Special Edition: Jonathan Handel: Hollywood On Strike

Call us with your feedback: 310-243-6231 In this SPECIAL Episode: Jonathan Handel talks about the 2007-2009 Hollywood labor strife and his new book on the subject. BUY THE BOOK Hollywood on Strike!: An Industry at War in the Internet Age (print) Hollywood on Strike!: An Industry at War in the Internet Age (kindle)

Beauty queens and footlong sandwiches


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In this Episode:

  • Follow Ups
  • Gaga / Madonna
  • Tolkien estate vs. Book Author
  • Subway Footlong trademark claims
  • King’s Speech/No Animals Harmed
  • Superbowl Class Action
  • Medical Justice and DMCA for review sites
  • Miss San Antonio de-throned, files suit
  • and more…

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Can Kanye write songs 140 characters at a time?


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In this Episode:

  • Follow Ups
  • UMG v. Augusto
  • Brill v. Disney
  • New CRB Royalty Rates
  • Josh Groban sings Kanye’s tweets
  • Right of Publicity cases and the Constitution
  • Record Labels to pay $47.5 Million
  • Defamation in Copyright Registration
  • Presley Estate Sues Chrysalis

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Entertainment Law Update, Episode 16:


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In this Episode:

  • follow ups
  • Recent Cases and Decisions
  • Some online resources we use to keep on top of the stories.
  • Our top stories for 2010

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Tiny astronauts and child actresses


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In this Episode:

  • follow ups
  • Ageism in Hollywood is getting out of hand
  • Hitchcock Movies never go out of style
  • Oprah gets sued for publicizing author’s work
  • Photographer claims r TV movie photo infringes his image
  • You did what I asked of you… How could you do that to me?
  • Do tiny astronauts have a right of publicity?
  • Bob Marley Family loses

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Mockumentaries, Downloads, Licenses, and First Sales


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In this Episode:

  • follow ups
  • Letterman v. Phoenix?
  • Naked Cowpersons
  • Eminem wins on downloads
  • ASCAP Loses on downloads
  • MADONNA not the only material girl
  • Ivi, Inc. says it doesn’t need a license for tv rebroadcasts
  • Righthaven: Troll or Defender?
  • Vernor v. Autodesk – is the first sale doctrine dead?

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