Non-Scripted Outlets Want A Bigger Piece Of The Hostess Pie

DealFatigue

The Food Network made Emeril Lagasse and Rachael Ray into television stars and household names.

"Hollywood on Strike!" Book Available Soon

Digital Media Law

Great news – my new book, “Hollywood on Strike!: An Industry at War in the Internet Age” will be out in just a few weeks. But why?

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Second Circuit Hands the NSA a New Toy in Google Books Case

Music Technology Policy

Yes, the bizarre Google Books case was upheld on appeal in the Second Circuit. would support its own authors over Obama pal Eric Schmidt.).

Non-Scripted Outlets Want A Bigger Piece Of The Hostess Pie

DealFatigue

The Food Network made Emeril Lagasse and Rachael Ray into television stars and household names.

Non-Scripted Outlets Want A Bigger Piece Of The Hostess Pie

DealFatigue

The Food Network made Emeril Lagasse and Rachael Ray into television stars and household names.

Twitteriffic

DealFatigue

Although I have had a profile on Ryze and Linkedin for a while, I have no real interest in social networks like My Space and Facebook.

It’s Their Web: Google’s land grab with the new gTLDs for.music,film,movie,book

Music Technology Policy

Last term (fall 2007), she was a visiting professor at the University of Michigan Law School. Meet the new boss, worse than the old boss. MUSIC.

Angelina Jolie Sued For Copyright Infringement Over New Film

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

read more. THR, Esq. The Business Home Movies Business Angelina Jolie In the Land of Blood and Honey

RISKY BUSINESS COMES TO TUPELO

Entertainment Law Resources Blog

Mark will be bringing his one day Risky Business seminar to Tupelo, Mississippi on Friday, November 30, 2007. District Court for the District of Massachusetts granted summary judgment against John Dunn, the Massachusetts author of “The Vatican Boys,” who claimed that Dan Brown’s book “The Da Vinci Code" infringed his copyright. Dunn v.

RISKY BUSINESS COMES TO TUPELO

Entertainment Law Resources Blog

Mark will be bringing his one day Risky Business seminar to Tupelo, Mississippi on Friday, November 30, 2007. District Court for the District of Massachusetts granted summary judgment against John Dunn, the Massachusetts author of “The Vatican Boys,” who claimed that Dan Brown’s book “The Da Vinci Code" infringed his copyright. Dunn v.

UPDATED STATE INCENTIVE INFORMATION

Entertainment Law Resources Blog

All funds have been allocated for 2007. As the rebate is discretionary, ask before booking your stay. The exemption from sales tax and lodging tax has expired. ALASKA Film office: [link] Alaska Film Program P.O. ARIZONA Incentive information: [link] Film office: [link] Harry Tate, Director Arizona Film Commission 3800 N. Central Ave.

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UPDATED STATE INCENTIVE INFORMATION

Entertainment Law Resources Blog

All funds have been allocated for 2007. As the rebate is discretionary, ask before booking your stay. The exemption from sales tax and lodging tax has expired. ALASKA Film office: [link] Alaska Film Program P.O. ARIZONA Incentive information: [link] Film office: [link] Harry Tate, Director Arizona Film Commission 3800 N. Central Ave.

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E-Books, Online Book Retailers, and the Decline of Independent Booksellers

Media Law Prof Blog

Richard Gilbert, University of California, Berkeley, is publishing E-Books: A Tale of Digital Disruption in the Journal of Economic Perspectives.

Herman Badillo is a hero for our time

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

New York Daily News - [link] Badillo is taking naysayers to school Monday, January 29th, 2007 Herman Badillo is a hero for our time. One of the things that has held minorities back is that many have lost sight of the value of the high standards that provide success in this country. Herman Badillo is trying to shed a light on the situation.

Herman Badillo is a hero for our time

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

New York Daily News - [link] Badillo is taking naysayers to school Monday, January 29th, 2007 Herman Badillo is a hero for our time. One of the things that has held minorities back is that many have lost sight of the value of the high standards that provide success in this country. Herman Badillo is trying to shed a light on the situation.

