Resources to help during Covid-19 Crisis

Gordon P. Firemark

no, I don't have a secret resource for T.P.). Photo by Martin Sanchez on Unsplash. (no, But here are a few useful links.: ? The Freelancer’s Guide to The CARES Act: New Funds and Benefits (from my friend and client Abbey Woodcock) ? What freelancers need to know about the coronavirus ? ?

Introducing the LawSites Resource Center: A Library of Downloadable Resources

Media Law

Today I am pleased to introduce something new for this blog: The LawSites Resource Center. The Resources link in the navigation bar above will always take you directly to the Resource Center.). Each time you download a resource, this blog makes a little money.

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Featured Resource: Ultimate Guide to Corporate Legal Case Management Software

Media Law

I noted last week the launch of the LawSites Resource Center , a library of downloadable content such as ebooks, white papers, case studies and more from experts and vendors in the legal industry. Each week, we’ll highlight one of the library’s resources.

MusicCovidRelief.com explains CARE Act and Other Pandemic Resources for the Music Business

Music Technology Policy

Spend some time on the site and learn about the many cash resources made available by the historic legislation. A host of organizations have come together to create MusicCovidRelief.com , a website that explains the ins and outs of the CARE Act, the pandemic relief bill. link].

Free Products and Resources for Legal Professionals During Coronavirus Crisis

Media Law

I have started it here: Coronavirus Resources. To help legal professionals who are having to work from home or make other adjustments during the coronavirus crisis, I have created a page where I will track offers of free products and services from legal technology companies and others.

LexisNexis and Law360 Offer Free Coronavirus Legal News and Resources

Media Law

LexisNexis also launched the Lexis Practice Advisor Coronavirus Resource Kit , designed for U.S. At this point, the resource kit consists of just a small handful of articles, but LexisNexis says it will be continually updating the kit with new resources.

Wolters Kluwer Releases Comprehensive Free Resource for Navigating Federal and State COVID-19 Laws

Media Law

The tool covers federal resources as well as all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Resources are updated three times a week, on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S.

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.

New Site Is Comprehensive Resource for Federal and State Jury Instructions

Media Law

A new website, Trialdex , is a comprehensive resource for finding and comparing federal and state jury instructions.

Webinar 4/16: Corona Resources: Find the Right Tool for Your Remote Practice

Media Law

If you are suddenly scrambling for the best technology to help you work from home, then consider signing up for this webinar this week featuring a panel of legal tech experts.

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

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.

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 […].

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 […].

Virtual ‘Growth Summit’ for Legal Tech Startups Monday will Launch New Startup Resource

Media Law

Beyond the summit, Chiriboga plans to build the site into a comprehensive resource for legal tech startups on marketing and business development strategies. A free, three-day virtual summit designed to help legal tech startups accelerate growth kicks off Monday, April 1, with tomorrow, March 29, the last day to register.

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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Days Before Firing, Comey Asked for More Resources for Russia Inquiry - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

director, asked the Justice Department for a significant increase in resources for the bureau’s investigation into Russia’s interference in the presidential election, according to four congressional officials, including Senator Richard J. "WASHINGTON — Days before he was fired, James B.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

You Can’t Copyright the Law

Gordon P. Firemark

SUPREME COURT: GEORGIA v PUBLIC RESOURCE, Inc. SUPREME COURT: GEORGIA v PUBLIC RESOURCE, Inc. The Latest episode of my Entertainment Law podcast, Entertainment Law Update, is now available for your enjoyment. Listen here, or subscribe and download in your favorite podcast listening app.

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.

LexBlog Launches Coronavirus Legal Daily

Media Law

The legal publishing and blogging company LexBlog has launched Coronavirus Legal Daily , a resource that pulls together blog posts from throughout the world that address the legal issues surrounding the coronavirus pandemic.

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

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Call For Applications: Investigative Fellowship at Leonard C. Goodman Institute For Investigative Reporting @inthesetimesmag

Media Law Prof Blog

We are looking for established investigative reporters and rising stars who require support and resources to report on issues From the mailbox: In These Times' Leonard C. Goodman Institute for Investigative Reporting is accepting applications for our 2019-2020 investigative fellowship.

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

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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2019 Year in Review

Gordon P. Firemark

5 – Episode 114 Graffiti Art afforded equal copyright protection (A perennial favorite) (Episode 113) Blackbeard’s Queen Anne’s Revenge/Public Resource Org Cases given Cert Episode 99, 111, 115 Fortnite Dance – Episode 107 Music Streaming Services Litigation after enactment of the Music Modernization Act & Music Modernization Act in general – (Episode 104, 105, 112, 115) Implementation of the Music Modernization Act in 2019 and 2020 F.U.C.T.

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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.

The MTP Podcast: When is a Pledge Not a Pledge? The PledgeMusic crisis

Music Technology Policy

www.thebankruptcysite.org/resources/ba…sinesses.htm. www.thebankruptcysite.org/resources/ba…7-bankruptcy. Chris Castle discusses the current crisis with PledgeMusic payments. PledgeMusic: Once a Crowdfunding Haven For Artists, Now Owes them Thousands of Dollars–Billboard www.billboard.com/articles/busines…ds-late-payments. Digital Aggregator Deals: Is the New Boss Worse Then the Old Boss? musictechpolicy.com/2012/02/01/read…n-the-old-boss/.

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.

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.

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 #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!

'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

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?

Protecting against Cybersecurity Threats when Working from Home

New Media and Technology Law

Moreover, each company’s data breach response team should be reminded that due to the possibility of increased risk during this period of time, their attention and resources may be called upon. * * *.

Coronavirus and the “100% Work-From-Home” Scenario: Review Agreements with Vendors of Remote Access Technology

New Media and Technology Law

For example, in the event service level commitments appear insufficient to meet anticipated demand, an early discussion with the vendor may result in an increased allocation of the vendor’s resources to that customer.