Public Resource Loses Copyright Fight to Publish Georgia Code

Media Law

A federal judge in Georgia has ordered Public Resource to remove Georgia’s official statutes from its website, finding that the state of Georgia holds a valid copyright in them and that Public Resource’s publication was not fair use. This is the second loss this year for Public Resource in its efforts to make primary legal […]. The post Public Resource Loses Copyright Fight to Publish Georgia Code appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites.

Online Resources For Journalism

Media Law Prof Blog

A nice page of online resources for journalism, from the University Libraries, University of Arizona

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A Smart Resource for Smart Litigators

Media Law

Legal media company ALM has rather quietly launched a new Web resource for litigators, Smart Litigator. All of it falls under one of three umbrella categories: Research, Draft & Prepare and Additional Resources. Under Additional Resources, you will find: News.

Three More Resources Relating to Judge Profiling

Media Law

The post Three More Resources Relating to Judge Profiling appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. In a post yesterday, In Litigation and Legal Research, Judge Analytics is the New Black, I wrote about three websites that provide data and analytics about judges. Thanks to sharp-eyed readers, I have learned of three other sites with similar missions. Two of the sites were just this week awarded start-up funding through the Knight News […].

ALM Shuts Down Smart Litigator, Its Web Resource for Litigators

Media Law

The ad was for Smart Litigator, a product launched in 2010 by ALM as a multi-faceted resource for litigators. The post ALM Shuts Down Smart Litigator, Its Web Resource for Litigators appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. Among my dubious claims to fame was having had my over-sized visage plastered on a full-page ad that ran in the New York Law Journal in 2011. The reason I was in the ad was that I […].

Cyberspace Resources and International Law

Media Law Prof Blog

Duncan B. Hollis, Temple University School of Law, has published Stewardship versus Sovereignty? International Law and the Apportionment of Cyberspace in Canada Centre for Global Security Studies, Cyberdialogue 2012: What is Stewardship in Cyberspace? Here is the abstract. The 2012

Entertainment Law Resources Blog: Copyright Registration Checklist Scripts or compl.

Entertainment Law Resources Blog

Entertainment Law Resources Blog: Copyright Registration Checklist Scripts or compl. : "You can now register your scripts and films over the internet with the electronic copyright office, the ECO system.

Matthew Bender Seeks to Become Amicus in Georgia Copyright Suit Against Public Resource

Media Law

The post Matthew Bender Seeks to Become Amicus in Georgia Copyright Suit Against Public Resource appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. There was a flurry of activity this week in the copyright lawsuit by the state of Georgia against Public.Resource.Org over publication of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated. Both the plaintiff, the state of Georgia’s Code Revision Commission, and Public.Resource.Org filed motions for summary judgment.

DOJ Criminal Resource Manual: Bedside reading for YouTube Fans

Music Technology Policy

We will get into this in more detail, but YouTube fans may enjoy reading the handy Criminal Resource Manual published by the United States Departement of Justice (of Google Books fame, among other things). In particular, Chapter 1847 "Criminal Copyright Infringement":"There are four essential elements to a charge of criminal copyright infringement. In order to sustain a conviction under section

States May Pool Resources to Investigate Google’s Data Collection

JetLawBlog

A number of other states are also concerned, and both states that participated in the call and those that did not are discussing whether to pool their resources for an investigation.

Great resource for IP fans

Music Technology Policy

We're very fortunate to have Professor Doug Lichtman at the UCLA School of Law, and you can experience just how lucky lucky is at Professor Lichtman's podcast site [link]. I highly commend the podcasts to anyone who is serious about intellectual property. Professor Lichtman has a great sense of humor--you can always tell when someone has mastered a subject as they can inject wit into the material. In the words of Gust Avrakotos, there's no reason why this can't be fun

Entertainment Law Resources Blog: Copyright Registration Checklist Scripts or compl.

Entertainment Law Resources Blog

Entertainment Law Resources Blog: Copyright Registration Checklist Scripts or compl. : "You can now register your scripts and films over the internet with the electronic copyright office, the ECO system.

