Whelan on a Dispositive Analysis of Google and Copyright

Media Law Prof Blog

Glen Whelan, Copenhagen Business School, is publishing Born Political: A Dispositive Analysis of Google and Copyright in Governance of Digital Technology, Big Data and the Internet, a special issues of Business & Society.

Aereo to Face Uphill Battle in Supreme Court Next Week, Experts Say (analysis)

Digital Media Law

For a detailed analysis, see more at The Hollywood Reporter. Next week’s Supreme Court argument will be difficult for cable-competitor Aereo, legal experts agree, as the company faces off against not just broadcasters but also the influential U.S. Solicitor General’s office and the Copyright Office.

Aretha Franklin Judge Shows No R.E.S.P.E.C.T. for First Amendment (Analysis)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Why a decision to block a film at the Telluride Film Festival marks a disturbing precedent. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Music Business THR Online

Analysis: How the Guilds Lost the 'Hobbit' War

Digital Media Law

The analysis is in my THR piece. -. Will entertainment workers of the world unite? Probably not any time soon. They just tried, and it blew up in their faces. But why? 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. Check out my residuals chart there too. Go to the blog itself to subscribe via RSS or email.

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Hollywood Guilds Fight to Save Residuals in Relativity Bankruptcy (Analysis)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Will residuals be paid? It’s complicated. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Home Movies Business THR Online DGA Relativity Media SAG-AFTRA WGA Labor

Does Warner Bros. Own the Batmobile? (Analysis)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Holy copyright fight, Batman! The studio''s DC Comics heads for an appeals-court showdown over knockoff cars. read more. Movies Warner Bros. THR, Esq. THR Weekly Magazine Heat Vision Business

Now Comes Another AI-Powered Brief Analysis Product: Attorney IO

Media Law

If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then Casetext was clearly on to something with its CARA brief-analysis software. Not only did the American Association of Law Libraries name it 2017 product of the year, but it also spawned other brief-analysis products — Clerk from Judicata (reviewed here) and, just last month, EVA from […]. The post Now Comes Another AI-Powered Brief Analysis Product: Attorney IO appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites.

In Defense of Shia LaBeouf (Analysis)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The actor is being accused of plagiarizing Daniel Clowes'' graphic novel to create a short film. His explanation has fallen on deaf ears. Here''s why people shouldn''t rashly assume LaBeouf is guilty of infringement. read more. Shia LaBeouf Movies THR Online THR, Esq

AT&T-Time Warner Legal Analysis: How the Judge Came to Approve a Mega-Merger

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

District Judge Richard Leon examined the government's theories and finds vertical mergers "are not invariably innocuous," but faults the Trump Justice Department for presenting insufficient evidence demonstrating why competition in the media industry will be substantially lessened. read more.

Should Sharing Netflix Passwords Be Illegal? (Analysis)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Eriq Gardner Before you share your Netflix password, read this. read more. THR, Esq. Tech Tech

Trump Cybersquats on Jeb – The Legal Analysis

The Legal Satyricon

There are plenty of news sites reporting this, but we at Popehat, we’re the only ones to give you the hot and bothered legal analysis. Type in jebbush.com to your browser. If you would rather not, I can just tell you what happens. It brings you to the Trump campaign website. Someone at the Bush […].

IRFA Analysis: Section 2

Music Technology Policy

Reblogged from The Trichordist: Here at The Trichordist, we’re taking a look at the Internet Radio “Fairness” Act all week. As a service to readers, we’re firing up the LegalTron 3000 to take a closer look at the bill, analyzing it section by section. Both the House version, H.R. 6480 , introduced by Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), and the Senate version, S.3609 , introduced by Sen. Read more… 837 more words. Good work on the actual language of IRFA

Is ABC's 'Wipeout' a Rip-Off? (Analysis)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Matthew Belloni After mediation fails, a copyright case -- in which the series is accused of copying original elements of six Japanese shows, including "Takeshi's Castle" and "Most Extreme Elimination Challenge" -- is headed to a key hearing. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television ABC

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Aereo Ruling: The Winners and Losers (Analysis)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Hollywood’s elated, Aereo’s defeated as THR examines why the Supreme Court reached the decision it did. read more. Home Aereo THR Online THR, Esq. Television Behind the Screen Tech Business

Tourkochoriti @IoannaTourkocho on a Comparative Analysis of Speech, Privacy, and Dignity in France and in the United States

