Music Modernization, Magic Tricks and More

   Welcome to this episode of Entertainment Law Update. SHOW NOTES   The Music Modernization Act Passes the House and Includes the CLASSICS ActIn this Episode:1 The Music Modernization Act Passes the House and Includes the CLASSICS Act2 COPYRIGHT MODERNIZATION (UPDATE)3 COPPERFIELD SECRET EXPOSED IN LAWSUIT4 COACHELLA, BEYCHELLA, WHY “-CHELLA” CONTINUES TO BE A TRADEMARK … Read moreMusic Modernization, Magic Tricks and More

Copyright Misuse, Motion Capture and more.

   Welcome to this episode of Entertainment Law Update. SHOW NOTES   Disney Misused ‘Star Wars,’ ‘Frozen’ Copyrights, Says Judge (in Redbox Case)In this Episode:1 Disney Misused ‘Star Wars,’ ‘Frozen’ Copyrights, Says Judge (in Redbox Case)2 (follow up) Taylor Swift Wins Legal Battle Over ‘Shake It Off’3 John Wiley & Sons, Inc. v. DRK Photo, … Read moreCopyright Misuse, Motion Capture and more.

Tweets, Tunes and Trademark Audits

   Welcome to this episode of Entertainment Law Update. SHOW NOTES   BREAKING NEWS: CALIFORNIA’S LAW REQUIRING IMDB TO REMOVE AGE INFO STRUCK DOWN AS UNCONSTITUTIONAL In this Episode:1 BREAKING NEWS: CALIFORNIA’S LAW REQUIRING IMDB TO REMOVE AGE INFO STRUCK DOWN AS UNCONSTITUTIONAL 2 JAMES WOODS’ USE OF A QUESTION MARK HELPS HIM BEAT DEFAMATION … Read moreTweets, Tunes and Trademark Audits

Fire fury, followups, and more

  SHOW NOTES Fun follow-up: Ajit GETS DMCA’DIn this Episode:1 Fun follow-up: Ajit GETS DMCA’D2 . . . AND HE (AJIT PAI) GETS HIS NET NEUTRALITY action CHALLENGED3 HOTEL CALIFORNIA HAS SETTLED (Quick Take/follow up)4 COMICON CLASH CONTINUES5 COMMODORES TRADEMARK LAWSUIT6 AMAZON FIGHTING PIRACY (FOLLOWUP TO KODI and Over-The-Top Services (episode # 85)7 Entertainment Law … Read moreFire fury, followups, and more

2017 year in review

  SHOW NOTES Breaking News:​ 2nd Circuit affirms lower court ruling against 100% licensing.In this Episode:1 Breaking News:​ 2nd Circuit affirms lower court ruling against 100% licensing.2 GRONKING TO REMEMBER (FOLLOW UP)3 BIG PIMPIN’ FOLLOW UP4 COMICON IS TRADEMARKED5 YEAR IN REVIEW LIST BELOW6 Net Neutrality7 The Slants8 Monkey Selfie9 Cheerleader Uniforms (and “My Other … Read more2017 year in review