BROADCAST OF PROMOTIONAL CD'S REQUIRES LICENSE

Entertainment Law Resources Blog

MGM acquired the rights to “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” through a book trust created by Fleming, but the renewal right passed directly to Fleming’s estate. Fleming’s estate sued because the rights no longer existed in the book trust; they belonged to the estate. Simpleville Music v. Mizell, 451 F. 2d 1293; 2006 U.S. LEXIS 65944.

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BROADCAST OF PROMOTIONAL CD'S REQUIRES LICENSE

Entertainment Law Resources Blog

MGM acquired the rights to “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” through a book trust created by Fleming, but the renewal right passed directly to Fleming’s estate. Fleming’s estate sued because the rights no longer existed in the book trust; they belonged to the estate. Simpleville Music v. Mizell, 451 F. 2d 1293; 2006 U.S. LEXIS 65944.

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Reed Elsevier Decision May Clear the Way for Google Books

JetLawBlog

2007). In Reed Elsevier Inc. v. Muchnick , No. In the Supreme Court’s 2001 New York Times v. New York Times Co. v. Tasini , 533 U.S.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar sues producer for botching documentary

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

By Matthew Belloni Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has sued a New York sports film production company for $1 million for failing to deliver a documentary based on the basketball legend's 2007 book about post-WWI black culture in time to be considered for.

Google Books: How bad is the metadata? Let me count the ways.

Music Technology Policy

Professor Nunberg provides some excellent slides illustrating his complaints about the abysmal quality of Google Book search and its metadata. feel very, very certain that the metadata that was delivered by the best libraries in the world along with the books to be scanned was correct. The Google who only hires from the best schools.

Justia Launches Site for Legal Commentary

Media Law

Way back in 2007, I wrote a post here entitled, Justia Does FindLaw One Better. In it, I noted an ironic turn of events. Buchanan , Sherry F.

Ed Adams Resigns as ABA Journal Editor and Publisher

Media Law

In 2010, he also took on the job of overall publisher for the ABA, supervising books, periodicals, websites and CLE. The editor and publisher of the ABA Journal , Edward A. Adams , announced today that he is resigning, effective May 27. He has been publisher of the Journal since 2006. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

J. D. SALINGER SUES TO PREVENT PUBLICATION OF BOOK

Entertainment Law Resources Blog

California, introduces “Mr. C.” in his book as the 76-year-old Holden Caulfield who escapes from a nursing home and pontificates on his experiences while meandering New York City. The suit further argues that sales of Colting’s unauthorized book would siphon off profits due Salinger. Lawyers for acclaimed author J. D. Salinger." Super.

J. D. SALINGER SUES TO PREVENT PUBLICATION OF BOOK

Entertainment Law Resources Blog

California, introduces “Mr. C.” in his book as the 76-year-old Holden Caulfield who escapes from a nursing home and pontificates on his experiences while meandering New York City. The suit further argues that sales of Colting’s unauthorized book would siphon off profits due Salinger. Lawyers for acclaimed author J. D. Salinger." Super.

Murdoch's next big test: new book by WSJ editor Julia Angwin airs MySpace dirt

Copyrights & Campaigns

WSJ technology editor and writer Julia Angwin's juicy new book on News Corp.-owned When Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. have no idea.

More Bunk from the CCIA: What do Derek Jeter, Tom Adams and Ari Emanuel have in common?

Music Technology Policy

If you think that the movie, television, recording, book and newspaper businesses think that they are in the “fair use” business, think again.  Or that any book publisher benefits Google on fair use grounds given Google’s spectacular loss in the Google Books case? Economy: Economic Contribution of Industries Relying on Fair Use.” 

Why is the New York Times Coverage on Artist Rights So Oddly Inconsistent?

Music Technology Policy

After hitting a low in 2007, decimated not only by the Internet but also by the rise of big-box chains like Borders and Barnes & Noble, indie bookstores have been growing at a steady clip, with their number up 35 percent (from 1,651 in 2009 to 2,227 in 2015); by many reports, 2014 was their most financially successful year in recent memory.

