Adler on Why Art Does Not Need Copyright @nyulaw

Media Law Prof Blog

Amy Adler, New York University School of Law, is publishing Why Art Does Not Need Copyright in volume 86 of the George Washington Law Review (2018). This Article explores the escalating battles between visual art and

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Guest Post: Making Fake Art: “1984”, The New Rembrandt, and The “Fake Artist”

Music Technology Policy

In this case, the art of the machine seems adequate for consumption. With the art digitized, it could be studied. Is it fake art? If a machine could simulate the art of humans, with any degree of success, it would certainly shift some power in the music and tech industry.

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Please Support Texas Accountants and Lawyers for the Arts on Amplify Austin Giving Day!

Music Technology Policy

There are many worthy nonprofits in Austin that participate in Amplify Austin, but the one we are supporting is Texas Accountants and Lawyers for the Arts (“TALA”). Amplify Austin Texas Accountants and Lawyers for the Arts

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Who owns the cover art for a novel? – Entertainment Law Asked & Answered

Gordon P. Firemark

TRANSCRIPT: Who owns the cover art for a novel? The post Who owns the cover art for a novel? AUDIO: ?. link]. Hi, I'm attorney Gordon Firemark, and this is Asked and Answered, where I answer your entertainment law questions, to help you take your career and business to the next level.

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Seminar -The Law Of Performing Arts: Business, Legal and Practical Deals for the Stage

Gordon P. Firemark

I’m pleased to announce that the good folks at California Lawyers for the Arts have asked me to present a workshop. On Wednesday, September 11, 2013, I’ll be presenting The Law Of Performing Arts: Business, Legal and Practical Deals for the Stage.

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Save the Date! July 26 in Austin: Chris Castle on Address Unknown NOIs Sponsored by Texas Accountants and Lawyers for the Arts

Music Technology Policy

Big thanks to Texas Accountants & Lawyers for the Arts and Norton Rose Fulbright for hosting my presentation on the “address unknown” loophole and what to do about it.

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Entertainment Law Update Podcast: Episode 62 – SpaceX Photos, Robin Williams’ Right of Publicity, Un-neighborly art, and more

Gordon P. Firemark

The post Entertainment Law Update Podcast: Episode 62 – SpaceX Photos, Robin Williams’ Right of Publicity, Un-neighborly art, and more originally appeared on Entertainment Law Offices of Gordon P.

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Copyright and Digital Art

Media Law Prof Blog

Smita Kheria, University of Edinburgh School of Law, has published Copyright and Digital Art: Through the Looking Glass. Here is the abstract. This chapter explores the interaction between copyright and everyday life of artists in the digital environment. It focuses

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Electronic Arts Faces Jury Trial Over 'Madden NFL'

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Electronic Arts Tech Business Can you copyright football plays? One game designer suing EA over one of the most popular sports games ever -- a $4 billion franchise -- is about to find out. read more. The Business THR, Esq.

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ENTERTAINMENT LITIGATION: THE ART OF A TRIAL

Entertainment Litigation Blog

TOP COURTROOM MOTION PICTURES In the spirit of the many lists of "top" whatever in the entertainment industry, I decided to write about my favorite courtroom films. Before doing so, I decided to do "research" -- so I purchased some movies that I had not seen before and some others that I had not seen in a while. It was gruesome research watching all these films. But someone had to do it.

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Adler on Fair Use and the Future of Art

Media Law Prof Blog

Amy Adler, New York University School of Law, is publishing Fair Use and the Future of Art in volume 91 of the New York University Law Review (2016).

Feds Look to Seize 'Dumb and Dumber To' Rights and Leonardo DiCaprio's Art

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The government asserts that funding for Red Granite films came from stolen Malaysian funds and that Leonardo DiCaprio was gifted artwork purchased with embezzled money. The actor has already turned over a Marlon Brando Oscar. read more. THR, Esq. Business Movies Business THR Online International

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Saikia on Art and the Indian Copyright Act

Media Law Prof Blog

Nandita Saikia has published Art and Indian Copyright Law: A Statutory Reading. A look at how the Indian Copyright Act, 1957, as amended in 2012, interacts with art (other than films and sound recordings), and

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Adler on Fair Use and the Future of Art

Media Law Prof Blog

Amy Adler, New York University School of Law, is publishing Fair Use and the Future of Art in volume 91 of the New York University Law Review (2016).

