Copyright and Control of Museum Art Images

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Brown, Columbia University, have published Control of Museum Art Images: The Reach and Limits of Copyright and Licensing in The Structure of Intellectual Property Law 269-284 (Annette Kur and Vytautas Mizaras, eds Kenneth D. Crews, Columbia University, and Melissa A.

Harper Lee Sues Hometown Museum for Exploiting 'To Kill a Mockingbird'

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

An Alabama museum claiming to be the "model" for the famous courtroom setting of the book stands accused of attempting to take advantage of the 87-year-old author''s poor health.

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Museum of IP: Game Genie

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Fight Over Light: Museum and Condo Complex Seek Mediation

Current Trends

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. The Nasher’s new neighbor, the 42 story Museum Condo complex, is throwing a lot more light on the museum (pun intended). Dig deeper into the research behind light damage and museums by clicking this link.

Anti-Columbus Day: Decolonize This Museum

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

The new Museum of the Bible confronts the challenge of presenting slavery and the Confederacy - The Washington Post

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

In Washington, a museum will open this week — with new depictions of Jefferson Davis and the Confederate flag on the walls, and proslavery texts in its display cases. The new Museum of the Bible confronts the challenge of presenting slavery and the Confederacy - The Washington Post

Hollywood Confronts a Copyright Argument With Potential for Mass Disruption

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Who really owns the CG characters in blockbuster films like 'Avengers' and 'Night at the Museum'? On Monday, a judge was told it's not the studios. read more. THR, Esq. Business Movies Tech Business THR Online

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Five masterpieces , including work by Matisse and Picasso, stolen from Paris museum. Microsoft Twitter patent webcam spy software Jerry O'Connell law school CRM Matisse Picasso Paris museum Dalai Lama Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences GoDaddy.com Roger Wireless Toronto

Recession Red: LACMA Shuts Down Film Program

Thompson On Hollywood

The cash crunch is hitting the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, which has quietly been letting go of many of its curators. I loved the programming, but it was arcane and eclectic, as a museum's should be, not designed to "build an audience.".

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Bruce M.Wright - My favorite Judge who married me once at the Studio Museum In Harlem (the first wedding there) after taking my ex wife and I out, and getting us drunk on some wonderful red wine while he recited Elizabethan poetry.

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McCutcheon on Copyrighting Culture: Photography and the Public Domain @UWALawSchool

Media Law Prof Blog

This article is inspired by the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art’s recent announcement Jani McCutcheon, University of Western Australia Law School, is publishing Copyrighting Culture: Photography and the Public Domain in Photography and Culture (forthcoming). Here is the abstract.

MEEP – M33P is teh L33T!

The Legal Satyricon

Today, I was at the Children’s museum in San Diego, and I scrawled MEEP on the chalkboard. You know why? Because it’s my fucking goddamn right to do so, and because Danvers High School is run by asshats. Apparently, students at Danvers High, in Massachusetts, have adopted a little meme of using [.].

Nature’s Case for Same-Sex Marriage - NYTimes.com

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Stepping from the northern border of the Mall into the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History, we come face-to-taxidermied-face with our great ape relatives. Before these apes were sequestered in museum cabinets, homosexual bonds were a natural part of their lives. This is especially true for our closest living cousins, the bonobos and chimpanzees. Nature’s Case for Same-Sex Marriage - NYTimes.com

“The Alamo” Who Owns The Trademark?

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The Daughters of the Republic of Texas filed a federal trademark application on October 13, 2009 claiming a first use of the mark “The Alamo&# on January 26, 1905 for Museum services, namely, exhibiting to the public a historical site. The application is only for the operation of the museum. Maybe the applicant had a two step plan: 1) see how far we get with the museum services; 2) file for the branded items if we succeed on the museum?

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Harper Lee Sues Hometown Museum for Exploiting ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ The Hollywood Reporter. Monroe County Heritage Museum (S.D. Now she is suing a museum in her hometown of Monroe County, Alabama, for exploiting her trademark and personality rights.

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Lynching memorial leaves some quietly seething: 'Let sleeping dogs lie' | US news | The Guardian

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

The angry and in some cases blatantly racist reactions to the National Memorial for Peace and Justice and accompanying Legacy Museum provided a window into some white Americans’ deep resistance to confronting the nation’s brutal history of racial violence, from slavery to mass incarceration.

