Chris Hayes: Trump definitely knows Lev Parnas (and Lev has receipts)

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Chris Hayes: Trump definitely knows Lev Parnas (and Lev has receipts

Personal Email Management Service Settles FTC Charges over Allegedly Deceptive Statements to Consumers over Its Access and Use of Subscribers’ Email Accounts

New Media and Technology Law

However, this permission also allows Unrollme to access and scan inboxes for so-called “e-receipts” or emailed receipts from e-commerce transactions. After scanning users’ e-receipt data (which might include billing and shipping addresses and information about the purchased products or services), Unrollme’s parent company, Slice Technologies, Inc., E-mail Online Commerce Privacy Regulatory anonymized user data consents email receipts FTC enforcement

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Appeals Court: Book Publisher Must Face Self-Dealing Lawsuit

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Suing romance novelists believe that Harlequin used foreign subsidiaries to create artificially low net receipts on eBooks. read more. The Business THR Online THR, Esq. Books Business

Judge Allows Michael Jackson's Ex-Manager to Amend Complaint Against Estate

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The late King of Pop's former manager says he's owed a share of gross receipts and a finder's fee for a Neverland Ranch bank loan. read more. THR, Esq. Music Music THR Online

A Cost-Imposing Law that may Indirectly Save Millions

The Legal Satyricon

The first major provision governs state contractors in receipt of confidential information received from the state. by Jay Marshall Wolman, CIPP/US This past June, the Connecticut General Assembly enacted Public Law No. 15-142, ostensibly to improve data security in the state. It follows on the heals of the Anthem Data Breach earlier this year. The second […].

Taylor Swift Out of the Stream

Media Law Prof Blog

Taylor Swift has pulled her catalog from Spotify and other streaming outlets, apparently over problems with receipts of royalties. More here from the Guardian, here from Time Magazine (in an article which discusses Spotify''s attempt to respond to her concerns

David Bergstein now dancing with wolves

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

This one is over foreign receipts from the Oscar-winning film "Dances With Wolves." By Eriq Gardner Another day, another lawsuit involving David Bergstein. According to the lawsuit, filed this week in L.A. Superior Court, money was allegedly diverted to entities.

'Dukes of Hazzard' suit lives to fight in South Dakota

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

of gross receipts from Warner Bros. By Eriq Gardner When we last checked in on the long-running legal saga over "Dukes of Hazards" profits, a California federal court dismissed a bank's attempts to collect 6.5% over the TV show and.

Acrobat Reader’s Free Mobile Version Gets A Useful Scanning Tool

Media Law

Adobe is today releasing a new scanning tool built into its free Acrobat Reader app for iOS and Android mobile devices that lawyers should find useful for scanning documents, receipts, business cards and other paper. If you already have the Adobe Reader app, the scanning tool will be available as soon as you update it. […]. The post Acrobat Reader’s Free Mobile Version Gets A Useful Scanning Tool appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. General Adobe

Copyright and Trademark Filings Still Accepted – Government Shut Down

Current Trends

If at all possible, use the eCo system to upload your deposit to insure the date of receipt of the deposit. The U.S. Copyright Office shut down at 12:00 am October 1, 2013. According to their website , new Copyright Applications may be filed via the online eCo system. We will assume that applications will not be processed until the government reopens.

Southwest Airlines Sues to Stop Web Scraping of Fare Information

New Media and Technology Law

in this case, receipt of a cease and desist communication providing the terms and conditions governing access to the site.). On January 14, 2021, Southwest Airlines Co. Southwest”) filed a complaint in a Texas district court against an online travel site, Kiwi.com, Inc.

The Royalty Pool

Gordon P. Firemark

Until a few decades ago, in the mid 1980’s, the usual approach was that Authors and other creative personnel were paid a percentage of the Gross Weekly Box Office Receipts (“GWBOR”) from productions of the show. What is the Royalty Pool? One of the most confusing terms in theatrical production agreements is the discussion of the “Royalty Pool”.

