Have you filed your DMCA Agent designation?

Gordon P. Firemark

Third, the service provider must have filed an “Interim Designation of Agent to Receive Notification of Claimed Infringement” with the Copyright Office in Washington. The post Have you filed your DMCA Agent designation?

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What to do about an Agent who isn’t Paying – Entertainment Law Asked & Answered

Gordon P. Firemark

What could you do if your agent is taking too long to get you your money after they’ve been paid. The post What to do about an Agent who isn’t Paying – Entertainment Law Asked & Answered originally appeared on Entertainment Law Offices of Gordon P.

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Entertainment Law Asked & Answered – Does an Actor’s Agent have an Obligation to Tell the Actor about all Job Offers?

Gordon P. Firemark

In this Asked & Answered video, I answer a common question if an actor’s agent have an obligation to tell the actor about all job offers. Does an actor’s agent have an obligation to tell the actor about all job offers? Only a licensed talent agent can do that.

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CAA Agent Cameron Mitchell Fired Following Sexual-Assault Lawsuit

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The agent "emphatically denies any wrongdoing" in response to a lawsuit from an actress who alleged sexual assault. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies THR Online CAA Representation nsfs

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What can You do if You Think Your Agent or Manager is Scamming You – Entertainment Law Asked & Answered

Gordon P. Firemark

TRANSCRIPT: What can you do if you think your agent or manager is scamming you? Caitlin wrote in with a this: I have a SAG franchised agent in Detroit that I do both union and nonunion work through (right to work state). VIDEO: [link].

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Howard Stern Beats Lawsuit Over Airing of I.R.S. Agent's Call With Taxpayer

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

government also prevails in the lawsuit, which was triggered when a tax agent called Stern's radio show and was briefly put on hold. The U.S. read more. THR, Esq. Business Television Business THR Online

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Terry Crews Sues WME and Agent Adam Venit Over Alleged Assault

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' actor claims the WME agent sexually assaulted him multiple times during a Hollywood party in 2016. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television THR Online Terry Crews nsfs

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CAA Sued Over Agent's Alleged Sexual Assault of a Client

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Actress Demi Mann says she was repeatedly sexually assaulted by Cameron Mitchell and the agency ignored her request for help. read more. THR, Esq. Business Movies THR Online

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Agent defection lawsuits settled

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

By Eriq Gardner EXCLUSIVE: A settlement has been reached in the Matthew Baldwin agent defection case. Baldwin's move from to IMG to CAA in early April triggered two lawsuits in a nasty brouhaha that promised to shed light on how.

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Register your DMCA Agent by December 31 or risk losing your “safe-harbor” protection against copyright infringement lawsuits.

Gordon P. Firemark

Earlier this year, the copyright office finalized the plan to modernize the process for registering your DMCA Agent. Operators of sites with a registered DMCA Agent can benefit from a “safe harbor” providing immunity from certain kinds of infringement suits if they comply with some basic protocols. Recently, the Copyright Office began sending reminders to Agents registered under the old system.

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Agent defection creates nasty litigation

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

By Eriq Gardner A legal dispute between a CAA agent and his former employer is getting heated, and the outcome could influence how freely agents can jump from one agency to another. IMG Worldwide says that one of its former.

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Fox News Scandal Spreads to Hollywood as ICM Partners Probes Agents' Role

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The talent agency has hired entertainment firm Latham & Watkins to handle the investigation into claims that its agents discouraged a client from reporting harassment.

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"Most Interesting Man in the World" Sued By Former Agent

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The lawsuit says he makes about a million dollars a year. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Business THR Online

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CAA Sues UTA and Two Agents for a "Lawless Midnight Raid" (Exclusive)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The suit alleges "a desperate attempt to steal clients and employees" in response to the industry-shaking defection of 10 agents on Tuesday and Wednesday.

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Anita Busch Wants FBI Agents Testifying at Anthony Pellicano Trial

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The journalist prepares to battle Michael Ovitz in a civil lawsuit this November. read more. THR, Esq. Business Television Business THR Online

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UTA Asks Court For Green Light to Poach More CAA Agents

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

UTA says the seven-year-rule makes CAA's agents fair game. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Business THR Online

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Ex-CAA Agent Asks Court to Pause Sexual Assault Lawsuit

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Cameron Mitchell argues he's being accused of several crimes and his rights against self-incrimination would be violated if the suit proceeds before the criminal statute of limitations expires. read more. THR, Esq. Business Business THR Online

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Asked and Answered: Do I need BOTH an agent and an attorney?

Gordon P. Firemark

Q: What is the relationship between an entertainment attorney and an agent? A: Your Agent and your lawyer are each key members of your team. [.]. Assembling a winning team: Finding and choosing an Agent. The promotion and the protection of intellectual property are inextricably related. Can an erstwhile screen author obtain combined services? Related posts: Asked and Answered: Should I have a Loan Out Company?

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DISTRIBUTION 101 – Foreign Sales Agents

Entertainment Law Resources Blog

International sales agents are distributors, although they usually do not own a single theater, home video label or television outlet. They often find out about films from sales agents whom they meet at various markets held throughout the year. Sales agents and buyers typically attend the three major film markets, which are at Cannes, Berlin and Santa Monica (AFM) as well as TV markets such as Mip and MipCom. It can be difficult to select a sales agent.

