Have you filed your DMCA Agent designation?

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Third, the service provider must have filed an “Interim Designation of Agent to Receive Notification of Claimed Infringement” with the Copyright Office in Washington. Register your Interim Designation using this form: [link]. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -.

Debuting Tomorrow: A Keyboard Designed Just for Lawyers

Media Law

The lawyer and founder of Pro-Boards LLC was explaining why he has developed the LegalBoard, a computer keyboard designed specifically for lawyers, which he will formally introduce tomorrow at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The post Debuting Tomorrow: A Keyboard Designed Just for Lawyers appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. Brian Potts had me at the section symbol.

Law School’s Design Lab Will Develop Apps and Other Solutions to A2J Crisis

Media Law

Gordon Smith This fall, BYU Law School in Provo, Utah, will launch an innovative design lab, called LawX, in which second- and third-year law students will step into the role of entrepreneur to design apps and other solutions to help address Utah’s critical gap in access to legal services Six-to-eight law students […]. The post Law School’s Design Lab Will Develop Apps and Other Solutions to A2J Crisis appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites.

Now Comes Another Keyboard Designed Just for Lawyers

Media Law

Earlier this year, I wrote about the LegalBoard, a computer keyboard designed specifically for lawyers. The post Now Comes Another Keyboard Designed Just for Lawyers appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. Little did I know what that post would provoke. As I later wrote on Above the Law, never in my 14 years of blogging had I seen the legal world react to a new product as it did to the […].

Katy Perry's "Left Shark" Design Rejected By Trademark Examiner

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

She has better luck with the phrase "Left Shark." read more. THR, Esq. Music Television Music THR Online

Katy Perry Left Shark Design Rejected By Trademark Examiner

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

She has better luck on the phrase "Left Shark." read more. THR, Esq. Music Television Music THR Online

[Sponsored] Finally, an All-in-One Practice Management Tool Designed Specifically for Lawyers

Media Law

The post [Sponsored] Finally, an All-in-One Practice Management Tool Designed Specifically for Lawyers appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. In the practice of law, time is money. Ask any lawyer what he or she looks for most in legal technology, and the answer will immediately be efficiency. Having everything you need in one place, without having to switch platforms, is not simply a convenience, it’s a necessity. That’s why practice management tools were invented. […].

Website Design Implicated in Two Rulings on Enforceability of Online Terms – Highlights the Importance of Legal Review of Design Decisions

New Media and Technology Law

However, even the enforceability of clickthrough agreements is going to depend, in part, on how the user experience leading to the “agreement” is designed. This past summer, we wrote about two instances in which courts refused to enforce website terms presented in browsewrap agreements.

Browsewrap Agreement Held Unenforceable – Website Designers Take Note!

New Media and Technology Law

In this case, the most recent example of a court’s specific analysis of website design, a court suggests that what has become a fairly standard approach to browsewrap presentment fails to achieve the intended purpose. . The court performed a detailed review of the website design to determine whether the plaintiff gained constructive knowledge of the website terms based upon, among other considerations, the placement of the link to the terms.

Producer of 1980s BMX Movie 'Rad' Sues Vans Shoes For Infringing Designs

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Schwartzman Pictures alleges the iconic skate shoe manufacturer never licensed the film's logo. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Culture Business THR Online

For Third Birthday, Clio Unveils New Features, Cleaner Design

Media Law

Today, to mark the occasion, it announced new features and unveiled a cleaner design. Needless to say, this is the trend among a number of sites — from WestlawNext to Lexis Advance — and emulates the simple design of Google.

Death of Rock Music Photographer Leads to Copyright Lawsuit Against Fashion Designer

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Eriq Gardner Jim Marshall, whose photographs of musicians became famous, died the night he was scheduled to attend a fashion boutique in SoHo, New York. Here's the strange story of what happened next. read more. THR, Esq. Music Music Style

'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

Video game designer-turned-space traveler awarded $28 million by jury

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

By Eriq Gardner Famed video game designer Richard Garriot has just taken one hell of a trip. Two years ago, the man behind blockbuster role-playing games Ultima and Tabula Rasa spent $30 million of his own money to be a.

NBCU, Syfy Sued Over Skull Design in 'Dream Machines'

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Another cable reality show is hit with a claim from an artist over alleged copyright infringement. read more

NBCU, Syfy Sued Over Skull Design in 'Dream Machines'

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Another cable reality show hit with a claim from an artist over alleged copyright infringement. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television Tech Business NBCUniversal SyFy Reality TV

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Digital Product Designer FoundationLab Acquires Toronto’s Functional Imperative

Media Law

FoundationLab, a Boston-based digital product design studio whose clients include a number of law firms and legal tech start-ups, has acquired Functional Imperative, an application development company in Toronto, Canada, that also has several legal clients, including the Canadian Legal Information Institute, the law firm Fasken Martineau, and the Federation of Law Societies of Canada. […].

Protecting American Designs

Media Law Prof Blog

Janis, Indiana University Maurer School of Law, have published The Origins of American Design Protection as Indiana Legal Studies Research Jason J. Du Mont, Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property & Competition Law; Chicago-Kent College of Law, and Mark D.