Invoice on the Go: Top 5 Reasons to Use an App

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

After all, you need to keep all documents such as invoices, receipts, and tax financials for up to 7 years. Have you seen old receipts and invoices? Unlike printed receipts and invoices, you can store electronic invoices in the cloud and never be worried about the text fading away. Many people hold on to all of their paper receipts and invoices. They usually take pictures of their receipts or scan them, which we can all agree is time-consuming.

ENTERTAINMENT LITIGATION: "WATCHMEN" SETTLEMENT UPDATE

Entertainment Litigation Blog

of the gross receipts of the film and any sequels and spinoffs. SETTLEMENT PROMPTED BY CHRISTMAS EVE RULING Certain details of the settlement between Fox and Warner Bros. over the "Watchmen" movie have been reported since my post yesterday on the end of the litigation between the studios.

In Outlining Its 2020 Examination Priorities, SEC Expresses Interest in Alternative Data and Cybersecurity Risks

New Media and Technology Law

Such entities should be ready to explain, among other things, its due diligence procedures for evaluating and vetting alternative data vendors and their techniques and contractual approaches used with such vendors, as well as protections against receipt of personally identifiable information (PII) and other potential MNPI considerations.

How to Make An Invoice

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

You should not confuse an invoice with a receipt. An invoice is a bill with descriptions of the items you’re charging, while a receipt is payment proof, which you must issue to a purchaser after they pay the full amount. Check out our free invoice templates: Free Printable Invoice Templates Blank Invoice Templates Invoice Template Google Docs Receipt Template Cash Receipt Template. You’ve set up a business and gained customers patronizing your products.

'Star Trek' boldly debuts on most-pirated list

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

By Eriq Gardner "Star Trek" opened Friday to great reviews and solid box office receipts. Now, predictably, the movie has gone where plenty of blockbusters have gone before: onto torrent channels. The film places in the Top 10 of the.

Domestic Distribution Part III, Home Video Formulas

Entertainment Law Resources Blog

The first deal allows the distributor to retain a percentage of Gross Receipts as a distribution fee, and to recoup certain designated marketing expenses from film revenues, with the remaining balance, if any, paid to the filmmaker. I will call this formula a “standard distribution deal,” although there is nothing standard about it except for the fact that these deals calculate the distributor’s fee as a percentage of Gross Receipts.

Announcing the Winners of the 2020 ABA TECHSHOW Startup Alley Competition

Media Law

ECFX solves this problem by providing a SaaS B2B platform that automates the processing of receipts of service and the filing of documents with the court with firmware administration and control. The results are in — all 38,715 of them.

Orion Practice Management Adds Integrated E-Payments Powered By LawPay

Media Law

“It adds to the security of our clients’ information, gives them more flexibility when making payments to us, and also gives us complete visibility over our daily bankcard/eCheck transactions for fee receipts processing,” she said.

Why productions like “Moneyball” get shelved.

Gordon P. Firemark

The stated reason for the shelving of Moneyball is the studio-chief’s receipt of a final draft screenplay that is reportedly very different from the script she’d originally supported. Apparently, director Soderbergh’s vision of the film had departed wildly in recent weeks from the studio-head’s.

Production Services Agreements

Gordon P. Firemark

The Financier will have the right to takeover the production under certain circumstances, such as budget overruns, scheduling overruns, or upon receipt of certain warnings from the completion bond company. A commonly used, but often misunderstood type of contract used throughout the entertainment industry is the Production Services Agreement.

Announcing the Winners of the LexBlog Excellence Awards for Outstanding Writing

Media Law

Eleventh Circuit Holds Receipt Of A Single Text Message Does Not Confer Article Three Standing.

Why You Need An Invoice Generator & Invoice Maker for Small Business

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Emailing platforms also allow you to enable delivery or read receipt. When enabled, you will get notified once the receipt has opened or read your email. Invoices are crucial for entrepreneurs to get paid for the goods or services they offer.

