In re Yahoo!, Inc.: The Latest Battle in American Airlines’ War Against Search Engine Keywords


’s writ of mandamus, effectively affirming the district court’s refusal to transfer American Airlines’s trademark infringement and misappropriation suit to the Northern District of California. American’s underlying suit , filed on October 17, 2008 in the U.S. American alleges that when Yahoo! users type assorted American trademarks into Yahoo!’s Essentially, American claims that Yahoo! infringement American Airlines

NAACP warns black passengers of flying American Airlines after 'disturbing incidents' | US news | The Guardian

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

This differential treatment was based on race, as other passengers noted and stated to American Airlines employees,” the lawsuit says. According to the lawsuit, a black airline employee at the gate told Barber that “this tends to happen a lot”. She said she was “sick of American Airlines doing this”. NAACP warns black passengers of flying American Airlines after 'disturbing incidents' | US news | The Guardian

Universal Music Might Be Eyeing Lawsuit Against American Airlines

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The record industry appears to be going to war against the airline industry over in-flight music read more. The Business Music THR Online THR, Esq. Business

Monday Morning JetLawg


American Airlines fires web designer for responding courteously to online complaint. In the news. Wired writer tries to find out if it’s possible to disappear in the digital world. England’s proposed new copyright laws are extremely controversial. Insurance company takes away Canadian woman’s long-term sick leave benefit after Facebook photos indicate she wasn’t suffering from depression.

Motorcycles, Satanic Sculptures, and Girl Scouts, Oh My! – Entertainment Law Update Episode 103

Gordon P. Firemark

AMERICAN AIRLINES LOGO DENIED COPYRIGHT PROTECTION. AMERICAN AIRLINES LOGO DENIED COPYRIGHT PROTECTION. * The Latest episode of my Entertainment Law podcast, Entertainment Law Update, is now available for your enjoyment. Listen here, or subscribe and download in your favorite podcast listening app. Show notes are located at [link]. Here's what we talked about. 9th CIRC. DENIES CBS A REHEARING in Pre ‘72 Recordings Case.

The next Georgia: Texas and Arizona emerge as voting rights battlegrounds | US voting rights | The Guardian

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

American Airlines, which is based in Texas, said Thursday it was “ strongly opposed ” to the Texas legislation. Those requirements would pose difficulties for many Native American voters, said Torey Dolan, a native vote fellow at Indian law clinic at Arizona State University.

The Front of the Plane

Music Technology Policy

As we were landing at LAX, one of the American Airlines flight attendants announced over the intercom that we had special guests on board. Carving of the emblem of “The Ten House” FDNY Engine Company 10 & Ladder Company 10. by LAFD Truck 125 Tillerman Firefighter Steve Messick. The Ten House. 124 Liberty Street, New York, New York. Home of the FDNY 9/11 Memorial Wall. John 3:16 “And we will lay down our lives for our brothers.”

Why MLB's All-Star game move absolutely should make the GOP nervous The move follows a tradition of major sports leagues using their boycott power to block harmful GOP policies.

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

A growing list of companies soon began to condemn the law and threatened to withdraw business from Arizona, including American Airlines and Apple.

Black Executives Call on Corporations to Fight Restrictive Voting Laws Dozens responded after companies in Georgia said little against state legislation that put strict rules in place.

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

ET Kenneth Chenault, left, a former chief executive of American Express, and Kenneth Frazier, the chief executive of Merck, organized a letter signed by 72 Black business leaders.

How Republicans are trying to prevent people from voting after ‘stop the steal’ | US voting rights | The Guardian

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Americans exercised their right to vote and, in response, these politicians are saying, ‘actually, we didn’t really want you to vote’.” Coca-Cola, Delta Airlines and Home Depot face a boycott call for what activists say was too little action, too late, against voter suppression in Georgia.

How Google Took Over the Justice Department Antitrust Division: Renata Hesse’s Timeline

Music Technology Policy

According to an interview she gave to an American Bar Association journal , Ms. If you have been following the machinations by the Obama Justice Department [sic] over amending the ASCAP and BMI consent decrees, you may have found yourself wondering who was responsible for rejecting the good faith efforts of the songwriting community in favor of a cynical back room deal with multinational tech companies and broadcasters.

ShoWest: Strong Sony Summer Preview

Thompson On Hollywood

I was spoiled on on my last plane trip: American Airlines boasted wifi (I couldn't blog on Typepad, though) on both flights between coasts for $12.95 I flew into Vegas Wednesday morning to catch day three of the annual ShoWest exhibitors' confab. each way. No such luck on Southwest today. And there's no wifi at Bally's or the Paris, and I'm locked out of my room until 4 PM, so I'm paying to blog in the business center.

Inside Corporate America’s Frantic Response to the Georgia Voting Law Companies like Delta are caught between Democrats focused on social justice and populist Republicans. They face major political consequences no matter what they do.

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Minutes after receiving that reply, Mr. Lewis emailed four other senior Black executives, including Ken Chenault, the former chief executive of American Express, and Mr. Frazier, the chief executive of Merck.

Seattle Wrap: Black Dynamite Wins Audience Award

Thompson On Hollywood

SIFF showed 268 features and 124 shorts from 62 countries, with 31 world premieres, 45 North American premieres, and 13 US premieres. Over the last 25 days, SIFF presented 203 narrative features, 11 archival features, 54 documentary features, and 124 short films from 62 countries, including 31 World Premieres (10 features, 21 shorts), 45 North American Premieres (36 features, 9 shorts), and 13 US Premieres (10 features, 3 shorts).

LAFF Film Fest Wrap

Thompson On Hollywood

This year, the Festival received more than 4,600 submissions from filmmakers around the world, with the final selections representing several World, International, North American, and U.S. American Airlines is the Official Airline Partner, WireImage is the Official Photography Agency of Film Independent, and W Los Angeles – Westwood Hotel and the Hotel Palomar are the Official Hotel Partners of the Festival.

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Trump’s Coronavirus Vaccine Can’t Be Trusted

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Determined to prove that he has COVID-19 under control, Trump and his supporters are consistently using past-tense verbiage when talking about the American epidemic, which has to date [Sept. million American cases of COVID-19, killing 186,000 of them.