Universal Wants MGM's James Bond Lawsuit Rejected As 'Patent Waste of Resources'

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The Aaron Berg spy drama script, "Section 6," is the target of a major studio fight. read more. The Business Movies THR Online THR, Esq. Business

Asked and Answered: What can I do if my co-writer bails before the script is finished?

Gordon P. Firemark

Asked & Answered Arts copyright Exclusive right Filmmaking Spec script Writers Resources WritingQ: Last year I hit it off with fellow film-maker and we decided to write a script together.

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Commissioner O’Rielly Proposes to Bring Mandatory FCC EEO Recruiting Into the Modern Era by Allowing Reliance on Internet Resources

Broadcast Law Blog

In a post on the FCC’s blog , Commissioner Michael O’Rielly proposed allowing broadcasters to meet their EEO wide dissemination obligations solely through Internet sources. As we recently wrote , broadcasters need to widely disseminate information about job openings at their stations, using sources that are designed to reach all of the major groups that may exist within a station’s recruitment area.

How will US respond to kids at the border? As President Obama meets with Central American leaders, some see the children seeking safety at the U.S. border as a drain on resources. Cristina Jimenez, Yolanda Pierce and Sonia Nazario join to discuss.

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Bill Cosby Tells Judge That Insurer Is Threatening His Defense Against Accusers

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The entertainer's lawyers say an AIG lawsuit "drains his resources" and will "bolster" the women who claim being his victims. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television THR Online Bill Cosby

'No one comes to help us': Florence cleanup highlights Wilmington's stark social divide | World news | The Guardian

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

In the largely black neighborhood of Northside, the power is out and resources are scarce. Life in America. "In In wealthier Monkey Junction, it’s a different story." 'No No one comes to help us': Florence cleanup highlights Wilmington's stark social divide | World news | The Guardian

Learn the secrets to successful crowdfunding!

Gordon P. Firemark

Marshall the needed resources. If you've got a project you're thinking about crowdfunding, you're in luck. Crowdfunding works… if you know how to do it right.

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Judge Halts Aretha Franklin Doc Release But Negotiations Continue

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The injunction is not intended to kill the documentary, but to save time, money and court resources while Franklin and 'Amazing Grace' producer Alan Elliot come to terms on a deal.

Lost In Translation

DealFatigue

So use them together as a resource and keep those emails coming so I can keep Lingua Franca timely and useful. I’ve been collecting expressions I’ve heard or used during negotiations since the start of dealfatigue; most recently updating the page, Lingua Franca last month.

The Real Recipe for Building a Culture of Learning

Pathgather

In my experience working closely with top L&D departments from around the country and across industries, I’ve observed three key drivers of this culture - true, honest buy-in at all levels of the organization, the right resources, and the ability to share your expertise.

Changelog #7

Pathgather

Allow users to browse featured resources, topics, and skills. It's been a little while since our last changelog, as we've been hard at work on some exciting enhancements!

Entertainment Law Asked & Answered – Do I Need a Release from My Podcast Guest

Gordon P. Firemark

Stick around and I’ll explain… And at the end of this video, I’m going to provide you access to a great free resource you can use to deal with just this situation. Now… At the beginning of this video, I promised you a free resource… And here it is.

'300' Producer Ordered to Pay $14 Million to Italian Film Mogul Vittorio Cecchi Gori (Exclusive)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Matthew Belloni A judge rules that Gianna Nunnari usurped company resources to benefit his own producing career. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies

Thoughts following a client’s funeral

Gordon P. Firemark

I am a resource. Use me as a resource. But if you're getting married, planning for your kids' college, buying a house, or whatever… please let me be a resource. I'm feeling rather melancholy. You see, today I attended a client's funeral.

Changelog #5

Pathgather

Each course and path in Pathgather is now accompanied with a dashboard showing engagement with that resource over time. Views, launches, completions, and much more can now be viewed across any date range and, if you have administrative access, for any resource in your catalog!

Help me help you

Gordon P. Firemark

Now I’m getting ready to start development of my next information resource. Will you please help me provide the most useful content possible?

Bloomberg Law Adds New Labor and Employment Tools and Analytics

Media Law

This week, it is announcing expansion of its labor and employment resources and content. The new resources — all of which are available within Bloomberg Law’s Labor […]. The folks at Bloomberg Law are keeping busy. Last week, I wrote about the legal research platform’s rollout of a major redesign of its user interface and search experience.

