2016: The Year in Review – Episode 80

Gordon P. Firemark

The post 2016: The Year in Review – Episode 80 originally appeared on Entertainment Law Offices of Gordon P. The Latest episode of my Entertainment Law podcast, Entertainment Law Update , is now available for your enjoyment.

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Using Film Clips in Movie Reviews – Entertainment Law Asked & Answered

Gordon P. Firemark

Tim wrote in with a question about his movie reviews channel on YouTube. My answer in just a sec… So here’s what Tim wrote in the comments on my YouTube channel… “A friend and I want to start a YouTube channel that reviews movies.

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Southern Methodist Law Review Forum Open For Responses To Law Review Articles: Engage In the Dialogue! @SMULawReview

Media Law Prof Blog

The SMU Law Review Forum is inviting responses to its latest issue, The Free Speech Symposium, or to any specific article in it, from interested readers.

Circuit Court Denies LinkedIn’s Petition for En Banc Review of hiQ Scraping Decision

New Media and Technology Law

Thus, for now, the Ninth Circuit’s decision interpreting the scope of CFAA liability in the context of scraping public websites will stand (barring Supreme Court review). Computer Fraud and Abuse Act Internet Online Content Screen Scraping Social Media CFAA data scraping en banc review hiQ case publicly available website data social media data unauthrorized accessLast month, LinkedIn Corp.

Blawg Review #322

Cyberlaw Central

CRACK… By striking my bone gavel, I call this special Blawg Review meeting of the Skull and Bones Society to order. Before we start, kudos to Brother Gulbransen for a great job with last week’s Review. We close this Review by reminding ourselves why we honor eloquence.

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2015 year in review – Entertainment Law Update Episode 69

Gordon P. Firemark

Innocence of Muslims Ruling (and possible en banc review). The post 2015 year in review – Entertainment Law Update Episode 69 originally appeared on Entertainment Law Offices of Gordon P.

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2017 year in review – Entertainment Law Update Podcast Episode 92

Gordon P. Firemark

YEAR IN REVIEW LIST BELOW. The post 2017 year in review – Entertainment Law Update Podcast Episode 92 originally appeared on Entertainment Law Offices of Gordon P. YEAR IN REVIEW LIST BELOW. * 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. Show notes are located at [link]. Here's what we talked about. Breaking News:?

Blawg Review #256

Cyberlaw Central

Desert planet… Welcome to Blawg Review #256! So, this edition of Blawg Review is in honor of the 45th anniversary of my favorite science fiction novel. My first three Blawg Reviews ( 42 , 93 , and 144 ) bore some relation to the number. Ron last hosted Blawg Review #242.

Rostron and Levit on Information for Submitting Articles to Law Reviews & Journals

Media Law Prof Blog

Allen Rostron and Nancy Levit, University of Missouri, Kansas City School of Law, have published Information for Submitting Articles to Law Reviews & Journals. This document contains information about submitting articles to law reviews and journals

LinkedIn Petitions Circuit Court for En Banc Review of hiQ Scraping Decision

New Media and Technology Law

Computer Fraud and Abuse Act Internet Online Content Screen Scraping Social Media CFAA data scraping en banc review hiQ case publicly available website data social media data unauthrorized accessOn October 11, 2019, LinkedIn Corp. LinkedIn”) filed a petition for rehearing en banc of the Ninth Circuit’s blockbuster decision in hiQ Labs, Inc. LinkedIn Corp. , 17-16783 (9 th Cir. Sept. 9, 2019).

Using Film Clips in Movie Reviews – Entertainment Law Asked & Answered SaveApply changes

Gordon P. Firemark

Tim wrote in with a question about his movie reviews channel on YouTube. My answer in just a sec… So here’s what Tim wrote in the comments on my YouTube channel… “A friend and I want to start a YouTube channel that reviews movies.

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Donald Trump Can Destroy Records Without Judicial Review, Justice Department Tells Court

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

judge that courts can't review compliance with preservation laws. Deleted tweets? Purges of phone records? The erasing of secretly recorded conversations? The Trump Administration tells a D.C. read more. THR, Esq. Politics Politics Tech THR Online

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Review: NudeAudio Super-M and aiia SSSSSpeaker on Kickstarter

Digital Media Law

NudeAudio is the same company that offers the delightful Move S , Move M (which I reviewed last year) and Move L speakers and the Studio 5 Lightning Dock with Bluetooth (found in hotel rooms at The W). Disclosure: The companies provided product for this review.

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Blawg Review Year in Review

Current Trends

Once again, the Blawg Review has generated a fantastic selection of dynamic, informative and often funny law related blog posts for 2009. You can read the summary here and be sure to scroll to the bottom for directions on voting for the Blawg Review post of the year. A special shout out to Ed and the Sherpas at Blawg Review. Tags: blawg review by Tamera H. Bennett. Posted December 30, 2009.

