Leung on Publicity Stunts, Power Play, and Information Warfare in Mediatized Public Confessions @JHCLeung @law_humanities

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Janny Leung, University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Arts, School of English, has published Publicity Stunts, Power Play, and Information Warfare in Mediatized Public Confessions at 11 Law and Humanities 82 (2021).

Mediating the Band Partnership Dispute

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A third-party neutral, i.e. , mediator, might be necessary to hear all sides of the dispute and help guide the band members to a workable solution. Here are some on-going band disputes where mediation, also known as alternative dispute resolution, could be used as a vehicle to resolve the dispute by the parties rather than by a judge or jury: LIVE – mediation occurred on November 1, 2012. ADR Band Name Disputes mediation Music Business

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A Full-Functioned Platform For Remote Depositions and Mediations

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It seems that Zoom has become the go-to video conferencing platform for all sorts of uses, and that extends to conducting online depositions and mediations. The platform is also used for conducting mediations by Resolute Systems , one of the largest ADR providers in the United States.

Showbiz mediation service launches

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Launching March 8, the Entertainment Mediation Institute is billing itself as "the first-ever organization dedicated exclusively to resolving disputes among parties in the entertainment industry." By Matthew Belloni There's a new player in town for resolving Hollywood disputes. Co-founded by.

Mediation of IP Disputes

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Susan Corbett, Victoria University of Wellington, has published Mediation of Intellectual Property Disputes: A Critical Analysis, at 17 New Zealand Business Law Quarterly 51 (March 2011). Many intellectual property disputes have common features that suggest mediation Here is the abstract.

“When The Band Gets Divorced – Mediating The Band Partnership Dispute”

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“When The Band Gets Divorced – Mediating The Band Partnership Dispute” 1 hr CLE pending. Join attorney/mediator Tamera Bennett at the Belo Mansion at Noon on Wednesday, March 27, 2013 for a discussion on common issues band members mediate when a member departs and/or the band dissolves.

Hollywood Docket: 'Hobbit' mediation; McTiernan sentenced; 'Real Housewives' heist

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

In an effort to keep production of the film going in its country, it has deployed two senior ministers to mediate the dispute between Warner Bros. New Zealand really wants that labor dispute over "The Hobbit" to be settled.

G-Men Mediating WGA Negotiations

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On Friday night, Dave McNary reported in Variety that after three months of unproductive negotiations and just days before the current contract expires, the US government is set to mediate negotiations between the WGA, the networks and the studios. The parties are also taking a three day weekend with talks to resume on Tuesday with Federal mediators.

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G-Men Mediating WGA Negotiations

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On Friday night, Dave McNary reported in Variety that after three months of unproductive negotiations and just days before the current contract expires, the US government is set to mediate negotiations between the WGA, the networks and the studios. The parties are also taking a three day weekend with talks to resume on Tuesday with Federal mediators.

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Hollywood Litigator Larry Stein Adds Mediator to His Resume

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

"There’s a tremendous need for conflict resolution in society, now in particular," says Stein. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Business THR Online

N.Z. government offers to mediate 'Hobbit' spat

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And meanwhile a fire destroys a "Hobbit" miniatures facility. For detail, see my THR piece: [link]. ———————. Watch for my new book “Hollywood on Strike!,” due out this month. Subscribe to my blog ( jhandel.com ) for more about entertainment law and digital media law. Check out my residuals chart there too. Go to the blog itself to subscribe via RSS or email. Or, follow me on Twitter , friend me on Facebook , or subscribe to my Forbes.com or Huffington Post articles.

Comcast, Tennis Channel Will Try Mediation in Carriage Dispute

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Georg Szalai Cable giant Comcast and the Tennis Channel have agreed to try resolving their long-running carriage dispute via mediation, according to a brief filing with the FCC on Wednesday. read more. The Business Television Business

Fight Over Light: Museum and Condo Complex Seek Mediation

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While the dispute has been ongoing for sometime, the two parties are acting like good neighbors in jointly retaining Dallas attorney and civic leader Tom Luce to mediate the dispute and develop a resolution to this matter. Lighting is key in museum exhibits. So important to the Nasher Sculpture Center in downtown Dallas, that early in its design, covenants were agreed to with surrounding land owners to limit how light would reflect or be directed into the museum space.

