2020 Year in Review

Gordon P. Firemark

Cooper (Blackbeard’s Revenge) 119 Fair Use Cases we’ve talked about in 2020 2021 UPCOMING ISSUES . - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - The post 2020 Year in Review 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. Listen here, or subscribe and download in your favorite podcast listening app.

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2019 Year in Review

Gordon P. Firemark

19-46. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - The post 2019 Year in Review 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. Listen here, or subscribe and download in your favorite podcast listening app. Show notes are located at w ww.entertainmentlawupdate.com/116.

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FCC Implements Supreme Court Order Reinstating 2017 Ownership Rule Changes, and Asks for Updating of Record of 2018 Quadrennial Review

Broadcast Law Blog

Those 2017 changes (summarized here ) and any additional changes to the rules, including changes to the radio ownership rules that have not been substantially reviewed since 1996, have been held up by the 2019 decision of the Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

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. Listen here, or subscribe and download in your favorite podcast listening app. Show notes are located at [link]. Here’s what we talked about… Happy Birthday and other works into P.D. DOJ/ASCAP/BMI Consent Decree. Kirtsaeng Ruling. LED Zeppelin.

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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. OK, here goes… Movie Reviews in electronic media have a long history of using clips, stills and other material from the the films they’re reviewing. AUDIO: TRANSCRIPT: www.firemark.com.

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Onit Unveils InvoiceAI, Artificial Intelligence for Legal Invoice Review

LawSites

Onit , the Houston company that provides enterprise workflow products for corporations and corporate legal departments, is today introducing InvoiceAI, an artificial intelligence product for first-pass invoice review.

Chauvin on Anthony Leaker's Against Free Speech: Shadowboxing with Free Speech Principles (Book Review) @SCLawReview

Media Law Prof Blog

Noah Chauvin is publishing Anthony Leaker's Against Free Speech: Shadowboxing with Free Speech Principles in the South Carolina Law Review. This essay is a review of Anthony Leaker’s book "Against Free Speech."

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. Blawg Review has information about next week’s host, and instructions how to get your blawg posts reviewed in upcoming issues. Blawg Review

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. 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].

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Important Developments (Including Supreme Court Review) in the Interpretation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

New Media and Technology Law

Computer Fraud and Abuse Act Contracts Screen Scraping CFAA criminal liability CFAA liability circuit split narrow CFAA interpretation screen scraping Supreme Court review unauthorized access

Pogácsás on András Koltay: New Media and Freedom of Expression: Rethinking the Constitutional Foundations of the Public Sphere (Book Review)

Media Law Prof Blog

Anett Pogácsás, Peter Pazmany Catholic University, has published András Koltay: New Media and Freedom of Expression: Rethinking the Constitutional Foundations of the Public Sphere (Book Review) at 8 Hungarian Yearbook of International Law and European Law 425 (2020).

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.

Journal of Free Speech Law, New Faculty-Edited, Peer-Reviewed Journal, Seeks Submissions

Media Law Prof Blog

An announcement of a new, peer-reviewed journal: Journal of Free Speech Law We are delighted to announce the founding of the Journal of Free Speech Law, a new faculty-edited law journal.

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

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. I was pleased that my Blawg Review #213 was selected as Blawg Review of the Year for 2009 , but in my humble opinion it has more to do with the outstanding fellow legal bloggers who submitted their pictures with their towels.

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. OK, here goes… Movie Reviews in electronic media have a long history of using clips, stills and other material from the the films they’re reviewing. AUDIO: TRANSCRIPT: www.firemark.com.

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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

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. Two new Bluetooth speakers offer a great reason to jet on over to Kickstarter. The NudeAudio Super-M ($99, campaign ending on July 15) offers great sound in a package thin enough to slip in a back jeans pocket.

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AG Garland Announces 'Comprehensive Review' Of Minneapolis Policing Prac.

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

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. The editors have made submission links available here. link] [link

New Release of CloudNine Review Platform Enhances Self-Service Productions and Speeds Imaging

Media Law

The e-discovery company CloudNine has released updates to its cloud-based review and productions platform CloudNine Review that includes what the company is describing as the next generation in self-service productions.

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.

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 Here is the abstract.

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

Lawyer Examines Impeachment Defenses (Real Law Review)

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

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

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

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).

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.

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.

Tomorrow: Join Leading Legaltech Journalists For A Live Week-in-Review Panel

Media Law

We’re convening a live video panel of leading legaltech journalists for an open, roundtable discussion of the week in review. Tomorrow, we’re going to try an experiment.

Call for Contributors: Share Your Legaltech Stories and Reviews

Media Law

Your review of software, hardware or a platform that you are using during this time, including whether and why you would or would not recommend it.

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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 Here is the abstract.

We’re Back Friday: Join Us for the Legaltech Journalists’ Week-in-Review Roundtable

Media Law

Last week, we tried an experiment — a live video panel of leading legaltech journalists coming together for an open, roundtable discussion of the week in review.

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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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.

Wolters Kluwer’s ELM Solutions Introduces AI-Powered Tool for Legal Bill Review #Legalweek20

Media Law

Today, ELM Solutions is introducing a variation on that product, the LegalVIEW BillAnalyzer Data Service, a managed service designed to provide bill review teams with AI and data analytics technology to improve their efficiency and reduce legal spend.

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

Masks Are Legal, Dummy | LegalEagle’s Real Law Review

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

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.

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 has information about next week’s host, and instructions on how to get your blawg posts reviewed in upcoming issues. By Tamera H. Bennett.

BlackBoiler Wins Two More Patents for Its AI-Assisted Contract Review Software

Media Law

Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for its AI-assisted contract review software. Listen to our interview here: Broderick says Blackboiler’s technology can result in up to 70% reduction in review time compared to in-person review. BlackBoiler , the Arlington, Va.,

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. 21 - A recent Note in the Stanford Law Review suggests that legal ethics should prohibit a lawyer representing a party in the Supreme Court from publishing blog posts while the case is under consideration.