Submitting Articles To Law Reviews, 2015 Edition

Media Law Prof Blog

Allen Rostron and Nancy Levit, both of the University of Missouri, Kansas City, have published Information for Submitting Articles to Law Reviews & Journals. This document contains information about submitting articles to law reviews and journals

Blawg Review #295

Cyberlaw Central

Welcome to a special “Cyberlaw&# edition of the weekly carnival of legal blogging, Blawg Review ! It just wouldn’t be Blawg Review without an eclectic mix of this week’s posts. For a look back at 2010 in domain names, be sure to read Elisa Cooper’s domain name year in review post. You see, I’m hoping I haven’t borked this Blawg Review too badly. Blawg Review

Bill Cosby Accuser Petitions Supreme Court to Review Defamation Case

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Katherine McKee is being represented by Donald Trump attorney Charles Harder. read more. THR, Esq. Business Television Culture Business THR Online

Call for Papers: 2019 University of Massachusetts Law Review Roundtable Symposium on Law and Media

Media Law Prof Blog

From the mailbox: The UMass Law Review has issued the following call for papers. UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS LAW REVIEW CALL FOR SYMPOSIUM PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS Download the call in PDF here, and please share it with any interested scholarly communities.

U.S. Supreme Court to Review "Disparaging" Trademarks

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

In a case involving the rock band, The Slants, the high court will tackle whether the government's refusal to register is facially invalid under the First Amendment. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Music Business THR Online

DOJ Starts Review of BMI and ASCAP Consent Decrees – Exploring the Background of the Issues

Broadcast Law Blog

The Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division yesterday announced that it was starting a review of the ASCAP and BMI antitrust consent decrees that govern the United States’ two largest performing rights organizations for musical compositions (referred to as the “musical work”). That review ended with the DOJ deciding that only one issue needed attention, whether the decrees permitted “ fractional licensing ” of a song.

More Time for Comments on DOJ Review of ASCAP and BMI Consent Decrees – Now Due August 9

Broadcast Law Blog

In a very important proceeding we summarized here , the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division is reviewing the antitrust consent decrees that govern ASCAP and BMI – the decrees that require that these performing rights organizations treat similarly situated licensees (and artists) in the same way and which allow a Court to review the reasonableness of the rates that ASCAP and BMI propose.

DOJ Reportedly to Review Impact of Digital Advertising on Broadcast Merger Review

Broadcast Law Blog

In recent years, particularly in its review of combinations such as last year’s proposed Sinclair-Tribune merger, the DOJ has looked only at the marketplace for over-the-air television in assessing a transaction’s likely competitive impact, refusing to look at the competition for viewers and advertisers that now comes from online sources like YouTube, Facebook and the many other digital platforms competing in today’s media marketplace.

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BLAWG REVIEW #212

Current Trends

BLAWG REVIEW #212. This additional verse that makes the song the perfect country and western song, also makes it o-so perfect for Blawg Review…. Until I re-read this post I thought it was the perfect Blawg Review post. Now I realize I have written the perfect Blawg Review post.

Blawg Review #213

Cyberlaw Central

Welcome to the Towel Day edition of Blawg Review! Some of you may recall that my Blawg Review #42 was also a tribute to Douglas. For prior Memorial Day editions of Blawg Review, check out #’s 8 , 59 , 110 , and 161.

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French Blogger Fined For Negative Review

Media Law Prof Blog

A French judge has ordered a food blogger to pay damages of 2500 Euros for a negative review she posted about a restaurant, Il Giardino, in the trendy resort town of Cap-Ferret, after the restaurant owners sued saying the review

Appeals Court Reviews Lawsuit Claiming 'The Purge' Was Stolen

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Douglas Jordan-Benel scored a victory for those alleging idea theft, but can Universal reverse it? read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies THR Online

Countdown to Comments on Next Quadrennial Review of Media Ownership Begins – Part I, Local Radio Ownership

Broadcast Law Blog

The Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in the next Quadrennial Review of the FCC’s ownership rules was adopted in December and was published today in the Federal Register , starting the 60 day period for public comments. The FCC is looking at numerous issues, including one issue, the rules setting out the limits on the number of radio stations that one company can own in a market , that has not been reviewed in depth in recent Quadrennial Reviews.

Will Spiderman’s bad reviews matter, or has the superhero already caught audiences in his web?

Gordon P. Firemark

Earlier this week, the New York Theatre Critics broke with long standing tradition and reviewed a show while it is still in Previews. The mostly bad reviews of “ Spiderman: Turn Off The Dark &# came out the day after one of the oft-rescheduled opening dates.

