Entertainment Law Update Podcast 64

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SHOW NOTES

Deadmou5 and Disney settle

Deadmau5, Disney Settle Dispute Over “Mouse Head” Logo The House of Mickey had opposed the EDM star’s attempt to register a caricature of a mouse head. 

Mr. Holmes v. U.S. Copyright Law

http://www.forbes.com/sites/davegonzales/2015/05/31/the-strange-case-of-mr-holmes-vs-us-copyright-law/

Grand Theft Auto Maker Sues Over BBC Film

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/grand-theft-auto-maker-sues-797450

 

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TV Broadcasters Beat Class-Action Lawsuit Over College Athletics

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/tv-broadcasters-beat-class-action-800243

Follow Up: Universal Tells ‘Blurred Lines’ Judge Not to Violate Its Seventh Amendment Right

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/universal-tells-blurred-lines-judge-799459

Abbott & Costello Heirs Sue Over Lifting of “Who’s on First” Routine

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/abbott-costello-heirs-sue-lifting-800324

Inglewood tries to silence a critic with a copyright lawsuit

http://adamsteinbaugh.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/City_of_Inglewood_Opposition_First_Amendment_Superheros.pdf

http://www.latimes.com/opinion/opinion-la/la-ol-inglewood-copyright-lawsuit-20150602-story.html

Vice v. Virtue: Best Trademark Lawsuit Ever?

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/vice-v-virtue-best-trademark-799882

Hollywood’s content geo-blocking draws attention of antitrust regulators

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2015/06/report-eu-flexes-antitrust-muscles-to-tackle-hollywoods-territorial-licensing/

http://europeansting.com/2015/06/10/changing-the-eu-copyright-law-wont-bring-us-much-closer-to-digital-single-market/

http://www.politico.eu/newsletter/morning-tech-europe/politico-pros-morning-tech-google-charges-geo-blocking-probe-spectrum-galore/(followup)

In Piracy Fight, Google Dealt Huge Defeat in Canadian Appeals Court

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/piracy-fight-google-dealt-huge-802104 .

‘Right to be Forgotten’ Should Include all Google Domains, France Rules

http://www.cnet.com/news/right-to-be-forgotten-should-include-all-google-domains-france-orders/

How Hillary Clinton is Soundtracking Her 2016 Presidential Campaign, and Donald Trump’s campaign song objected to by Neil Young

https://www.billboard.com/biz/articles/news/record-labels/6597843/how-hillary-clinton-is-soundtracking-her-2016-presidential

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/dont-bet-neil-young-beating-803166

http://www.ascap.com/~/media/files/pdf/advocacy-legislation/political_campaign.pdf

https://www.publicknowledge.org/news-blog/blogs/campaigns-copyrights-and-compositions-a-politicians-guide-to-music-on-the-campaign-trail (ASCAP informational brochure)

http://www.theepochtimes.com/n3/1398545-donald-trump-and-neil-young-what-that-song-communicates/ (Meaning, musical and lyrical theory of “Rocking in the Free World”

http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/trump-goes-a-rockin-neil-young-comes-a-33848/

http://fivethirtyeight.com/datalab/the-long-history-of-musicians-telling-republicans-to-stop-playing-their-music/ (Background on political candidates being asked to not use song)

Episode 60 – A grab-bag of rulings and follow ups.

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SHOW NOTES

Pre-1972 Music Update, Sony, Google, Apple

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/sony-google-apple-hit-lawsuits-766187

http://www.billboard.com/biz/articles/news/legal-and-management/6450644/sony-google-apple-hit-with-lawsuits-over-pre-1972

Quick Mention: Sirius XM

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/judge-allows-siriusxm-appeal-big-772212

SlingBox Ad-Skipping doesn’t violate copyrights–Fox v Dish

http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/copyright-alert-fox-v-dish-summary-judg-99576/

http://variety.com/2015/biz/news/judge-rules-that-dishs-sling-features-ad-skipping-dont-violate-copyright-1201410019/

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2015/01/tv-on-your-phone-dish-prevails-in-copyright-fight-with-broadcasters/

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/heres-ruling-foxs-lawsuit-dish-765502

Blurred Lines Appeal (followup)

http://www.billboard.com/biz/articles/news/legal-and-management/6451092/marvin-gayes-family-doubts-fair-trial-in-blurred

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/pharrell-williams-camp-ridicules-desperate-768692

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/marvin-gaye-family-seeks-blurred-768223

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/marvin-gayes-family-doubts-fair-767568

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/blurred-lines-trial-moving-forward-771088

Criminal Records Expungement does not apply to News Organizations

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/appeals-court-news-orgs-dont-767896

Jersey Boys Case Back On (Quick)

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/jersey-boys-lawsuit-back-appeals-772218

Gravity Suit Ruling (Quick Update)

http://variety.com/2015/biz/news/gravity-suit-against-warner-bros-by-tess-gerritsen-dismissed-1201419768/

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/warner-bros-knocks-down-best-768627

http://torrentfreak.com/mpaa-trademark-forces-rated-r-beer-to-drop-its-name-150129/

IMDB Age Case (Followup?)

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/appeals-court-hears-scary-things-770835

Zorro Case (Followup, Quick Mention)

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/judge-revives-zorro-rights-fight-770477

Copyright Office Changes

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/big-shake-up-music-licensing-770512

Proposed copyright rules concerning music – not yet adopted.

This horribly dull government report could change music forever. We read it for you. – Vox

Another Spin on it:

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/why-taylor-swift-may-soon-770698

Episode 59 – DMCA here, there, and everywhere…

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Episode 58 – 2014 YEAR IN REVIEW

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Episode 57 – hodgepodge

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Episode 56 – A honeybadger and a grooveshark went to band camp …

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