Tue.Apr 10, 2012

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B.B. King Sued Over Efforts To Stop Biographical Movie (Exclusive)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Eriq Gardner Makers of the film "B.B. King and I" say the blues musician has made a legal move that is threatening celebrity-bio films and songs, pointing to works from Richard Linklater and Christina Aguilera. read more. THR, Esq.

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NEW LAW WILL HELP INDIE FILMMAKERS RAISE FINANCING

Entertainment Law Resources Blog

President Obama signed last week the JOBS (Jumpstart Our Business Startups) Act, a collection of laws that dramatically relaxes regulations on raising capital for startup companies. The Act has provisions that for the first time will allow internet crowdfunding of small businesses, such as producing indie films. Crowdfunding is a method of raising capital by obtaining small amounts of money from a large number of investors.

Simon Cowell's Record Label Sued Over Hot Boy Band One Direction (Exclusive)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Eriq Gardner A "Today Show" mistake? Nasty YouTube comments? What happens when two bands have the same name in the digital age. read more. THR, Esq. Music Music Business Simon Cowell

Profile on Southwestern Law’s Biederman Blog.

Gordon P. Firemark

I’m flattered to have been profiled on the Biederman Blog at Southwestern Law School, of which I’m an alum, and now teach Theatre Law. Interested in knowing more about what makes me tick? Check out the profile at: [link]. Tweet. Entertainment Law

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Georgia Man Sentenced to 6 Years in Jail for Selling Fake 'Frankenstein' Posters

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Eriq Gardner Passing off vintage movie posters and lobby cards as authentic on eBay amounts to how many years in prison? read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies Business

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Legal Team Drops Zimmerman

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

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The First Amendment and Holder v. Humanitarian Law Project

Media Law Prof Blog

David Cole, Georgetown University Law Center, has published The First Amendment’s Borders: The Place of Holder v. Humanitarian Law Project in First Amendment Doctrine, at 6 Harvard Law & Policy Review 148 (2012). Here is the abstract. In Holder v

Bloomberg Again Accuses Comcast of Favoring NBCUniversal's News Networks

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Eriq Gardner The business media giant tells the FCC that the cable operator is violating the terms of the agency's approval of the NBCU acquisition. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Business

Rachel Maddow: Sen. McConnell assumes female GOP senators agree with him

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

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Wall Street Journal Asks “Did DOJ Apologize to Google for US Attorney’s Comments?”

Music Technology Policy

This is an interesting developing story. According to the Wall Street Journal (and the hearing transcript): “The U.S. attorney in Rhode Island went off the reservation and gave a long interview about all the evidence and why it was he was so excited about the case,” lawyer Boris Feldman told the judge at a Delaware state court. “It It ended up being so far off the reservation that the Justice Department apologized to Google for it and muzzled him.”.

Hardball: Say anything? SNL parodies Romney

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

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“five men, tied to one another with duct tape, wearing nothing but underwear”

The Legal Satyricon

Apparently, “the individuals were doused with flour, coffee grinds, fish sauce, chili sauce, honey, hot sauce, mustard, and empty sardine cans…” (source) My first client ever was a fraternity that destroyed its house … ummm, allegedly. At least in that case, allegedly, the boys just trashed the house — not each other. Filed under: misc.

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Gay Marriage Suit in Nevada

The Legal Satyricon

A lesbian couple has filed suit in the District of Nevada seeking full marriage equality in the Silver State. source) We have a lot of good thoughtful judges on the bench here. Lets hope this gets somewhere. Filed under: misc.

“five men, tied to one another with duct tape, wearing nothing but underwear”

The Legal Satyricon

Apparently, “the individuals were doused with flour, coffee grinds, fish sauce, chili sauce, honey, hot sauce, mustard, and empty sardine cans…” (source) My first client ever was a fraternity that destroyed its house … ummm, allegedly. At least in that case, allegedly, the boys just trashed the house — not each other. Filed under: misc.

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Gay Marriage Suit in Nevada

The Legal Satyricon

A lesbian couple has filed suit in the District of Nevada seeking full marriage equality in the Silver State. source) We have a lot of good thoughtful judges on the bench here. Lets hope this gets somewhere. Filed under: misc.