Scalia, Prevailing Parties, Hurt Locker and more.

[TheChamp-Sharing]   SHOW NOTES Antonin Scalia Viewed Hollywood as “Foul-Mouthed Glitteratae,” But Wasn’t Entirely Unfriendly – Hollywood Reporter http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/antonin-scalia-viewed-hollywood-as-865334   HAPPY BIRTHDAY CLASS ACTION  SETTLED http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/warner-music-pays-14-million-863120 http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-happy-birthday-lawsuit-settlement-public-domain-20160208-story.html https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/2706567-Birthday-Settlmemo.html   ATTORNEYS FEES – Blurred Lines and Kirtsaeng Robin Thicke’s Attorney Argues $3.5M Fee Award in “Blurred Lines” Case Would Set Bad Precedent – Hollywood Reporter Supreme … Read more

Big Fees, Strikeouts and Disparaging Brands

[TheChamp-Sharing]   SHOW NOTES  Webcasting Rates http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/dc-sets-new-webcasting-rates-849669   Marvin Gaye Estate Wants $3.4 Million for attorneys’ fees and Expenses http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/hollywood-docket-marvin-gaye-family-854928 Entertainment Law Update is brought to you, in part by the good folks at Clio, the best cloud-based practice management solution. Click the logo below to receive a free trial, and 25% discount on your … Read more

Holy Batmobiles!

[TheChamp-Sharing]   SHOW NOTES Let’s get in some stretching to warm up as we start our rundown… Bikram Yoga – copyright can’t protect sequence of moves: http://cdn.ca9.uscourts.gov/datastore/opinions/2015/10/08/13-55763.pdf http://www.therecorder.com/home/id=1202739359850/Yoga-Cant-Be-Copyrighted-Appeals-Court-Rules?mcode=1202617075062&curindex=4&back=NY&slreturn=20150913193027 http://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=05d27527-2d85-40cd-9e87-eaae8b417143 http://www.tbennettlaw.com/createprotect/2013/01/04/bikram-yoga-protected-by-trademark-not-copyright-its-hot?rq=yoga https://scholar.google.com/scholar_case?q=bikram+yoga&hl=en&as_sdt=6,44&as_ylo=2015&case=6835552009231999996&scilh=0 http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2015/10/09/dog-eat-downward-dog-bikram-yoga-founder-cant-copyright-sequence-of-poses-court-says/ Is Teaching Yoga in public schools an Establishment Clause violation?  Court says no. https://ireact.haynesboone.com/rs/vm.ashx?ct=24F76F1ED2EB42A9CCDD89ACD3249418D5F355B2DF8E0BD15EE5636069FFCB1CDB7A3A9C3      http://lawweb2009.law.villanova.edu/sportslaw/?p=2903 (fast) It must be an election year… Donald … Read more