Asked and Ansswered: International Copyright Protection

Gordon P. Firemark

A: Every country has its own copyright laws, and so things do vary from place to place, but fortunately, most of the developed world 165 countries, in fact, have signed on to an international treaty, the **Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works** Now, This is not a new treaty. Asked and Ansswered: International Copyright Protection is a post from: Law Offices of Gordon P. Asked & Answered berne convention copyright international

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. Podcasting. More information RIGHT HERE. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -. Firemark. Entertainment Law Offices of Gordon P. Firemark - Los Angeles Entertainment Lawyers - Theatre, Film, TV & New Media. Podcasting

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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. 310) 243-6231 In this Episode: More about Aereo, Google Books and Joel Tenenbaum Interns prevail in Black Swan lawsuit Happy Birthday Copyright called into question Will.I.Am I’ve just posted the latest episode of my podcast over at Entertainment Law Update. You can listen right here, or go visit the site for show notes.

“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. The Video : Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield has captured over fifteen million YouTube views for his free-fall rendition of David Bowie’s “Space Oddity,” recorded on the International Space Station (the “ISS”). Commissioner of Internal Revenue (U.S. Commissioner of Internal Revenue (U.S.

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

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-.

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. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Television Music Business THR Online

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.

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.

Townley and Lubin on The International Law of Rabble-Rousing @AsafLubin @Yale @yaleisp

Media Law Prof Blog

Hendrick Townley, Yale University, and Asaf Lubin, Yale University, Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, are publishing The International Law of Rabble-Rousing in volume 45 of the Yale Journal of International law Online. Here is the abstract. Within the

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.

Ayoubi on Deciphering the "Right to Read" Under International Human Rights Law @Lida_Ayoubi

Media Law Prof Blog

LIda Ayoubi, Auckland University of Technology, Law School, is publishing Deciphering the 'Right to Read' under International Human Rights Law: A Normative Framework for Equal Access in volume 36 of the Wisconsin International Law Journal (2019).

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

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.

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

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

DealFatigue

Every year, I take on at least one intern to work in my office. The reps on the other side of the deal are usually gracious enough to allow the interns to listen in on conference calls and the interns attend depositions, hearings and settlement conferences when we’re involved in litigation matters. 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.

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

DealFatigue

Every year, I take on at least one intern to work in my office. The reps on the other side of the deal are usually gracious enough to allow the interns to listen in on conference calls and the interns attend depositions, hearings and settlement conferences when we’re involved in litigation matters. 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.

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

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?,

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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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

Webinar Tomorrow: How to Get International Media Exposure for Your Legal Tech Startup

Media Law

I will be part of an international media panel tomorrow that will discuss how legal tech startups can get exposure for their companies. Sponsored by the European Legal Tech Association, the free 90-minute panel starts at 11:30 a.m. Eastern time. Other speakers are: Janet Huerta, Foro Jurídico. Caroline Hill, Editor-in-Chief,Legal IT Insider. Vanita Thind, Kira Systems. Richard Tromans, Artificial Lawyer. Alejandro Esteve, Bigle Legal.

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

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. read more. The Business Movies THR, Esq. Labor Business

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.

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

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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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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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

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

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

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.

Hate Speech Jurisprudence of Various International Tribunals

Media Law Prof Blog

Gregory S. Gordon, University of North Dakota School of Law, has published The Forgotten Nuremberg Hate Speech Case: Otto Dietrich and the Future of Persecution Law in volume 75 of the Ohio State Law Journal (2014). Here is the abstract

“Woodstock” At Lewisville “Texas International Pop Festival”

Current Trends

Labor Day weekend marks the 40th anniversary of the “Texas International Pop Festival&# held just a few miles south of my office at the old speedway. by Tamera H. Bennett.

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.]. As we have reported a number of times this year, Amazon, Spotify, Google, Pandora, iHeart, Loudr and others are taking advantage of the compulsory license loophole that allows these companies to file tens of millions of address unknown “notices of intention” to rely on the compulsory license for songs in the Copyright Act.

'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

Japanese-American Internment Survivors Protest Plan to Jail Migrant Kids.

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

International Law and Free Speech Protections

Media Law Prof Blog

Magnuson has published The Responsibility to Protect and the Decline of Sovereignty: Free Speech Protection Under International Law, in volume 43 of the Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law (2010). William J. Here is the abstract. State sovereignty has long held

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. European and Intellectual Perspectives 222 (Christopher Geiger ed., 2016). Here is