Media Law Prof Blog

A Comparative Analysis at 38 Loyola of Los Angeles International and Comparative Law Review 101 Ioanna Tourkochoriti, Harvard Law School and National University of Ireland School of Law, has published Speech, Privacy and Dignity in France and in the U.S.A.:

Rupert Murdoch Divorce Filing: What's Next (Analysis)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Look for the 82-year-old to alter his will -- and if he dies before the divorce is finalized, a quirk of divorce law would award most of his assets to Wendi. read more. The Business Rupert Murdoch THR, Esq. News Corp. Wendi Deng Business

Joan Rivers Faces Potential Fine, Expulsion in WGA East Trial (Analysis)

Digital Media Law

Normal. false. false. false. The penalties could be severe – but Rivers may have some unexpected defenses. With the WGA East sending Joan Rivers off to a trial board for alleged violations related to Fashion Police, the star will be facing what’s likely to be a tough tribunal – and a fine that could be as high as all the money she’s made on the hit show in the last year, plus expulsion from the union. What’s more, she may have to face her accusers without an attorney present.

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Hollywood Gender Imbalance, Even if Suspect, May Be Difficult to Challenge (Analysis)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Legal experts point to a host of barriers to change. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Television Culture Business THR Online Hirings-firings

Viacom's Appeal in the YouTube Case - Analysis

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Eriq Gardner ANALYSIS: Viacom not only attacks the basis for the dismissal of key claims, but says that if Stanton's interpretation of the law were to stand, it would immunize "avowedly piratical Internet businesses" from being pursued by content owners.

Wolters Kluwer Brings Machine Learning to Legal Invoice Analysis

Media Law

The post Wolters Kluwer Brings Machine Learning to Legal Invoice Analysis appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. Corporate legal departments and insurance claims organizations that receive large numbers of outside-counsel invoices now have a new tool available to them to help review invoices and ensure that they accurately and consistently adhere to billing guidelines.

FanDuel Faults New York AG for "Flawed" Analysis of Website's Legality

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

As the daily fantasy sports operator is told to stop operations in New York, media companies have a direct stake in the outcome. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Business THR Online

An Analysis of Brown v. Entertainment Merchants Association

Media Law Prof Blog

Daniel Butler is publishing Avoiding the First Amendment''s Crosshairs: An Analysis and Critique of the Legal Strategies Used in Brown v. An analysis and critique of Entertainment Merchants Association in the University of Miami Law Review. Here is the abstract.

Why TV Broadcasters Should Get Behind NCAA Athlete Unionization (Analysis)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Here are three reasons — though not very obvious ones — why CBS, Fox, NBC and ESPN should play the long game by switching sides and supporting a plan for athlete compensation. read more. The Business THR, Esq. Television Labor THR Weekly Magazine Business

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‘Aereokiller’ Hearing May Portend Difficulties for Networks (Analysis)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

A three-judge appellate panel is considering Alki David''s service, now called FilmOn, which is expanding across the country -- as is litigation designed to stop it. read more. THR, Esq. Television Behind the Screen Tech Business

And Here is One More AI-Powered Brief Analysis Product, CaseIQ from Casemine

Media Law

I wrote yesterday about the launch of Attorney IO, a new brief-analysis product in the vein of CARA from Casetext, Clerk from Judicata, and EVA from ROSS Intelligence. India-based legal tech startup Casemine launched the brief-analysis product CaseIQ 1.5 The post And Here is One More AI-Powered Brief Analysis Product, CaseIQ from Casemine appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites.

How Talent Loses if Aereo Wins (Analysis)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

THR follows the money and discovers an unstated reason the guilds weighed in with briefs opposing the new service. read more. The Business WGA DGA THR, Esq. Television Barry Diller Behind the Screen SAG-AFTRA Labor Tech Business

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Abercrombie & Fitch Slams 'The Situation' in Detailed Lawsuit Response (Analysis)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Eriq Gardner The "substantial" offer for "Jersey Shore" cast member Mike Sorrentino to NOT wear Abercrombie clothing was $10,000 and came after the retailer had put out a press release.

