In this episode, in addition to our usual coverage of the stories from the previous month, we take a deep dive into “Over The Top” services… Stay tuned ’till the end
Related: Florida Supreme Court to hear Turtles copyright case
AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR TESTING AND MATERIALS, et al.,
v. PUBLIC.RESOURCE.ORG, INC.,
And AMERICAN EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATION, INC. et al.,
v. PUBLIC.RESOURCE.ORG, INC.,
Carl Malamud’s Public.Resource.org
Just for Fun…
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3qcXqC5g48KNE1fSzNSM1IwUmc/view (actual decision)
SAG/AFTRA wants to join as defendant
State of California argument
(CBS, Paramount settle)
And another lawyer discipline situation…
Flo and Eddie lose appeal in NY. Proposed settlement reached with Sirius.
And Now… Our year end round up of the big stories from 2016… In no particular order, and this is a totally un-scientifically compiled list…
In episode 75 we discussed
Zappa Family Dispute – You can have an estate plan and there are still disputes.
https://www.copyright.gov/newsnet/2016/648.html – Librarian of Congress Seeks Input on Register of Copyrights
This episode was recorded live before an audience of fellow entertainment attorneys at
Texas CLE’s 2016 Entertainment Law Institute
Our guest panelist on this episode is Stan Soocher.
Stan is the long-time Editor In Chief of Entertainment Law and Finance, and a tenured Associated Professor of Music and Entertainment Industry Studies at the University of Colorado’s Denver Campus. He’s an entertainment attorney, and an award winning music journalist, and the author of two books about lawsuits in the music industry. Two years ago, he was the recipient of the State Bar of Texas’ Entertainment and Sports Law Section’s “Texas Star Award”.
Recent cases and stories we’re watching:
https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20151027/07151432647/fox-news-anchors-suit-over-toy-hamster-likeness-results-hilarious-point-by-point-hasbro-rebuttal.shtml (hasbro’s rebuttal to the initial complaint)
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Also – question about what is “commercial? (Creative commons case involving Fedex)
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-intersect/wp/2016/07/11/what-happens-when-pokemon-go-turns-your-home-into-a-gym/ (example of person who’s property was marked as a gym)
https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/jul/10/pokemon-go-armed-robbers-dead-body (instance of mugging using the app)
https://www.cnet.com/how-to/pokemon-go-google-account-access/ (re: privacy issue)
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CnE5yTbXYAAsoPF.jpg (associated image for Holocaust Museum*)
THE CONSENT DECREE: http://www.bmi.com/pdfs/advocacy/usa_v_bmi_opinion_2016_09_16.pdf
How about hashtags? http://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-trending-36915565
Press agency accuses Getty Images of overstepping.. http://ipprotheinternet.com/ipprotheinternetnews/copyrightarticle.php?article_id=5029#.V6f9LmXj6Ml (side note: complaint filed)
https://www.eff.org/document/letter-maria-pallante-fcc-re-set-top-boxes (Copyright office letter)
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