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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Trending Sources

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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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.

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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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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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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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 #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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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 […].

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

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.

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.

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

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.”

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.

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

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

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.

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

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.

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!

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

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.

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.

Experimental Law Review Note Uses Twitter As Its Research Source

Media Law

As an associate editor of the Michigan State Law Review, 3L Patrick M. To fulfill the requirement that he produce a scholarly note addressing a legal issue, he has written a paper that he researched and sourced almost entirely […] The post Experimental Law Review Note Uses Twitter As Its Research Source appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. Can Twitter be a legitimate source of legal research and scholarship?

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

A Brief History of Technology Assisted Review

Media Law

Technology-assisted review (TAR) is now so widely used in e-discovery and so widely accepted by judges that one federal magistrate-judge recently declared it to be “black letter law.” The post A Brief History of Technology Assisted Review appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. But it was only three years earlier when that same judge, Andrew J. Peck, issued the first decision ever to approve the use of TAR. And it […].

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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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Book Review: Making the Case for Metrics in Managing Small Law Firms

Media Law

The post Book Review: Making the Case for Metrics in Managing Small Law Firms appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. Ask a roomful of small-firm lawyers about KPIs, and I’d be willing to bet a good number of them would have no idea what you are talking about. Kitchen patrol in the infantry, maybe? Another group would know about KPIs, but consider them relevant only to large firms or other types of businesses. And then […].

The Largest Free Collection of Law Reviews on the Web

Media Law

Launched in August 2013, Law Review Commons is the largest open-access law review portal on the web. It provides access to more than 200 law reviews containing more than 150,000 […]. The post The Largest Free Collection of Law Reviews on the Web appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. I try to cover sites here soon after they launch, but every so often I miss one. In this case, I missed a big one.

ExhibitView’s PDF+: Revisiting My Review of this PDF Tool for Litigators

Media Law

Last July, I reviewed PDF+, a PDF tool for trial lawyers from ExhibitView Solutions, a company that has developed several products for trial preparation and presentation. The post ExhibitView’s PDF+: Revisiting My Review of this PDF Tool for Litigators appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. As I noted then, PDF+ is designed to be a more agile alternative to full-featured PDF programs such as Adobe Pro DC or Nuance Power PDF Advanced, providing just […].

AI-Powered Contract Review Platform LawGeex Raises $12 Million in New Funding

Media Law

LawGeex, a company whose product uses artificial intelligence to help in-house legal teams automate the review and approval of everyday contracts, is today announcing the closing of a $12 million Series B funding round led by venture capital fund Aleph. The post AI-Powered Contract Review Platform LawGeex Raises $12 Million in New Funding appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites.

Review: Two Programs for Redacting Office Documents

Media Law

For the Product Watch column in the latest issue of Law Practice magazine, I review Two Programs for Redacting Office Documents: Redact Assistant and Redact-It. The post Review: Two Programs for Redacting Office Documents appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. Click the link above to read the full article. General

AI Contract Review Platform LawGeex Raises $7M in Funding Round

Media Law

Today brings news that LawGeex, a contract review platform based on artificial intelligence, closed a $7 million Series A funding round. The post AI Contract Review Platform LawGeex Raises $7M in Funding Round appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. Another day, another investment in a legal startup. Yesterday, I reported that cloud-based litigation management platform Allegory had raised over $500,000.

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.

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.