Trump on Slavery: ‘Boy, That Is Not Good’ - The Daily Beast

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"President Trump on Wednesday visited the National Museum of African American History and Culture and was reportedly moved to audibly comment on the horrific nature of slavery during his tour. Martin Luther King Jr.’s s niece Alveda King accompanied the president and, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, said that when Trump came upon a stone auction block for selling slaves, he commented: “Boy, that is just not good. That is not good.”

Michael Jackson Exhibit at US Patent & Trademark Office

Current Trends

On July 15 The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and the National Inventors Hall of Fame and Museum opened a special exhibit featuring Michael Jackson’s trademark and patent applications. by Tamera H. Bennett. The exhibit, housed at the USPTO office in Alexandria, Virginia, is open through Labor Day weekend. More information can be found here and here.

RIP Paul Allen

Music Technology Policy

Better known was his support for Experience Music project (now MoPop) which is truly one of the few and the great music museums in the world. Paul Allen was a co-founder of Microsoft and hence a “tech billionaire.” ” But he used that wealth to make a contribution to music in smart and lasting ways through supporting music in Seattle and by doing so being an important voice for our business whether we knew it or not.

Keifer Sutherland Arrested for Assault against Jack McCollough in NYC

Law of Hollywood Land

It has been reported since Monday by several news outlets that Sutherland headbutted McCollough at an after party following a costume gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Keifer Sutherland Arrested for Assault.

I Can’t Remember The Alamo Trademark Dispute

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The State of Texas, by the General Land Office, owns several registrations for “The Alamo” for museum services and gift shop services. Qwerky, Ltd., the owner of Swig Martini Bar in San Antonio, Texas is facing the big guns of Texas in a dispute over the trademark “I Can’t Remember The Alamo” for drinking glasses, t-shirts and restaurant/bar services.

Keifer Sutherland Arrested for Assault against Jack McCollough in NYC

Law of Hollywood Land

It has been reported since Monday by several news outlets that Sutherland headbutted McCollough at an after party following a costume gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Keifer Sutherland Arrested for Assault. Keifer Sutherland, star of The Lost Boys and Flatliners , has turned himself in yesterday to police in the Soho district of Manhattan over charges of assault against fashion designerJack McCollough.

The history of separating slave and Indian children from their parents in America - The Washington Post

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

The woman pleaded for God’s mercy, Henry Bibb, a former slave, recalled in an 1849 narrative that is part of “The Weeping Time” exhibit at the Smithsonian’s Museum of African American History and Culture, which documents the tragic U.S.

A Nobel Peace Prize Winner’s Shame - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Holocaust Museum has also warned that a genocide against the Rohingya may be looming."

'It's where we come from': the River People in Mexico left without a river | Environment | The Guardian

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

She spends her days beading traditional chaquira jewellery to sell at the community museum, and reminiscing about happier times spent fishing for tilapia and mullet. It’s cost us our language, culture and identity,” said Antonia González, Inocencia’s daughter who runs the museum.

State of Texas Opposes “The Alamo” Trademark Application

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As previously reported , The Daughters of the Republic of Texas filed a federal trademark application on October 13, 2009 claiming a first use of the mark “The Alamo” on January 26, 1905 for Museum services, namely, exhibiting to the public a historical site.

Voyage of the Damned - Holocaust Ship of Shame.

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Louis''s desperate passage back and forth across the Atlantic, the US Holocaust Memorial Museum and its Survivors'' Registry are trying to trace the fates of its passengers, including Recha Weiler, the 61-year-old widow originally from Cologne." "As the St. Louis steamed toward Havana from Hamburg, Germany, with nearly 1,000 Jews fleeing the Nazis aboard, Recha Weiler desperately nursed her dying husband, Moritz.

Texas Grammy GPS: Music Business Professional Development

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Trammell & Margaret Crow Asian Art Museum ( 2010 Flora Street, Dallas, TX 75201). The Texas Chapter of the Grammy Organization is hosting “Grammy GPS&# in Dallas, Texas on Monday, November 1, 2010. GRAMMY ® GPS: A Roadmap for Today’s Music Biz. Monday, November 1. Workshops 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Join fellow music makers for a professional development event designed to inform musicians and industry professionals about today’s ever-changing music industry.