Is Tom Brady's Victory Over the NFL a Game-Changer for Hollywood? (Analysis)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Many talent-side litigators believe studios have rigged the arbitration process. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Television Business THR Online

Legal Fight Brewing Over CBS' New Sherlock Holmes Adaptation (Analysis)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Eriq Gardner The network's planned series depicting a modern-day Sherlock could be taken to court by BBC, which also has a modern Sherlock, or the Sir Arthur Conan Doyle estate. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television Business BBC CBS Sherlock Holmes

Katherine Heigl Lawsuit to Explore Nature of Corporate Tweets (Analysis)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The actress is suing a drug store chain for posting pictures of her carrying its shopping bags. read more. The Business Movies THR Online THR, Esq. Katherine Heigl Tech Business

How a New Studio-Backed Union Contract Hurts Independent Producers (Analysis)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Without apparent input from indies, the major studios and IATSE agreed to a provision that appears to hike residuals for small-budget producers while leaving majors untouched. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Business THR Online IATSE Labor

'Desperate Housewives' Jurors Shed Light on Mistrial (Analysis)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Alex Ben Block Two jurors, Beverly Crosby and Johnny Huynh, both said the case came down to the credibility of the witnesses. There were a lot of people the jurors found not credible,” said Crosby. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television ABC Marc Cherry Nicollette Sheridan Desperate Housewives

'Last Samurai' Legal Dispute Becomes Battle Over Which Side Is Forging Evidence (Analysis)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Eriq Gardner Forensic document analysis, DNA tests, and multiple iterations of the same letter are all part of an ongoing lawsuit from two brothers claiming that the studio is a thief.

Hot New Hollywood Trend: Crazy Defamation Lawsuits (Analysis)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Eriq Gardner Multimillion-dollar libel claims by and against celebrities are on the rise. So what if they're not winnable? A guide to what's happening lately and whether there are any solutions to a heavy court docket. read more. THR, Esq.

HBO, Showtime Would Be Underdogs in a Legal Battle With Twitter (Analysis)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Many watched the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight on Twitter's live-streaming app, but punishing this type of piracy will be very difficult. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Tech Business THR Online

Why Fox News Shouldn't Sue Over the 'Fox Mole' (Analysis)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Eriq Gardner Yeah, Fox probably has a claim or two. But here are some reasons why the O'Reilly network should let this one go. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Business Fox Cable Networks Fox News Channel

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Aereo Court Ruling Impact Could Be Swift (Analysis)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The case is not over, but the decision to allow the streaming TV service to continue is expected to influence negotiations between broadcasters and cable/satellite distributors. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Tech Business Barry Diller Time Warner

Does Quentin Tarantino Have a Case Against Gawker? (Analysis)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

As the director declares war over the leak of Western "The Hateful Eight" and studios begin to take NSA-level secrecy precautions, attorney Marty Singer talks to The Hollywood Reporter. read more. Bruce Dern Movies THR, Esq. Quentin Tarantino Nick Denton THR Weekly Magazine

Brouwer, van der Woude, and van der Leun on Framing Migration and the Process of Crimmigration: A Systematic Analysis of the Media Representation of Unathorized Immgrants in the Netherlands @jelmerbrouwer @UniLeiden @

Media Law Prof Blog

Jelmer Brouwer and Maartje van der Woude, both of Leiden University, Institute for Criminal Law & Criminology, and Joanne van der Leun, of Leiden University, Leiden Law School have published Framing Migration and the Process of Crimmigration: A Systematic Analysis

Analysis: Trump's Alicia Machado Tweet Storm Points to Deeper Problems - NBC News

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Analysis: Trump's Alicia Machado Tweet Storm Points to Deeper Problems - NBC News

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Does Hasbro Have a Strong Trademark on 'Transformers'? (Analysis)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Eriq Gardner A computer manufacturer argues that its tablet/laptop hybrid should be able to describe itself as a "transformer." Hasbro isn't happy. read more. THR, Esq. Tech Television Tech Business

Lindsay Lohan Lawsuit Reignites Battle Between Paparazzi and Stars (Analysis)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Eriq Gardner This is definitely a two-way fight. Have anti-paparazzi laws worked against celebrities? read more. THR, Esq. THR, Esq. Movies Movies Britney Spears Bruce Willis Chris Brown Denise Richards Lindsay Lohan Pamela Anderson Woody Harrelson Pierce Brosnan

Should the Murdochs Sue Twitter for Verifying Wendi Deng? (Analysis)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Eriq Gardner Many reporters were fooled when "Wendi Deng" purportedly scolded her husband for a bad joke. What's the social networking site's legal responsibility for the confusion? read more. THR, Esq. THR, Esq. Tech Tech Business Rupert Murdoch Wendi Deng