FEC Seeks Comment on Proposal for Change in TV Political Disclosures

Broadcast Law Blog

For these reasons, broadcasters need to pay attention to an entry in today’s Federal Register , where the FEC gives notice of its receipt of a Petition for Rulemaking proposing changes to the textual disclosures made in TV political ads. We usually think of the FCC as the agency that sets the details of the broadcast disclosure obligations for political candidate’s TV ads.

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Actions Taken at July Meeting – FCC Adopts Changes to Children’s Television Rules and to TV MVPD Carriage Election Notices Procedures

Broadcast Law Blog

MVPDs must register a contact person for the receipt of such notices in their public files and in the FCC’s COALS database, so that broadcasters know who to contact if they are planning to change their election. The FCC at its open meeting last week took two actions important to TV broadcasters – modifying its children’s television rules and changing the process by which TV stations give notice to MVPDs of their must carry or retransmission consent elections.

Exclusive: Bill4Time Launches Fully Integrated Electronic Payments

LawSites

Within the portal, the client also has the options of saving payment information for future use and of having the receipt send to multiple email addresses, such as to a bookkeeper or office manager.

FCC Seeks Comments on Proposal to Allow All-Digital AM Radio Transmission

Broadcast Law Blog

The FCC yesterday released a Public Notice announcing the receipt of the Petition for Rulemaking asking that the FCC allow AM stations the option to operate an all-digital facility. We wrote about that Petition here. Currently, AM digital operations are allowed only in a hybrid mode – where the station transmits both an analog and a digital signal.

FEC Seeks Comment on Proposal for Change in TV Political Disclosures

Broadcast Law Blog

For these reasons, broadcasters need to pay attention to an entry in today’s Federal Register , where the FEC gives notice of its receipt of a Petition for Rulemaking proposing changes to the textual disclosures made in TV political ads. We usually think of the FCC as the agency that sets the details of the broadcast disclosure obligations for political candidate’s TV ads.

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Reminder: Electronic Registration of Designated Agent for DMCA Safe-Harbor Take-Down Notices Due at Copyright Office by December 31

Broadcast Law Blog

Having a current and effective registration for the receipt of take-down notices is necessary for a service to claim a safe-harbor under Section 512 of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act against claims of infringing content posted on the service by third parties.

ENTERTAINMENT LITIGATION: MEDIA WARS -- YOUTUBE VS. VIACOM

Entertainment Litigation Blog

To come within that safe harbor, "service providers" like YouTube and MySpace need to implement procedures to block and remove allegedly infringing material upon receipt of a "takedown notice" from a copyright holder. HOW THE DIGITAL MILLENNIUM COPYRIGHT ACT (DMCA) PITS WEBSITES AGAINST TRADITIONAL MEDIA COMPANIES The growing power and influence of the internet presents a different kind of challenge to traditional media companies.

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Please allow me to introduce myself…Shareholder Suit against Google filed Over Drug Sting

Music Technology Policy

Ram Shriram, Shirley M Tilghman ( Filing fee $ 350, receipt number 34611064016). COMPLAINT (Summons Issued); jury demand; against Nikesh Arora, Sergey Brin, L. John Doerr, Google, Inc., Paul S Otellini, Larry Page, Patrick Pichette, Eric E Schmidt, K. Filed by Patricia M McKenna. (bw, bw, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 8/29/2011) (Entered: 08/30/2011). Summons Issued as to Nikesh Arora, Sergey Brin, L. John Doerr, Google, Inc., Paul S Otellini, Larry Page, Patrick Pichette, Eric E Schmidt, K.

@stuartdredge finds Google Can’t Control YouTube Music Announcements–But they want to run the Copyright Office?

Music Technology Policy

Your receipt for your first payment is below.”. The great myth of Google is that they are the gold standard in technology. MTP readers might have a different idea of Google’s gold standard–the gold standard in corporate coverups.

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New ‘LawZam Consults’ Allows Lawyers to Sell Text or Video Legal Consultations

Media Law

Professional, for $79 a month, which includes up to 10 paid consultations per month and receipt of leads before Basic members. Enterprise, for $125 a month, with unlimited consultations and receipt of leads before lower-tier members. A new service launching today, LawZam Consults , allows lawyers to provide 15-60 minute text and video client consultations for a fee via a mobile-friendly online platform.