Joel Silver Sued Over Real Estate, Art Loans

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The controversial film producer allegedly owes $1.3 million to a restructuring firm. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Business THR Online

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Jury Orders Electronic Arts to Pay $11 Million to 'Madden NFL' Creator

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Electronic Arts Tech Business The ruling covers games sold between 1990 and 1996. The damages could climb as a new phase of the trial begins over titles sold more recently. read more. The Business THR, Esq.

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McCutcheon on Digital Access to Culture: Copyright in Photographs of Two-Dimensional Art Under Australian Copyright Law @UWALawSchool

Media Law Prof Blog

Jani McCutcheon, University of Western Australia, is publishing Digital Access to Culture: Copyright in Photographs of Two-Dimensional Art Under Australian Copyright Law in volume 7 of the Queen Mary Journal of Intellectual Property (2017).

Will High-Priced Art Ever Be Auctioned Again in California?

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

An appeals court rules a portion of the California Resale Royalties Act is unconstitutional. What's the impact of removing six words from the law? read more. THR, Esq. Culture Culture Business THR Online

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The Devil’s Greatest Trick: Google in Paris for the Great Art Heist

Music Technology Policy

But from an artist’s point of view, there is no greater corrupting power, no greater threat to their free expression and survival, than the commoditization of art, and there is no greater commoditizer of art than Google. VERBAL. …anybody could have worked for Soze.

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UK MP Ed Vaizey emphasizes arts education

Music Technology Policy

Learning how to create and enjoy art for art’s sake, if you will. Tags: arts education ed vaizey An excellent speech by UK MP Ed Vaizey "We remember the sheer joy a good cultural education can bring. I believe this is a vital part of growing into a happy, functional citizen in adult life.

ENTERTAINMENT LITIGATION: THE ART OF A TRIAL

Entertainment Litigation Blog

TOP COURTROOM MOTION PICTURES In the spirit of the many lists of "top" whatever in the entertainment industry, I decided to write about my favorite courtroom films. Before doing so, I decided to do "research" -- so I purchased some movies that I had not seen before and some others that I had not seen in a while. It was gruesome research watching all these films. But someone had to do it.

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The Art Cure for Boobies

The Legal Satyricon

Tags: Satyriconista awesomeness feminism life misc off topic breast boob breast cancer art

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Bonadio on Copyright Protection of Street Art and Graffiti Under UK Law @enricobonadio

Media Law Prof Blog

Enrico Bonadio, City University London, Law School, is publishing Copyright Protection of Street Art and Graffiti Under UK Law in the Intellectual Property Quarterly (2017).

McCutcheon on Shape Shifters: Searching For the Copyright Work in Kinetic Living Art

Media Law Prof Blog

Jani McCutcheon, University of Western Australia Faculty of Law, is publishing Shape Shifters: Searching for the Copyright Work in Kinetic Living Art in the Journal of the Copyright Society of USA.

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Sag and Haskell on a Defense Against the Dark Arts of Trolling @matthewsag

Media Law Prof Blog

Matthew Sag, Loyola University (Chicago) School of Law, and Jake Haskell, Independent, are publishing Defense Against the Dark Arts of Copyright Trolling in the Iowa Law Review.

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Copyright and Control of Museum Art Images

Media Law Prof Blog

Brown, Columbia University, have published Control of Museum Art Images: The Reach and Limits of Copyright and Licensing in The Structure of Intellectual Property Law 269-284 (Annette Kur and Vytautas Mizaras, eds Kenneth D. Crews, Columbia University, and Melissa A.

Electronic Arts Settling Madden Football Antitrust Lawsuit

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Eriq Gardner Judge is told about possible settlement in case involving deals with the NFL and NCAA a day after the video game publisher files a notable SEC statement. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Tech Business

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Florida Criminalizes Arts & Crafts

The Legal Satyricon

By Dr. Marty Klein Remember playing with photos and scissors as a young teen? You’d make collages: your scrawny face on a caveman’s body, your friend’s body with the head of a dog, you and a movie star on a beach in Hawaii. Silly adolescent stuff, harmless. Now what about putting your head on a movie star’s [.].

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Google App Disables Art-Selfie Biometric Comparison Tool in Illinois and Texas

New Media and Technology Law

It was interesting to see how the Illinois law (as well as a similar Texas law) influenced Google’s offering of a new facial recognition feature on the Google Arts & Culture app. (It Note: My classical art doppelgänger is “Portrait of a Gentleman in Red” by Rosalba Carriera.

