Asked and Ansswered: International Copyright Protection

Gordon P. Firemark

Asked and Ansswered: International Copyright Protection is a post from: Law Offices of Gordon P. Asked & Answered berne convention copyright international Q: Vince asks: Does having an IP [screenplay] copyrighted in one country make it binding in another country?

In honor of International Podcast Day…

Gordon P. Firemark

September 30th is International Podcast Day… And I’m presenting a webinar about… You guessed it. The post In honor of International Podcast Day… originally appeared on Entertainment Law Offices of Gordon P.

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Episode 42 – Attack of the Interns

Gordon P. Firemark

Interns prevail in Black Swan lawsuit. and more… Episode 42 – Attack of the Interns is a post from: Law Offices of Gordon P. I’ve just posted the latest episode of my podcast over at Entertainment Law Update.

“Big Pimpin'” Trial: Jay Z Song Stirs International Copyright Law Debate

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Music Music Business THR Online Jay Z Timbaland InternationalExactly how does the concept of "moral rights" cover — or not cover — the rapper's 1999 chart-topper? read more. THR, Esq. Earshot THR, Esq.

Entertainment Law Update 41- Video Chat with the Interns

Gordon P. Firemark

While regular co-host Tamera Bennett was I was joined via Google Plus Hangouts by the interns who work on the show: Kelsey O’Leary. Commissioner of Internal Revenue (U.S. Entertainment Law Update 41- Video Chat with the Interns is a post from: Law Offices of Gordon P.

My Intern’s Reading (and Viewing) List Part I

DealFatigue

Every year, I take on at least one intern to work in my office. I also require my interns to complete a reading and viewing list and be prepared to discuss it with me during the course of their internship. I expect them to do quite a bit of scut-work and provide support to the office.

An International Right To Privacy?

Media Law Prof Blog

Stephen Schulhofer, New York University School of Law, has published An International Right to Privacy? Be Careful What You Wish For as NYU School of Law Public Law Research Paper No.15-15. Here is the abstract. Nations now have unprecedented capacity

Interns' Big Victory Against Fox Vacated by Appeals Court

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

2nd Circuit says the true test of whether internships must be paid comes down to whether the intern or the employer is the primary beneficiary of the relationship.

My Intern’s Reading (and Viewing) List Part I

DealFatigue

Every year, I take on at least one intern to work in my office. I also require my interns to complete a reading and viewing list and be prepared to discuss it with me during the course of their internship. I expect them to do quite a bit of scut-work and provide support to the office.

My Intern’s Reading (and Viewing) List Part I

DealFatigue

Every year, I take on at least one intern to work in my office. I also require my interns to complete a reading and viewing list and be prepared to discuss it with me during the course of their internship. I expect them to do quite a bit of scut-work and provide support to the office.

4 Movies That Every Rep Should (And My Intern Must) See

DealFatigue

Good repping is the art of persuading people to agree to your terms. Not all salesmen are lawyers but all good lawyers (and agents) are salesmen. You can sell hard or you can sell soft.

Hilty and Moscon on Permitted Uses in Copyright Law: Is There Need for an International Instrument?

Media Law Prof Blog

Reto Hilty and Valentina Moscon, both of the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, are publishing Permitted Uses in Copyright Law - Is There Need for an International Instrument?,

NBC Internal Investigation Probed Whether 'Biggest Loser' Contestants Were Given Drugs

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

NBC is now fighting a subpoena from Rupert Murdoch's New York Post over a TV series that appears to have been cancelled without any official notice. read more. THR, Esq. Business Television Business THR Online

Internal Mobility: How Learning and Internal Promotions beat Hiring from the Outside

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He wrote a paper titled Paying More to Get Less: The Effects of External Hiring versus Internal Mobility. In it, Bidwell provided data showing that “external hires get paid more and perform worse, than internal staff.” He said internal mobility ultimately has three main benefits: Higher performance “Because people have experience in the organization already, they can hit the ground running much better,” Bidwell said. Less costly “Internal mobility is cheaper,” Bidwell said.