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Web Scraping Decisions Consider Contract Cause of Action

New Media and Technology Law

acceptance of related agreements that reference the website terms, receipt of a cease and desist letter outlining the terms and the recipient’s violations of said terms, or being a sophisticated commercial party that presumably may be deemed to have constructive notice of a website browsewrap agreement).

Please allow me to introduce myself…Shareholder Suit against Google filed

Music Technology Policy

Ram Shriram, Shirley M Tilghman ( Filing fee $ 350, receipt number 34611064016). COMPLAINT (Summons Issued); jury demand; against Nikesh Arora, Sergey Brin, L. John Doerr, Google, Inc., Paul S Otellini, Larry Page, Patrick Pichette, Eric E Schmidt, K. Filed by Patricia M McKenna. (bw, bw, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 8/29/2011) (Entered: 08/30/2011). Summons Issued as to Nikesh Arora, Sergey Brin, L. John Doerr, Google, Inc., Paul S Otellini, Larry Page, Patrick Pichette, Eric E Schmidt, K.

U.S. Dept. of Commerce Releases Multistakeholder Guidance on DMCA Notice and Takedown Best Practices

New Media and Technology Law

Providing confirmation of receipt of a notice or counter-notice that includes a method for referencing past notices in further communications. On Tuesday, the U.S. of Commerce’s Internet Policy Task Force released a guidance containing a list of best practices (and notable “bad” practices), all designed to improve the DMCA’s notice and takedown system for both senders and recipients of notices [See “ DMCA Notice-and-Takedown Processes: List of Good, Bad, and Situational Practices ”].

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SAG National Executive Director Firing – How it Went Down

Digital Media Law

Upon receipt of this document, he is to cease and desist in all work on behalf of this union. The SAG board’s moderate majority fired National Executive Director Doug Allen today by using a document signed by board members and called a “written assent.” Much to my surprise, Allen chose not to fight and instead emailed the SAG staff acknowledging that he had been terminated and saying goodbye. A copy of the email is below.

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20 Questions for New Artists Part 4: Band Administrator, Split Sheets and Co-Writer Agreements

Music Technology Policy

It is a good idea for one band member to take responsibility for keeping track of the papers and information relating to the band’s business, such as receipts, bank statements, credit cards, payments, approvals for licenses, etc. For the next few weeks, we’re going to post sections from the article “20 Questions for New Artists” by Chris Castle and Amy Mitchell some of which has been posted various places.

INS v. LOPEZ-MENDOZA | FindLaw

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Respondent Lopez-Mendoza unsuccessfully objected to being summoned to the deportation hearing following his allegedly unlawful arrest by an Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) agent, but he did not object to the receipt in evidence of his admission, after the arrest, of illegal entry into this country. Relevant Case law setting guideline limits to ICE searches an seizures of undocumented aliens. United States Supreme CourtINS v. LOPEZ-MENDOZA, (1984)No.

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California Court Declines to Dismiss Illinois Facial Recognition/Biometric Privacy Suit against Facebook on Standing Grounds

New Media and Technology Law

This injury is worlds away from the trivial harm of a mishandled zip code or credit card receipt. This past week, a California district court again declined Facebook’s motion to dismiss an ongoing litigation involving claims under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act , 740 Ill. Comp Stat. 14/1 (“BIPA”), surrounding Tag Suggestions, its facial recognition-based system of photo tagging.

DOMESTIC DISTRIBUTION PART I

Entertainment Law Resources Blog

In these deals, "Gross Receipts" has been defined and calculated on the revenue received by the sub-label after the parent company has deducted its fees and expenses. A well-drawn contract will carefully define "Gross Receipts" as the wholesale price which is the amount remitted from the home video buyers, and not the amount remitted to the sub-label. In my last article I discussed foreign sales agents and their role in the distribution of independent films.

New Tool from Wilson Sonsini’s SixFifty Helps Businesses Safely Return Employees to Work

Media Law

The company can ask employees to sign this to acknowledge their receipt of the policy.