Out … Read moreBuck Rogers, Darfour Refugees, Thai Math Professors and more

Consent Decrees, Sex Tapes, Klingons and Nude Scenes

[TheChamp-Sharing]   SHOW NOTES 100 Percent Licensing: U.S. Copyright Office Argues New Proposal Threatens Song Owners’ Rights http://www.billboard.com/biz/articles/news/legal-and-management/6890404/100-percent-licensing-us-copyright-office-argues-new Links to this article: http://copyright.gov/policy/pro-licensing.pdf  Erin Andrews and Hulk Hogan win big.  Are they the poster children for the new Privacy? Erin Andrews (peephole case) http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/erin-andrews-awarded-55m-lawsuit-873313 Hulk Hogan (Bollea v. Gawker) http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/hulk-hogan-gets-115m-verdict-876768   Princess Cruises (Quick Take) … Read moreConsent Decrees, Sex Tapes, Klingons and Nude Scenes