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Music Makers Mixer at NX35 March 11; Denton Texas

Current Trends

Other big attractions include a discussion with producer / musician / journalist Steve Albini and the grand opening of a museum honoring the history of the 8-track tape. Hosted by The Recording Academy®. Texas Chapter Board Members. March 11, 4pm-6pm. Dan’s Silverleaf. 103 Industrial Street, Denton, TX 76201. No Cover / No Wristband. More information and RSVP available at: [link]. Kick off NX35 2010 networking with the people who make music happen in Denton and the DFW area.

James Monroe Enslaved Hundreds. Their Descendants Still Live Next Door. - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

The telltale entrance sign to Monroe’s plantation estate, now a museum, had been a fixture of their childhoods, part of the landscape on the route back and forth between Charlottesville and the small, predominantly African-American community they called Monroetown. "CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. —

St. Louis Man Charged With Making Bomb Threats Against Jewish Sites - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Louis man with making more than half a dozen bomb threats against Jewish community centers, schools and a Jewish history museum, an unsealed court document shows. "The federal authorities have charged a St. The man, Juan Thompson, made some of the threats in his own name and others in the name of a former girlfriend, apparently in an attempt to intimidate her, according to a federal complaint filed by the United States attorney’s office in Manhattan and unsealed on Friday.

Google App Disables Art-Selfie Biometric Comparison Tool in Illinois and Texas

New Media and Technology Law

The Google Arts & Culture app , which was originally released a couple years ago, offers users virtual tours of museums and a searchable database of other art-related content.

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De Blasio Coasts to Re-election, as Second-Term Challenges Await - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

It’s a good night for progressives,” Mr. de Blasio said at a victory party at the Brooklyn Museum, with his wife, Chirlane McCray, and his son, Dante, at his side. "Now comes the hard part.

Remembering a past many Americans would rather forget - The Washington Post

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

All of these events took place in the 1930s, and I encountered them on newsreel footage that is part of a new exhibit at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington. "A prominent congressman blames a lack of jobs for Americans on millions of immigrants.

The Devil’s Greatest Trick: Google in Paris for the Great Art Heist

Music Technology Policy

Looking cozy in a long gray cardigan and black sneakers, he’s a preternaturally perfect ambassador, like a high-powered Google algorithm designed to co-opt museums and foundations so charmingly that curators will barely know they’d been appropriated. VERBAL.

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Justice's widow speaks at African-American site celebration - The Boston Globe

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Related articles You: Museum of African American History celebrates 30 years of success and hard work - Avon Messenger (news.google.com

In Trump’s Feud With John Lewis, Blacks Perceive a Callous Rival - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

A plan for him to visit the National Museum of African American History and Culture on Monday has been scrapped." "Days before his inauguration, President-elect Donald J.

Little Ashes: Will Twilight's Pattinson Pull Women?

Thompson On Hollywood

I was not the only kid to grow up in New York City in love with the Museum of Modern Art's The Persistence of Memory.) We know how women respond to Rob Pattinson as Edward Cullen in Twilight. I knew the second I saw the first teaser trailer that he was a new heartthrob. He's dishy.

SAG No News Press Release

Digital Media Law

He serves as a trustee of the SAG-Producers Pension & Health Plans, as well as vice president and founding director of the American Museum of the Moving Image, president of the Council of Motion Picture & Television Unions of New York City, secretary of the Motion Picture Players Welfare Fun and as a trustee of the Screen Actors Guild Foundation. SAG's out with a press release confirming what was first reported about 10 hours ago.

Oscar Planning

Thompson On Hollywood

Wednesday night, I walked on the plastic-covered red carpet on my way to Gold Derby blogger Tom O'Neill's annual Oscar party at the Max Factor Hollywood museum. Friday I will pick up my credentials at the Hollywood and Highland Academy Awards complex.

Newly Enacted Law Removes Maximum Price Restriction on Sales of Admission Tickets to Entertainment Facilities

Film and Television Law Blog

Under the law, a “place of entertainment” is defined as any privately or publicly owned and operated entertainment facility, such as a theatre, stadium, museum, arena, racetrack or other place where performances, concerts, exhibits, games or contests are held.

Opinion | How a Brutal Race Riot Shaped Modern Chicago

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Jun Fujita/Chicago History Museum, via Getty Images The riots began after a weekend of racial skirmishes at a Lake Michigan beach, culminating in the drowning of a black teenager named Eugene Williams who had been stoned by a white mob incensed that he had swum into a “whites only” area.