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Art Collector Dean Valentine Pays to Settle High-Profile Royalties Lawsuit (Exclusive)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Will other big-name artists get the same from art collectors and auction houses? Eriq Gardner Artist Mark Grotjahn gets what he was owed under a California law in a closely watched case. read more. THR, Esq. Style Style Business

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The Relationships Between Copyright and Publicly Funded Arts and Humanities Research

Media Law Prof Blog

Charlotte Waelde, University of Exeter School of Law, Smita Kheria, University of Edinburgh School of Law, and Nadine Levin, University of Exeter, have published Copyright and Publicly-Funded Arts and Humanities Research: Identifying and Developing Sustainable Exploitation Models in the Digital

Sundance Watch: Arthouse Acquires Art & Copy

Thompson On Hollywood

At the close of Sundance, Arthouse Films grabbed worldwide rights to Surfwise director Doug Pray's ad world doc Art & Copy, which debuted in the fest's doc competition. Tags: Sundance Art & Copy Arthouse Films Sundance

@legrandnetwork: ‘Outrage’ at Trump’s proposal to eliminate arts agencies — Artist Rights Watch

Music Technology Policy

The US music community has expressed outrage at the Trump administration’s proposal to eliminate two publicly-funded agencies dealing with the arts – the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities – as well as terminating the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, which helps fund public TV broadcaster PBS and National Public Radio… For singer/songwriter Blake Morgan, who is at the origin of the #IRespectMusic, the NEA is part of a personal narrative. “I’m

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Aufderheide, Sinnreich, Imperiale, and Silvernail on Norms-Shifting on Copyright and Fair Use in the Visual Arts Community @paufder @aram @LouisaImperiale

Media Law Prof Blog

Patricia Aufderheide, Aram Sinnreich, and Louisa Imperiale, all of American University, and Carolyn Silvernail, Independent, are publishing Norms-Shifting on Copyright and Fair Use in the Visual Arts Community, in the Visual Arts Review (Winter 2018).

Obama Art Unveiling Suppressed

The Legal Satyricon

by Jason Fischer Artist Michael D’Antuono was scheduled to publicly unveil his painting (pictured below) in New York’s Union Square Park this morning, to commemorate Obama’s 100th day in office. However, due to “thousands of emails and phone calls; online blogs and other public commentary received in the first 48 hours following its release&# , the [.].

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Electronic Arts Fails to Dismiss Athletes' Antitrust Class Action

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Eriq Gardner Judge rules there's enough in allegations that EA has conspired to not pay former student-athletes to continue forward in the lawsuit. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Tech Business

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Tax Incentives Available To the Australian Arts

Media Law Prof Blog

Brett Freudenberg, Griffith University, has published "Report #1: The Current Australian Tax Treatment of the Arts Industry" (Series: Tax: Contributing to a Sustainable Arts Industry). Here is the abstract. This Report contains an overview of the current Australian tax treatment

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Inglourious Basterds: Poster Art

Thompson On Hollywood

IGN has some cool new art , including an international poster. It was cool to see all the footage from new movies at the end of the Oscar show, including Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds.

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Appeals Court: Lap Dances Are Amusement, Not Art

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

A New York adult nightclub lost by a 4-3 margin its appeal that it should qualify for a tax exemption given to musical arts performances. read more. The Business Home Music THR, Esq. Style Business

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The Art and Science of Lawyer Bios

Media Law

I’ve given a lot of thought over the years to the very mundane topic of lawyer bios. Having done so, I am compelled to file this dissent to Matt Homann’s clever but off-base Venn diagram about lawyer bios ( Your Clients Don’t Care Where You Went to Law School ). At the same time, I will most heartily agree with the related post at Kelly’s Blog that the real problem with lawyer bios is that they “lack personality, life, vibrancy, interest.&#.

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Here's What Happens When a Judge Evaluates Sex Pistols Art for 'Purpose'

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

District Court judge Dolly Gee looks at different pieces of art in a copyright infringement case involving appropriation art. read more. Music THR, Esq.

'SpongeBob' Designer Targeted In Class Action Over Art Reproductions (Exclusive)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Eriq Gardner Lawsuit against celebrity artist raises eternal question, "What is the meaning of authenticity?" read more. THR, Esq. Style Television Style

Dallas Arts Advocacy Day August 20

Current Trends

The Cultural Affairs Commission of the City of Dallas and the Dallas Area Cultural Advocacy Coalition will be hosting Dallas Arts Advocacy Day on August 20th. Arts Advocacy Day is an opportunity for everyone interested in the arts to learn more about new media marketing and the economic impact of the arts. Sonntag, Director of Dance, National Endowment for the Arts.

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