Wilson on Incitement on Trial: Prosecuting International Speech Crimes: Chapter 1 @richardawilson7

Media Law Prof Blog

Richard Ashby Wilson, University of Connecticut School of Law, is publishing Incitement on Trial: Prosecuting International Speech Crimes: Chapter 1 in Incitement on Trial: Prosecuting International Speech Crimes (Cambridge Univeristy Press, 2017) (Law and Society Series).

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Speaking at Institute for International Film Financing (link updated)

Gordon P. Firemark

10pm, I’ll be speaking at the Institute for International Film Financing. CORRECTION: the link to the event has been revised. Thursday, January 14, 2010, from 7-.

CNN's Internal Debate: Go After Bill O'Reilly Divorce Records?

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The Fox News anchor is resisting a bid to disclose everything from financial records to the medication prescribed to his children. read more. THR, Esq. Business Television Business THR Online

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Interns Win Huge Victory in Labor Lawsuit Against Fox

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Two interns who worked on "Black Swan" are granted a summary judgment win and another intern who worked in Fox''s corporate department will now be leading a class action.

Magazine Cover of Greek Goddess Sets Up International Defamation Showdown

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The Business Business InternationalEriq Gardner According to an indictment against German weekly "The Focus," the cover "displays photos of the ancient statue of Aphrodite as deformed" with "a torn flag of the Greek state covering the body. altering the meaning of the flag." read more. THR, Esq.

September 30--International Blasphemy Day

Media Law Prof Blog

It''s International Blasphemy Day, a day which was instituted after the Danish newspaper, Jyllands-Posten, came under fire in 2005 for publishing twelve cartoons that mocked the Prophet Mohammed. More here from the Campaign for Free Expression, here from the Telegraph

Mass “Address Unknown” NOI Loophole Continue Apace With Growing International Implications

Music Technology Policy

[Editor Charlie sez: This post first appeared in the MusicTechPolicy Monthly Newsletter. Subscribe by signing up for MTP by email.].

Internet Defamation and Private International Law

Media Law Prof Blog

Little, Temple University School of Law, has published Internet Defamation, Freedom of Expression, and the Lessons of Private International Law for the United States in volume 14 of the European Yearbook of Private International Law (2012). Laura E.

Casemaker Gets International Legal Materials Through Partnership With vLex

Media Law

The legal research service Casemaker has partnered with the international legal research service vLex in a joint licensing agreement that gives clients of both companies access to more of the world’s laws. The agreement enables Casemaker clients for the first time to search for international case law and materials directly from Casemaker’s website.

Cyberspace Resources and International Law

Media Law Prof Blog

International Law and the Apportionment of Cyberspace in Canada Centre for Global Security Studies, Cyberdialogue 2012: What is Stewardship in Cyberspace? Duncan B. Hollis, Temple University School of Law, has published Stewardship versus Sovereignty? Here is the abstract. The 2012

ICM Interns Settlement Given Final Approval By Judge

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The nod on a $725K deal comes after an important appeals court ruling. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Business THR Online

4 Movies That Every Rep Should (And My Intern Must) See

DealFatigue

Agents Career Lawyers Litigation Negotiations Notable Reading List Representatives The Culture al pacino alan arkin alec baldwin always be closing animal planet broadway danny rose david mamet dominance ed harris frank whaley george huang glengarry glen ross hollywood intern jack lemmon james foley jonathan pryce kevin spacey larry blyden mia farrow nbc sunday showcase rep submission swimming with sharks what makes sammy run woody allen

4 Movies That Every Rep Should (And My Intern Must) See

DealFatigue

Agents Career Lawyers Litigation Negotiations Notable Reading List Representatives The Culture al pacino alan arkin alec baldwin always be closing animal planet broadway danny rose david mamet dominance ed harris frank whaley george huang glengarry glen ross hollywood intern jack lemmon james foley jonathan pryce kevin spacey larry blyden mia farrow nbc sunday showcase rep submission swimming with sharks what makes sammy run woody allen

Dinwoodie on Diversifying Perspectives of the International Intellectual Property System @OxfordLawFac

Media Law Prof Blog

Dinwoodie, University of Oxford Faculty of Law, has published Diversifying Perspectives of the International Intellectual Property System at The Intellectual Property System in a Time of Change? Graeme B.