Fans, Friends & Followers: Playbook for the Social Media Age

Thompson On Hollywood

With the internet there's a direct link between that review or write-up and where you buy a book. It would have been stale.".

Thom Yorke on Google the Commoditizer

Music Technology Policy

wealth of other works await digitizing – books, maps, visual arts, and so on. From their landmark album  OK Computer  on, the band seemed like evangelists for the revolutionary possibilities of a digital world, self-releasing 2007′s  In Rainbows  on a pay-what-you-want download. And this is what we want? Amazing!”

For the Love of a “Pure” Game?

JetLawBlog

Yet right as the book was set to go to press two weeks ago, Triumph and Random House decided to cancel its publication. Image Source.

WGA Strike Photos Wanted

Digital Media Law

I'm publishing my blog as a book and need photos for the cover. In particular, I'm looking for colorful, emotional crowd shots of WGA rallies and marches, especially the march on Hollywood Blvd. in Nov. I'm also interested in photos of SAG rallies and Back to Work rallies. Do you have photos that fill the bill? Thanks, and happy New Year

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Entertainment Law Update Podcast #46 – Top Ten Stories of 2013 – Forecast 2014

Gordon P. Firemark

Google Books. Background: Lawsuit first filed in 2007. He sold the books on eBay making nearly $1.2 Show Notes. Hodgson Legal.

Entertainment Law Update Podcast Episode 13

Gordon P. Firemark

Court, CD California 2007 – Google Scholar. Eli Stone” series not an infringement of books with character Ely Stone. SHOW NOTES.

As The Golden Super Bowl Approaches, Be Aware of The NFL’s Efforts to Protect Its Golden Goose from Unauthorized Ads and Promotions

Broadcast Law Blog

However, the NFL’s rule book defines trademark violations very broadly.  If anyone were willing to throw the red flag to challenge the league’s position, a review from the booth might reverse some of those calls.  Many of the activities challenged by the league undoubtedly deserve a yellow flag. 

Basic Cable Clarification & Details

Digital Media Law

There were some statistics of this sort in AFTRA’s 2007 magazine article on basic cable. I’m not sure if there are more recent figures as well. And watch for my new book “Hollywood on Strike!,” due out next month. ——————— Subscribe to my blog ( jhandel.com ) for more about entertainment law and digital media law.

Another Look at Google and Elections

Music Technology Policy

2007; Pan et al. 2007). Who took on the Standard Oil men and whipped their ass. Just like he promised he’d do? Oh Canada!

Google Defeats Viacom’s Copyright Case with DMCA Safe Harbor

JetLawBlog

Viacom first filed this case in 2007, alleging copyright infringement for facilitating the posting of copyrighted material on YouTube. Viacom, along with other plaintiffs, sued YouTube for copyright infringement. Under the DMCA, a copyright holder can notify YouTube of an infringing post. Is this where the responsibility should lie?

An Interview with Andrew Shaw of PRS for Music on Negotiating with Google, a guest post by Jonathan David Neal

Music Technology Policy

Background: In the summer of 2007 PRS For Music, the UK PRO, licensed You Tube, owned by Google, for music use on a per download basis. So, we licensed them in the summer of 2007. [Editor Charlie sez: We are lectured to endlessly about “transparency” by Google and their fellow travelers. The Viacom case proves that point.

Revenge of the Trip: Lessig gets it wrong again

Music Technology Policy

This is a repost from July 15, 2007.]. [Editor Charlie says: Today "Star Wars: Phantom Menace" crossed $1 billion in worldwide box office. Lucasfilm takes the not unreasonable position that in consideration for letting people have access to Star Wars , Lucas owns the results. Lester Lawrence Lessig III doesn’t like this. Ah yes. What a joke.

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog - Untitled Article

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Inequality Is Not Inevitable - NYTimes.com "AN insidious trend has developed over this past third of a century.