Springer Verlag Reconsidering Publication of Book Promoting Intelligent Design

Media Law Prof Blog

The Scientist is reporting that controversy has sprouted over a possible title from the well-known publisher Springer. Biological Information: New Perspectives is supposed "present 'new perspectives regarding the nature and origin of biological information'. However, one of its authors is

Interior Designers and the First Amendment

Media Law Prof Blog

Petitioners are challenging a Florida law that requires interior designers practicing in non-residential, commercial settings to be licensed. From the National Law Journal: an opinion piece on the upcoming case before the Supreme Court, Locke v. Shore. Few other states

Cher Asks Judge to Dismiss Lawsuit Over Album Cover Typeface

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

A graphic designer alleges his work was used for the singer's album "Closer to the Truth." read more. THR, Esq. Music Music Business THR Online

Design Matters

The Digital Lowdown

Today, I finally updated the design of my blog. It made me realize how quickly style trends change and I have to admit that I haven''t been on top of them as much as I would like. However, I am the first one to immediately judge a site.

Designer John Galliano Fired Over Anti-Semitic Remarks

Media Law Prof Blog

Designer John Galliano, already in trouble over an assault in Paris earlier this week, has now been fired from his post at Christian Dior over remarks he made to some young women outside a Paris cafe in December. The exchange

Accident-Zone: Poorer Neighborhoods Have Less-Safe Road Designs: Scientific American

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Accident-Zone: Poorer Neighborhoods Have Less-Safe Road Designs: Scientific American

U.S. Copyright Office Rolls Out New Electronic DMCA Agent Designation System

New Media and Technology Law

A service provider seeking to take advantage of certain of the safe harbors under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) is required to designate an agent to receive takedown notices. 201.38) establishing a new electronic system to designate agents to receive takedown notifications under the DMCA. Since December 1, 2016, the Office no longer accepts paper designations of DMCA designated agents.

Judge to Decide Vexing Question in Entertainment: License Needed to Show Body Tattoos?

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

A judge lets Take-Two, publisher of 'NBA 2K,' seek declaratory judgment against the owner of a tattoo design featured on LeBron James' body. read more. THR, Esq. Business Movies Television Business THR Online

District Court Judge Allows Interior Designer's Right of Publicity Twitter/Facebook Lawsuit Against Former Employer To Go Forward

Media Law Prof Blog

A U.S. federal district court is allowing part of a plaintiff's case based on the Illinois Right of Publicity Act to go forward and the Lanham Act, based on her allegations that the defendants used her name and image in

Appeals Court Revives Lawsuit Against Dr. Dre Over Beats Headphone Royalties

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Steven Lamar alleges a 2007 deal entitled him to money from derivative versions of the original design. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Music Tech Business THR Online

#LiarIcChief Out of control? Or is Trump's tweeting designed to distract? | US news | The Guardian

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Or is Trump's tweeting designed to distract? | Out of control? US news | The Guardian

'NBA 2K' Videogame Maker Sued for Copyright Infringement Over LeBron James' Tattoos

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

million for a license to eight tattoo designs. Take-Two Software is taken to court by a company that demanded more than $1.1 read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Tech Business THR Online

Fox, ExxonMobil Hit Breaks on "FXX" Trademark Dispute

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The gas company was seeking $20 million over alleged infringement of a design incorporating interlocking X's. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Business THR Online

Judge Allows Graffiti Artist's Lawsuit Over Katy Perry's Met Gala Dress

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The renowned street artist known as "Rime" wins the right to pursue a well known fashion designer for ripping off his mural. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Music Style Culture Business THR Online

Designated Driver

The Legal Satyricon

Then the story gets awesome: She claimed to have had nothing to drink and said she was the designated driver, even though no one else was in [.]. Jennifer Lee De Roberto got pulled over in Lee County, Flori-duh for some reason or another. The police smelled alcohol, but she denied having anything to drink.

Fox, ExxonMobil Hit Brakes on "FXX" Trademark Dispute

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The gas company was seeking $20 million over alleged infringement of a design incorporating interlocking X's. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Business THR Online

Lawsuit Claims Paramount Pictures Is Shorting Producers on New Media Profits

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Middle Pictures claims Paramount's activity is a "systematic scheme designed to deprive content providers of their rightful profit participation." read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies THR Online

Hollywood Reporter, Los Angeles Times Ask Judge to Keep Sumner Redstone Court Documents Public

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Media outlets also asked the court to modify its protective order and limit the documents it designates as confidential. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Business THR Online

Copyright Office New Electronic Registration for Designated Agents for Take Down Notices Goes Live – and The Office Asks for More Comments on Assessing The Section 512 Safe Harbor for User-Generated Content

Broadcast Law Blog

The Copyright Office’s new system for registering designated agents for the service of take-down notices when it is believed that user-generated content infringes on intellectual property rights has now gone live. Intellectual Property Internet Video Music Rights On Line Media Website Issues Copyright office designated agent for take down notice Digital Millennium Copyright Act DMCA safe harbor Section 512 copyright act user generated content

Lawsuit Claims TNT's 'Falling Skies' Has a Font Problem (Exclusive)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Eriq Gardner German designer sues TBS for using his font software allegedly wrongfully. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television Tech Business

Citepad Legal Keyboard Rolls Out A Windows Version and New Pricing

Media Law

Earlier this year, I wrote about the launch of the LegalBoard, a computer keyboard designed specifically for lawyers. Then, six weeks ago, came another one designed just for lawyers, called Citepad. This has been the year of the legal keyboard. Unlike the LegalBoard, which is an actual hardware keyboard, the Citepad is an application that provides legal-specific buttons […].

Video: Unboxing and Using the LegalBoard

Media Law

After I wrote last weekabout the LegalBoard, a keyboard designed just for lawyers, I received a review unit. Earlier today, I published a hands-on review. I also recorded this video of unboxing and using the LegalBoard.