DHS: Music industry honors ICE agents

Music Technology Policy

ICE Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) agents stationed in the United States, Canada, France and Netherlands were recognized by L. The dedication from agents involved in this case is a testimony to the importance we place on defending the U.S. WASHINGTON – U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) investigators were commended at a ceremony today by representatives from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for shutting down one of the largest U.S.-based

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CBS Claims Fraud in Response to Agent's 'Judge Judy' Profit Lawsuit

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The network claims the agent suing it for profits committed fraud to get his packaging deal. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television THR Online

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CAA Brings Arbitration Claim Against Three Defecting Agents

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Jason Heyman, Martin Lesak and Nick Nuciforo are alleged to have been under contract when they resigned Tuesday to join UTA. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Home Business THR Online CAA

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Giuliani brags about connections to reactionary FBI agents.

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"Top Trump ally and former federal prosecutor Rudy Giuliani has boasted more than once about being in touch with FBI agents who are hot after Hillary. I know that from former agents. I know that even from a few active agents.”

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'Star Wars' Director Rian Johnson Sued By Ex-Agent For Commissions

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The director's former agent, Brian Dreyfuss, claims that he's owed a 10 percent commission from Johnson for 'Star Wars: Episode VIII.' read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies THR Online

'Idol' Lawsuit Sparks Debate: Should Agents Still Be Licensed?

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Phillip Phillips'' legal battle with his managers and WME''s growth beyond agenting highlight a decades-long requirement some say is an outdated "disgrace."

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Jeff Berg's Resolution, ICM Settle Agent Harassment Lawsuit (Exclusive)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Resolution alleged ICM had threatened defecting agents over commissions from former clients. read more. The Business ICM THR Online THR, Esq. Business

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Reminder: Electronic Registration of Designated Agent for DMCA Safe-Harbor Take-Down Notices Due at Copyright Office by December 31

Broadcast Law Blog

The Copyright Office yesterday issued a reminder, here , that their electronic system for “ designated agents ” of Internet service providers – those who are to receive notice of any claimed infringing content posted on a service provider’s site – is active and all services must register in that system by December 31 for such registrations to remain valid.

Border agent asks for ID after women speak Spanish

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

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Agent for Pitt, Jolie wins sex-bias jury trial

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

By Eriq Gardner and Matthew Belloni The last thing that any Hollywood agent wants to read is a lawsuit accusing him of making fun of Brad Pitt's penis size. In 2007, commercial agent Todd Shemarya decided to fight charges detailed.

APA Sues Agent Over Exit to Gersh

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

APA claims Garrett Smith breached his "duty of loyalty," among other things. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Business THR Online

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TSA Agent Dumps Grandpa’s Ashes – Laughs

The Legal Satyricon

Amy Alkon, ever vigilant in the struggle against the TSA, brings us this horrifying story about a TSAsshole who decided to open a container of human remains, stir them with her finger, and then who dropped them all over the floor and laughed about it. She writes: Another commenter wrote: “Unfortunately, because there are people [.].

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DEA agents allegedly had ‘sex parties’ abroad | MSNBC

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

DEA agents allegedly had ‘sex parties’ abroad | MSNBC

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'To Kill a Mockingbird' Author Sues Agent For Allegedly Stealing Book's Copyright

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Harper Lee''s lawsuit contends her agent deceived her into handing over the rights--and profits--to the classic 1960 story of racial injustice. read more. Home Movies THR, Esq. Books

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Phoning It In

DealFatigue

This is all the more so for creatives and those that work for them like attorneys, agents and managers. Actors Agents Career Lawyers Representatives The Culture career execution rep Phoning it in but expecting exceptional results is one of the most nefarious forms of self-deception.

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Film and TV Script Website Accused of Violating Talent Agent Licensing Law

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Adam Seid accuses Breakdown Services of aiding and abetting talent managers who can''t legally procure employment for actors. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Television Business THR Online

Claudia Gómez González Wasn’t Killed by a Rogue Border Agent—She Was Killed by a Rogue Agency | The Nation

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"The killing of Claudia Patricia Gómez González on May 23 by a Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agent has sparked outrage across the United States. Americans are right to be horrified by the murder at the hands of a federal border agent and to demand justice for Ms.

Stacy Keach sued by agents for commission on FX show

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

By Matthew Belloni EXCLUSIVE: Actor Stacy Keach has been sued by his former agents for allegedly refusing to pay commissions from a role on the FX series "Lights Out." based talent agency David Shapira and Associates sued Keach today in.

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DHS inspector general: Travel-ban confusion led agents to violate court order

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"The Trump administration’s botched rollout of its first travel ban led federal agents to violate court orders by telling airlines not to let certain passengers board U.S.-bound Pocket: DHS inspector general: Travel-ban confusion led agents to violate court order

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Who is Trenton Brungard? UTA sues to unmask fake agent

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

By Matthew Belloni Attention beautiful women: Have you recently met a dashing young talent agent named Trenton Brungard? Is he tall, handsome and works at UTA, one of the most powerful agencies in Hollywood? And if you give him just.

Film Financier Hounds Sales Agent Ruled to Have Misappropriated Revenue

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Green-Light International must transfer more than $400,000 pronto, demands the backer of a Pierce Brosnan film. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Business THR Online

Writer claims agents stole TV show ideas

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

By Eriq Gardner Hollywood studios get sued all the time for idea theft. But a talent agency? A TV writer named Brian Everett is suing Endeavor (now WME) alleging that the short-lived 2008 CBS show "Welcome to the Captain" infringed.

'Star Wars' Director Rian Johnson Claims the 20 Percent He's Paying Agents Is Unlawful

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Which talent agency gets a cut of his "Star Wars" money? read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Business THR Online

UTA, Agent Michael Camacho Headed to Trial in Romantic Conflict Case (Exclusive)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

A judge has denied a summary adjudication motion, setting up a $10 million October showdown over whether a producer was steered to a bad job to benefit another client who was in a relationship with the agent.

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