Judge: Mediation Best Course In Dispute Over SeaWorld Video

Media Law Prof Blog

A mediator will attempt to decide what access will be granted to video showing the events leading to SeaWorld trainer Dawn Brancheau's unfortunate death last month, Florida judge Lawrence Kirkwood has ruled. Judge Kirkwood issued a temporary restraining order last

U.N. agency to mediate reality show idea theft cases

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

By Eriq Gardner The United Nations is getting into reality television. The World Intellectual Property Organization, an agency of the U.N., is launching new alternative dispute resolution services for those who feel they've come up with the idea of a.

Olbermann Seeks Summary Judgment in Current TV Case As Key Mediation Nears

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The former 'Countdown' host, who says he's owed at least $50 million, files new court documents that are heavily redacted for confidentiality. read more. THR, Esq. Television

Blogger, Mediator Victoria Pynchon to Speak in Boston Jan. 18

Media Law

Victoria Pynchon , the Los Angeles mediator, author and blogger, will be in Boston on Tuesday, Jan. 18, to present a program, ABC’s of Negotiation. Since 2006, Victoria has written the blog Negotiation Law. In December, she and Lisa Gates launched a blog for Forbes, She Negotiates. As if all that were not enough to keep her busy, Victoria recently published the book, A is for Asshole: The Grownups’ ABCs of Conflict Resolution.

Hollywood Docket: Archie Comics War Heads to Mediation; Comcast Antitrust Trial; Supreme Court Tackles 'First Sale' Rules

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Eriq Gardner Here's our roundup of hot entertainment and media law news. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Home Business

An Indirect-Effects Model of Mediated Adjudication: The CSI Myth, the Tech Effect, and Metropolitan Jurors’ Expectations for Scientific Evidence

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Part V provides an overview of contemporary perspectives of “mass-mediated effects&# on public attitudes, behaviors, and expectations as a prelude to a suggested “Indirect-Effects Model of Mediated Adjudication.&# Part I of this article defines the “ CSI effect ,&# a phrase has come to have many different meanings ascribed to it.

New Zealand Government Tries To Mediate Between Producers, Talent, On "The Hobbit"

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The Hollywood Reporter notes that New Zealand's economic development minister is taking charge of the dispute between director Peter Jackson and actors and others on the production of "The Hobbit." Producer Jackson and his wife, Kate Walsh, who is co-producing

Coyotes Bankruptcy Update

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To resolve the issue (and possibly save Judge Baum from having to make the underlying decision), the team’s current owners have filed a motion asking Judge Baum to compel the NHL to mediate the issue. The NHL has forcefully objected, arguing in court filings that there is “no authority whatsoever for compelling mediation in these circumstances.&# The Phoenix Coyotes bankruptcy case is still open.

Pauli on the Use of Narrative Mediation in Immigration Law

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Carol Pauli, Texas A & M School of Law, is publishing A Whole Other Story: Applying Narrative Mediation to the Immigration Beat in the Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution. Here is the abstract. If Donald Trump, kicking off his campaign

Court appoints mediator to facilitate settlement in Jammie Thomas-Rasset case

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In the Jammie Thomas-Rasset case, Judge Michael Davis has appointed a special master to help facilitate settlement. The special master is Jonathan Lebedoff , who stepped down as Chief Magistrate Judge of the District of Minnesota in 2005. It's unclear from the order whether Judge Davis took this step sua sponte or at the urging of the parties; I have inquiries in to the attorneys and will update if I hear back. Order appointing special master in Capitol v.

New Platform Launches to Quickly Resolve Disputes; Could Its Timing Be Just Right?

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The company is launching as a fully virtual mediation and arbitration platform that promises to resolve business disputes in 100 days or less and save businesses up to 90% in time and expenses. As of today’s launch, New Era ADR is offering only mediation services.

New Site Helps Divide Property in Divorce

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A Minnesota lawyer and mediator has launched a website that aims to help divorcing parties divide their marital property, without the need for a lawyer. “As a mediator, I would sometimes be involved in divorce mediations […] The post New Site Helps Divide Property in Divorce appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites.

Entertainment Law Update Podcast Launching

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Tags: Blogroll Copyright Copyright Litigation DMCA DRM Digital/Internet Entertainment lawsuit Film/TV Music Music Business Right of Publicity branding entertainment law podcast mediation music publishing product placement recording agreements

ICM Partners Settles Lawsuit Over Unpaid Interns (Exclusive)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

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

Legalish Topic “Follows” On Twitter

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Tags: trademark registration branding music publishing Trademark trademark litigation Copyright Litigation Dallas/Fort Worth Texas Copyright twitter ADR mediation Lewisville Texas Digital/Internet Music Business Blogroll

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Source: Keith Olbermann Settling $50 Million Current TV Lawsuit (Exclusive)

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A deal is said to have been reached during a private mediation session in San Francisco on Tuesday. Terms will not be released. read more. Current TV Keith Olbermann THR, Esq. Television

Announcing the 15 Winners of the 2021 ABA TECHSHOW Startup Alley Competition

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ADR Notable is the end-to-end solution that suits all a mediator’s needs throughout the mediation: Capture client intake and engagement agreements pre-mediation. Bill clients, make a term sheet, and delete confidential materials post-mediation. The results are in.

