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.

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.

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.

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

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

Pathgather

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.

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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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

International Law and Incitement

Media Law Prof Blog

Richard Ashby Wilson, University of Connecticut School of Law, is publishing Inciting Genocide with Words in volume 36 of the Michigan Journal of International Law (2015).

Wolters Kluwer and Alt Legal Extend Integration to International Trademark Materials

Media Law

Last year, I wrote about a partnership between legal publisher Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S.

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.

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.].

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.

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

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?,

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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'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

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

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

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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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.

Gawker Hit With Class Action Lawsuit by Former Interns

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

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

Viacom Settles Intern Class Action Lawsuit (Exclusive)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

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

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

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

Warner Music Hit With Class Action Lawsuit Over Interns

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Justin Henry says he sometimes worked more than 40 hours per week for no pay as an intern at Atlantic Records in 2007. read more. The Business Music Warner Music Group Warner Bros. THR, Esq. Business

Trump Team Met Russian Accused of International Hacking Conspiracy

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

and other top campaign officials last June was previously accused in federal and state courts of orchestrating an international hacking conspiracy. Trump Team Met Russian Accused of International Hacking Conspiracy

Judge OKs Bigger Lawsuit Over Fox's Intern Programs (Exclusive)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Suit expands from interns who worked on Fox Searchlight's "Black Swan" to class action that possibly targets all Fox internship programs. read more. The Business Movies THR, Esq. Black Swan Business

Former ICM Interns Seek Class Action Certification

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Plaintiffs'' attorneys also attack an arbitration agreement as "unconscionable" read more. The Business ICM THR Online THR, Esq. Business

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.

Judge Grants Preliminary Approval of Fox Interns Settlement

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The resolution to a closely-watched case is deemed "fair, reasonable and adequate." read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Television Business THR Online

Roger Ailes Fires Back at Gretchen Carlson's "Defamatory" Lawsuit as Fox Launches Internal Investigation

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

"This defamatory lawsuit is not only offensive, it is wholly without merit and will be defended vigorously." read more. THR, Esq. Television Television THR Online 21st Century Fox Roger Ailes

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