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Appeals Court Reviews The Turtles' Royalties Dispute With Pandora

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Does selling a song to the public qualify as "publishing" it? read more. THR, Esq. Music Music THR Online

With ‘Seal Now,’ AI Company Expands Into Pre-Execution Contract Review

Media Law

Seal Software , the company that helped spawn the increasingly competitive field of enterprise contract review and analytics, has now expanded into the pre-execution, negotiation side of the contracts lifecycle with the launch of Seal Now, a contract analytics product specifically designed to review draft contracts prepared by a third party on its own templates. As GC of a growing company, she explained, she cannot personally review every contract.

2012 in review

Entertainment Law

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 5,200 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 9 years to get that many views. Click here to see the complete report

NY AG Takes Down Fake Online Reviewers

Media Law Prof Blog

David Streitfeld of the New York Times reports on the New York Attorney General''s crackdown on fake online reviews here

Justia Adds Lawyer Ratings and Reviews To Its Lawyer Lawyer Directory

Media Law

The legal research and information site Justia this week added peer-based lawyer ratings and reviews as part of the Justia Lawyer Directory. The new Justia Lawyer Rating and Reviews is based solely on attorney-to-attorney reviews and is intended to provide clients with valuable insights from peers and colleagues personally familiar with the lawyers’ work, Justia […].

Anonymous Blawg Review Editor Dies

Media Law

Ed, the anonymous editor of Blawg Review, has died, according to tweets sent out over the @BlawgReview Twitter feed. Tweets posted this morning said: Dear Blawg Review Community, I am the son of Ed, writing today with a heavy heart to inform you of his passing after a courageous battle with esophageal cancer. I believe […] The post Anonymous Blawg Review Editor Dies appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites.

Star Trek: Early Reviews

Thompson On Hollywood

Now the London reviews are in: Here's The Times : Star Trek, released in Britain on May 8 and given its premiere last night, is perfectly pitched to satisfy Trekker nerds and a more general action-flick audience. Tags: Star Trek London premiere reviews Star Trek Early word on the J.J.

FCC Adopts Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to Review EEO Rules

Broadcast Law Blog

When the FCC initiated its most recent EEO audits , we mentioned that the Commission was planning a rulemaking to review the effectiveness of its EEO rules for broadcasting and multi-channel video operators. The FCC’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking seeking to review these rules has now been released.

U.S. Supreme Court Declines to Review Kim Dotcom Case

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The indicted leader of Megaupload wanted the high court to consider how the U.S. government had made a claim to tens of millions in his foreign assets. read more. THR, Esq. Business Movies Television Music Tech Business THR Online International

The Review that Counts: Brit Photographers ask for Judicial Review of “Google Review”

Music Technology Policy

According to the British Journal of Photography : A consortium of news agencies that include Associated Press, Getty Images, Reuters, British Pathé, Press Association and the Federation of Commercial and Audiovisual Libraries has threatened to launch a Judicial Review into the government’s plans to change the UK’s copyright laws.

DOJ Reportedly to Review Impact of Digital Advertising on Broadcast Merger Review

Broadcast Law Blog

In recent years, particularly in its review of combinations such as last year’s proposed Sinclair-Tribune merger, the DOJ has looked only at the marketplace for over-the-air television in assessing a transaction’s likely competitive impact, refusing to look at the competition for viewers and advertisers that now comes from online sources like YouTube, Facebook and the many other digital platforms competing in today’s media marketplace.

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WordPress Plugin For Avvo Star Rating And Reviews

The Legal Satyricon

Lawyers, here are two easy-to-use plugins for WordPress that publish your star rating and reviews from Avvo.com directly to your website. Avvo Reviews Avvo Star Rating Filed under: misc. WiserBrand team activated it on my website FREE of charge. Please take a look!

Supreme Court Asked to Review Batmobile Copyright Dispute

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

A mechanic warns the justices about the danger of letting a legal decision in favor of Warner Bros. stand. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Television Tech Business THR Online

Justice Department Sues Edward Snowden Over His Failure To Submit Manuscript of New Book for Pre-Publication Review

Media Law Prof Blog

The U.S. Department of Justice is suing Edward Snowden, claiming that the publication violates the non-disclosure agreement he signed as an employee of a company that contracted with the NSA and was also an employee with the CIA. Under these

Book Review: ‘Electronic Discovery for Small Cases’

Media Law

This book describes desktop and cloud platforms that can be used for collecting, processing, search, review and production of electronically stored information. Call me late to the party on this book. Electronic Discovery for Small Cases: Managing Digital Evidence and ESI , by Bruce A.

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