Fewer Lawyers Have Blogs, ABA Survey Suggests

Media Law

The number of lawyers with legal blogs is dwindling, according to the latest Legal Technology Survey Report from the American Bar Association’s Legal Technology Resource Center.

Retain Ownership of TV Show – Entertainment Law Asked & Answered

Gordon P. Firemark

Most TV Show creators are writers, so they depend on others (Production Companies) to provide the financial and other resources needed to actually get a TV show developed, produced and distributed. AUDIO: TRANSCRIPT: [link]. Can you make a TV show, and still retain the rights?

Is Copyright Registration Required Before Licensing – Entertainment Law Asked & Answered

Gordon P. Firemark

If you still can’t find who owns the piece, you can try searching Google, YouTube, SoundCloud, and any other online resources, but the results aren’t going to be quite as reliable. AUDIO: TRANSCRIPT: www.firemark.com.

Does an indemnification clause really protect you?

Gordon P. Firemark

How will the indemnitor come up with the resources needed to resolve the case? In this scenario, the indemnification clause is basically worthless because it’s not backed with any real resources. Require a guarantee from a person or company that has the necessary resources.

'Desperate Housewives' Trial: Sheridan's Lawyer Presses ABC Conspiracy Theory

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Alex Ben Block Former "Housewives" writer Jeff Greenstein and former head of human resources at Touchstone studio Lynn Volk testified Friday. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television Nicollette Sheridan Desperate Housewives Trial

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Is Equity Crowdfunding a game changer?

Gordon P. Firemark

For investors having more financial resources (and presumably acumen), the limit is 10%. Equity Crowdfunding is finally a reality. Almost. In a long-awaited move, on October 30, 2015 the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) finally adopted a set of rules mandated by the 2012 JOBS act.

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How Technology is Helping Deliver Legal Services to the Poor

Media Law

It is estimated that all the programs and resources devoted to ensuring access to justice address only 20 percent of the civil legal needs of low-income people in the United States.

Lost In Translation

DealFatigue

So use them together as a resource and keep those emails coming so I can keep Lingua Franca timely and useful. I’ve been collecting expressions I’ve heard or used during negotiations since the start of dealfatigue; most recently updating the page, Lingua Franca last month.

Lost In Translation

DealFatigue

So use them together as a resource and keep those emails coming so I can keep Lingua Franca timely and useful. I’ve been collecting expressions I’ve heard or used during negotiations since the start of dealfatigue; most recently updating the page, Lingua Franca last month.

Cloud Ethics Opinions: A Full List (Maybe)

Media Law

The ABA Legal Technology Resource Center has a useful collection of cloud ethics opinions from around the U.S. For anyone researching the topic, however, you should note that the list is incomplete.

Actor Liability for Content – Entertainment Law Asked & Answered

Gordon P. Firemark

So Gary wrote in with an interesting question, here’s what he says: Recently found your YouTube channel and it’s such a great resource. AUDIO: TRANSCRIPT: [link]. Can an actor or voice artist be liable for performing scenes or quotes from existing plays, movies and TV shows?

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U.S. Government Seeks to Keep Megaupload Money Because Kim Dotcom is a 'Fugitive'

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Prosecutors argue that criminal defendants who won''t willingly give themselves up shouldn''t be allowed to use the resources of the court read more.

Why Personalization Is ‘Hottest’ Trend in Workplace Learning

Pathgather

And Brigette McInnis-Day, executive vice president of human resources for software company SAP, says : “ … Technology is not replacing humans — human resources wouldn't be very useful without people. All humans have basic needs that technology cannot provide,” she writes at Human Resource Executive Online. “We “ Artificial intelligence and machine learning are making personalized learning easier than ever. But most businesses haven’t taken advantage. ”

Friday Round-Up: Catching Up on the Week’s News

Media Law

Catching up on some of the week’s news in legal technology and information: Banking law resource. On Wednesday, Bloomberg BNA announced the launch of Bloomberg Law: Banking, an all-in-one resource on legal and regulatory issues that integrates banking news, analysis, primary and secondary sources and practical tools.