Is ABC's 'Wipeout' a Rip-Off? (Analysis)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Matthew Belloni After mediation fails, a copyright case -- in which the series is accused of copying original elements of six Japanese shows, including "Takeshi's Castle" and "Most Extreme Elimination Challenge" -- is headed to a key hearing. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television ABC

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Online Campaigning As Media

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Schweitzer, University of Mainz, Germany has published The Mediatization of Online Campaigning: Evidence from German Party Websites in State, National, and European Parliamentary Elections, as an APSA 2011 Annual Meeting Paper. Eva J. Here is the abstract. The rise of

Entertainment Law Update Podcast: Faulkner, Einstein and Superman

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Join music lawyer and music mediator Tamera Bennett and film/tv/theatre lawyer Gordon Firemark for Episode 36 of the Entertainment Law Update Podcast. It’s the podcast by entertainment lawyers for entertainment lawyers. Copyright Litigation entertainment law podcast trademark litigation trademark registration

Trying Out My Trial Skills In A New Virtual Reality Courtroom

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Smith says that some mediators are also planning to use it to conduct virtual mediations, in which everyone in the mediation would participate through an avatar. “Ok, we are on the record. Please proceed. Counsel?”.

Canada's Cyber-Surveillance Bill C-30 and the Fifth Estate

Media Law Prof Blog

Obar, University of Toronto, Faculty of Information, and Michigan State University, College of Communication Arts and Sciences, and Leslie Regan Shade, University of Toronto, Faculty of Information, have published Activating the Fifth Estate: Bill C-30 and the Digitally-Mediated Jonathan A.

Rick Ross Camp Objects to Redfoo's Attempt to Lead 'Party Rock Anthem' Settlement Talks

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Pointing to why LMFAO broke up, the hip-hop star''s lawyer says it''s "disturbing" that Stefan Gordy wants to take over mediation in the dispute over the phrase, "Every day I''m shufflin''." read more. Music THR Online THR, Esq

Erin Levine Is Taking Her Innovative ‘Hello Divorce’ Platform To All 50 States

Media Law

In each state into which she expands, she will be recruiting lawyers, mediators and document assistants to help with cases. Users of the site can also opt to purchase upgrades on an a-la-carte basis that include various legal services, as well as divorce mediation and form filing with courts.

Frito Lay Lost Chip Design Trademark and Patent Infringement Case

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A mediator was appointed in this case, but according to court records it does not look as if mediation occurred in this trademark lawsuit. Plano, Texas based Frito Lay, Inc. was unsuccessful in their claim that Ralcorp Holdings’ snack chip infringed the “Scoops” design trademark or patent for the process of making a formed snack chip.

AAA Launches Tool to Create ADR Clauses

Media Law

The American Arbitration Association has launched ClauseBuilder , a web-based tool designed to assist in drafting clear and effective arbitration and mediation agreements. As launched, ClauseBuilder can be used only to create commercial arbitration and mediation contracts. ClauseBuilder can be used to create pre-dispute ADR clauses to be included in contracts as well as clauses for existing disputes that parties would like to submit to arbitration or mediation.

VC Tim Draper Invests $1M In Blockchain-Based Dispute Resolution Platform

LawSites

Recently, I wrote about the launch of New Era ADR , a fully virtual mediation and arbitration platform that promises to resolve business disputes in 100 days or less, and earlier this week, I wrote about the company FairClaims and its expansion into commercial arbitration.

Time to Vote: Pick the Startup Alley Finalists for ABA TECHSHOW 2021

Media Law

Elevator pitch: ADR Notable is the end-to-end solution that suits all a mediator’s needs throughout the mediation: Capture client intake and engagement agreements pre-mediation. Bill clients, make a term sheet, and delete confidential materials post-mediation.

If You Do ADR, There is Now an App for That

Media Law

If you are involved in arbitrations or mediations under the auspices of the American Arbitration Association , whether as an advocate or a neutral, you will want to get the AAA’s new mobile app. The app includes arbitration and mediation rules covering labor and employment, commercial, construction, real estate and environmental, government and consumer, and international cases.