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

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.

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Mediation of IP Disputes

Media Law Prof Blog

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.

G-Men Mediating WGA Negotiations

DealFatigue

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.

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G-Men Mediating WGA Negotiations

DealFatigue

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.

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G-Men Mediating WGA Negotiations

DealFatigue

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.

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Pauli on the Use of Narrative Mediation in Immigration Law

Media Law Prof Blog

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.

“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.

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

Comcast, Tennis Channel Will Try Mediation in Carriage Dispute

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

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.

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.

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

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

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

JetLawBlog

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.&#

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

Media Law Prof Blog

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

JetLawBlog

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 Phoenix Coyotes bankruptcy case is still open.

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

Copyrights & Campaigns

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 Site Helps Divide Property in Divorce

Media Law

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.

ICM Partners Settles Lawsuit Over Unpaid Interns (Exclusive)

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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

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

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

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

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

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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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.

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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.

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''."

Online Campaigning As Media

Media Law Prof Blog

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

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.

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.

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.

Another Legal Tech Startup Is Shutting Down

Media Law

SupportHound was founded in 2016 by Julie Gentili Armbrust , an attorney and family law mediator in Oregon. Last week, I reported that legal tech startup Tali will be shutting down, effective June 30.

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.

Speaking at LA County Bar Association

Gordon P. Firemark

Scott Leviant ; Barger & Wolen Marketing Director Heather Milligan , and mediator attorney Victoria Pynchon , to discuss how lawyers can use and benefit from social media. I’m pleased to have been asked to join an impressive panel of lawyers, including internet defamation attorney Adrianos Fachett i; class action attorney H.

Bikram Yoga Protected by Trademark NOT Copyright – It’s Hot!

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The suit, after discovery and mediation, settled in November 2012 with the defendant agreeing not to offer “hot yoga” at his studio. Get Hot — The US Copyright Office issued a ruling in June 2012 that yoga sequences are not protected by copyright. Studios offering “hot yoga” should now be in the clear from lawsuits brought by Yogi Bikram Choudhury so long as the name BIKRAM is not used.

ASK THE READERS: Will SAG go on Strike? Does anybody care?

Gordon P. Firemark

She’s published a press release from AMPTP about the breakdown of mediation talks this past weekend. Nikki Finke’s Deadline Hollywood is one of my favorite places for industry news and information. The upshot is that AMPTP believes SAG is out of touch with the reality of the new media marketplace, especially in light of the current economic climate(crisis). .

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LegalTech Report: Picture It Settled

Media Law

Advocates in a negotiation or mediation can use the tool to plot scenarios and plan strategies. The tool was developed by a team led by Don Philbin, a San Antonio-based attorney and mediator. [Another in a series of mini-reports on what I saw at the annual LegalTech conference in New York this week.]

The Go-Go’s Band Partnership Dispute

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Sounds like the perfect case for mediation. After 30 years as the bass player for the all girls band The Go-Go’s, Kathy Valentine is suing her former band mates for cutting her out of her twenty percent share of earnings. The Go-Go’s jumped to fame in the early 80′s and continue to make money from merchandise, touring and record sales.

Announcing the Winners of the 2019 ABA TECHSHOW Startup Alley Competition

Media Law

No cost to judges, clerks, mediators, or attorneys. TrialLine is a cloud-based mediation, trial presentation and storytelling legal timeline tool for law firms and attorneys that want maximum insight into their cases. Drum roll please. We’ve been counting readers’ votes to select the 15 legal technology startups that will get to participate in the third-annual Startup Alley at the American Bar Association’s TECHSHOW conference, which is Feb.

‘Negro,’ ‘Oriental’ and ‘Indian’ to Be Scrubbed From All Federal Laws - The Root

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

" As the country begins to reconcile its sometimes inglorious past, as with Confederate statues and heroes being swept into the dustbin of history , President Barack Obama signed a bill taking racially offensive words such as “negro” and “Oriental” out of all Federal laws, reports Mediate.