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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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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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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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.

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:?

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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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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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.

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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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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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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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 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

Agenda for FCC’s December Meeting – Start of Next Quadrennial Review of the Ownership Rules and Elimination of License Posting Requirement

Broadcast Law Blog

The first will be the initiation of the next Quadrennial Review of the FCC’s ownership rules. This will begin with a notice of proposed rulemaking teeing up the areas that the FCC will be considering in this review – including radio ownership issues and likely further clarification of the FCC’s standards for waivers allowing the combination of two of the Top 4 TV stations in any market. The agenda for the FCC’s December 12 open meeting is to be released today.

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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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

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 […].

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

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.

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!

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.

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

Bill Cosby Asking Supreme Court to Review Janice Dickinson Defamation Lawsuit

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The comedian's lawyer wants the high court to analyze whether statements of opinion can be actionable. According to an application to Justice Anthony Kennedy on Friday, uncertainty in the law chills an attorney's ability to effectively represent an accused client. read more. THR, Esq.

DiligenceEngine Aims to Streamline M&A Reviews

Media Law

Can technology streamline M&A due diligence reviews in the same way it did e-discovery reviews? Can it improve on the time-consuming and error-prone process of manually reviewing mounds of contracts in advance of a corporate acquisition? The post DiligenceEngine Aims to Streamline M&A Reviews appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites.

Blawg Review #213 pre-announcement

Cyberlaw Central

I’ll be hosting Blawg Review #213 one week from today, on May 25, 2009. My first Blawg Review #42 was in honor of Douglas Adams, one of my favorite authors who suffered a permanent existence failure in 2001. Tags: Blawg Review I’m preannouncing the theme because I need your help. Yes, you there! May 25th has been designated as Towel Day in his honor. On that day, fans around the universe proudly carry a towel in his honor.

Wall Street Reaction to Pandora’s Chances With DOJ Review

Music Technology Policy

Here’s the best the insider could come up with in reaction to the Department of Justice announcement that it is reviewing the ASCAP and BMI consent decrees (from the LA Times ): “Any review of the consent decrees must take into account the careful balance of how to best serve songwriters while also fostering competition and innovation to the benefit of consumers,” said Dave Grimaldi, Pandora’s director of public affairs, in a statement.

AT&T Dealt Setback in Probing Trump's Influence on DOJ Merger Review

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

A judge says the Justice Department's attempt to block this vertical merger "may, indeed, be a rare breed of horse, [but] it is not exactly a unicorn!" read more. THR, Esq. Business Movies Television Business THR Online

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Supreme Court Review at ABA Annual

Media Law

The post Supreme Court Review at ABA Annual appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. I am thrilled to be serving as moderator this Saturday for ABA annual meeting program, “On The Docket: The 2013 Supreme Court Term.”

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.

Supreme Court Declines to Review Broadcast Indecency, Media Cross-Ownership

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Broadcasters win Janet Jackson's "wardrobe malfunction" dispute but won't get a further review from the high court on media-ownership restrictions.

Appeals Court Agrees to Review SiriusXM's Challenge Over Pre-1972 Music

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The 2nd Circuit will take up the issue of whether New York protects the public performance of older songs — and whether that violates the U.S. Constitution. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Music Tech Business THR Online

T-6 days to Towel Day Edition of Blawg Review

Cyberlaw Central

As a reminder, the Towel Day Edition of Blawg Review is coming on May 25, 2009. So, law bloggers and twitterers, send me a photo with you and your towel, and I’ll do my best to include as many of them as possible in the Review with a link back. Tags: Blawg Review

Harvard Law Reviews WikiLeaks Censorship | GroundReport

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Image via Wikipedia Harvard Law Reviews WikiLeaks Censorship | GroundReport Harvard Law Professor Yochai Benkler is about to release a comprehensive study on the U.S. government’s own reviews have found that WikiLeaks has actually done little to nothing to compromise our national security.

Authorship in America (and Beyond): Houston Law Review Symposium 2016 @Houston_L_Rev

Media Law Prof Blog

A copy of the Symposium 2016 issue of the Houston Law Review has arrived on my desk. The theme is Authorship in America (and Beyond), and the volume includes very interesting articles, including an introduction by the Hon. Jon O

Will DOJ Consent Decree Review Obviate Any Rationale for the Music Modernization Act? — Music Tech Solutions

Music Technology Policy

via Will DOJ Consent Decree Review Obviate Any Rationale for the Music Modernization Act?