Offshore Servers and International Law

Media Law Prof Blog

Swanson, Hamline University School of Law, has published Google Sets Sail: Ocean-Based Server Farms and International Law at 43 Connecticut Law Review 709 (2011). Steven R. Here is the abstract. In recent years, the oceans have become a venue for

International Jurisdiction and IP In the Cloud

Media Law Prof Blog

Toshiyuki Kono and Paulius Jurcys, both of Kyushu University, Graduate School of Law, have published International Jurisdiction over Copyright Infringements in the Cloud. Here is the abstract. The emergence of the Internet, and more recently cloud computing, has tremendous technological

A New Book on Speech and International Crime, From Gregory S. Gordon

Media Law Prof Blog

The law governing the relationship between speech and core international crimes — a New from Oxford University Press: Gregory S. Gordon, Atrocity Speech Law: Foudation, Fragmentation, Fruition (May, 2017). Here's a description of the book's content, provided by the publisher.

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What Japanese-American internment camps and family separations have in common — Quartz

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"The forcible relocation and internment of some 120,000 Japanese-Americans during World War II is a shameful episode in US history. It also provides a necessary yet unsettling primer on how separation and internment affect families’ health in the long term.

Olivia de Havilland's FX Feud Tests Boundaries of Storytelling in Docudramas

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Television Television THR Online InternationalThe 101-year-old actress sued over her portrayal in the series 'Feud: Bette and Joan.' read more. THR, Esq.

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National Security and International Intellectual Property Law

Media Law Prof Blog

Levin, Elon University School of Law; Stanford University Center for Internet and Society, has published Bring in the Nerds: Secrecy, National Security and the Creation of International Intellectual Property Law at 30 Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal David S.

Kevin Costner Suit Seeks $3.85M for Film Festival 'Fraud'

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The actor-producer is suing Kylin Pictures for using his name to sell 'Shanghai Sojourners' at the Shanghai International Film Festival and then removing him from the project and not paying him. Movies Movies THR Online Kevin Costner Shanghai International Film Festival Asia International

'Charlie Rose' Interns Settle Unpaid Wages Lawsuit

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The host will pay them $110 per week worked -- plus $50,000 in legal fees to the college grad who sued on their behalf. read more. Charlie Rose The Business THR, Esq. Television Labor Business

Lionsgate's $1.3M Settlement With Ex-Interns Gets Preliminary Approval

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The judge looks at a big 2nd Circuit opinion and decides it doesn't bar class certification here. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Television Business THR Online

Gawker Hit With Class Action Lawsuit by Former Interns

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Three unpaid interns sue for not being paid minimum wage. read more. The Business THR, Esq. Business

Viacom Settles Intern Class Action Lawsuit (Exclusive)

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Casey O''Jeda, the lead plaintiff, worked at MTV three years ago read more. The Business Music THR Online THR, Esq. Television Viacom Business

ICM Settles Lawsuit Over Unpaid Interns (Exclusive)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

A deal to resolve a talent agency''s labor dispute is worked out in mediation read more. The Business Movies THR Online THR, Esq. Television Business

News International Now Known As News UK

Media Law Prof Blog

News International, the Rupert Murdoch-owned conglomerate which owns the Sun, the Times of London, and the Sunday Times, is changing its name to News UK. The newly renamed company has been embroiled in a phone hacking scandal for several years

Former MTV Intern's Class Action Lawsuit Moving Forward

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Interns from the previous three years will be eligible to join the suit. read more. The Business THR Online THR, Esq. Business

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A Superb Source for Global and International Law

Media Law

But did you know that there is an international network of some 22 legal institutes and similar organizations, all devoted to providing free access to the law? You probably are familiar with the Legal Information Institute at Cornell University Law School, a pioneering publisher of U.S. legal materials online. While these various LIIs generally focus on [.]. General