The Invisible Episode

EntertainmentLawUpdateEpisode135 – (view transcript) COPYRIGHT PREEMPTS RIGHT OF PUBLICITY IN STERN LAWSUIT https://www.reuters.com/legal/transactional/stuttering-john-howard-stern-show-loses-lawsuit-against-sirius-xm-2021-06-24/ https://www.courtlistener.com/docket/17457606/29/melendez-v-sirius-xm-radio-inc/ ANOTHER SCOTUS DECISION POTENTIALLY THREATENS STATUTORY COPYRIGHT DAMAGES https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20210628/11401347076/did-supreme-court-just-take-sledge-hammer-to-copyrights-statutory-damages.shtml https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/20pdf/20-297_4g25.pdf (the case) NEW SCOTUS RULING: SCHOOL DISCIPLINE FOR SOME  OFF-CAMPUS STUDENT SPEECH UNCONSTITUTIONAL https://www.forbes.com/sites/legalentertainment/2021/06/24/cheerleaders-profane-social-media-rant-against-school-protected-by-first-amendment-supreme-court-rules/?sh=1907494d4c85 NCAA RELEASES DECISION REGARDING COLLEGE ATHLETES https://www.natlawreview.com/article/college-athletes-now-allowed-to-earn-money-use-their-name-image-and-likeness SACHA BARON COHEN WINS ONE FIGHT, STARTS ANOTHER https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/tv/tv-news/sacha-baron-cohen-roy-moores-lawsuit-1234981330/ https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/general-news/borat-sustainable-cannabis-billboard-sparks-lawsuit-1234980984/ … Read more

Murderers, Monster, and the Game of Life

EntertainmentLawUpdateEpisode134 – (view transcript) Breaking News – NIL and the NCAA Interim Policy https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/ncaa-division-i-council-approves-2609578/?origin=CEG&utm_source=CEG&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=CustomEmailDigest&utm_term=jds-article&utm_content=article-link https://www.scotusblog.com/2021/06/ncaa-athletes-get-unanimous-win-on-educational-perks-as-kavanaugh-calls-out-limits-on-direct-payments/ https://www.ncaa.org/about/resources/media-center/news/di-council-recommends-di-board-adopt-name-image-and-likeness-policy SCOTUS opinion FOLLOW-UP: COX FILES APPEAL of $1B Verdict https://completemusicupdate.com/article/cox-communications-files-appeal-against-billion-dollar-copyright-ruling/  https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2021/06/if-not-overturned-bad-copyright-decision-will-lead-many-americans-lose-internet https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2021/06/1-billion-piracy-ruling-could-force-isps-to-disconnect-more-internet-users/ QUICK TAKE: COPYRIGHT OFFICE MEMO ON MUSIC MODERNIZATION ACT https://www.radioworld.com/news-and-business/programming-and-sales/report-offers-guidance-on-music-modernization-act DRAKE AND SHANIA TWAIN PUSH TO CHANGE CANADIAN COPYRIGHT LAW https://eyeonpop.com/detail/381/Drake,-Shania-Twain-&-More-Petition-to-Change-Canadian-Copyright-Law MOTION TO DISMISS DENIED IN NETFLIX … Read more

Google’s is Fair Use, Warhol’s isn’t… or is it?

EntertainmentLawUpdateEpisode133 – (view transcript) Just before we began recording this episode, I learned that we’ve been ranked #1 among entertainment lawe podacsdts by Feedspot…  that’s exciting, and we thank them and you for making that happen!  https://blog.feedspot.com/entertainment_law_podcasts/ We start off our show this time around with some hot, delicious, fresh-from-the-oven BREAKING NEWS:   GOOGLE PREVAILS OVER ORACLE … Read more

Non-Fungible What?

WE NOW HAVE TRANSCRIPTS! EntertainmentLawUpdateEpisode131 – (view transcript) Just before we began recording this episode, I learned that we’ve been ranked #1 among entertainment lawe podacsdts by Feedspot…  that’s exciting, and we thank them and you for making that happen!  https://blog.feedspot.com/entertainment_law_podcasts/ We start off our show this time around with some hot, delicious, fresh-from-the-oven BREAKING NEWS:   … Read more

New Copyright Regs, Compendium, and More

WE NOW HAVE TRANSCRIPTS! EntertainmentLawUpdateEpisode130 – (view transcript) Just before we began recording this episode, I learned that we’ve been ranked #1 among entertainment lawe podacsdts by Feedspot…  that’s exciting, and we thank them and you for making that happen!  https://blog.feedspot.com/entertainment_law_podcasts/ We start off our show this time around with some hot, delicious, fresh-from-the-oven BREAKING NEWS:   … Read more

New Year, New Laws.

WE NOW HAVE TRANSCRIPTS! EntertainmentLawUpdateEpisode129 – (view transcript) Just before we began recording this episode, I learned that we’ve been ranked #1 among entertainment lawe podacsdts by Feedspot…  that’s exciting, and we thank them and you for making that happen!  https://blog.feedspot.com/entertainment_law_podcasts/ LIEBOWITZ LAWSUIT  OVER $15.00 IN REVENUE DEFEATED IN FAIR USE https://blog.ericgoldman.org/archives/2020/12/fair-use-permits-newspaper-to-republish-photo-taken-by-drone-castle-v-kingsport-publishing.htm http://business.cch.com/ipld/CastleKingsportPublishingCorp20201214.pdf OH THE PLACES … Read more