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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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 #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.

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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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.

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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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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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

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.

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 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.

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

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

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

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 #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.

Full Text of FCC Decision on Quadrennial Review of the Multiple Ownership Rules Released Today

Broadcast Law Blog

In the last few minutes, the FCC has released its order on the Quadrennial Review of its multiple ownership rules , about which we wrote last week. AM Radio EEO Compliance/Diversity FM Radio Multiple Ownership Rules Television quadrennial review of FCC ownership rulesThe decision is available here , and includes dissenting opinions from the two Republican commissioners and a concurring statement from Commissioner Clyburn.

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!

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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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 […].

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 […].

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.

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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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.

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

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

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.

FCC’s Decision on the Quadrennial Review of the Multiple Ownership Rules – Part 1 – Radio Issues

Broadcast Law Blog

The FCC’s Order released at the end of August deciding the issues in its Quadrennial Review of its ownership rules is over 100 pages long. So, all in all, the radio rules remain pretty much the same as they were when the review started. We’ll look at the specifics of the Commission’s other rulings in its Quadrennial Review in subsequent articles.

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.

December Regulatory Dates for Broadcasters – EEO Reports, Ownership and Ancillary Revenue Reports, Ownership Review and Incentive Auction Updates

Broadcast Law Blog

December 1 also is the filing deadline for reconsideration petitions on the FCC’s Quadrennial Review of the multiple ownership rules. Broadcast Auctions EEO Compliance/Diversity FCC Fees General FCC Incentive Auctions/Broadband Report Multiple Ownership Rules Noncommercial Broadcasting ancillary and supplementary revenue annual EEO public file report biennial ownership reports FCC Form 397 EEO mid-term report forward auction quadrennial review of FCC ownership rules reverse auction

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?

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.

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

‘Contract Tools’ Is A Toolkit for Reviewing Complex Contracts in Word

Media Law

The post ‘Contract Tools’ Is A Toolkit for Reviewing Complex Contracts in Word appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. Any job is made easier by having the right tools. That’s the idea behind Contract Tools, a Microsoft Word for Windows add-in designed to provide attorneys with the right tools to analyze, navigate, search, proofread and edit contracts. While it can be used with any length document, its real value is most apparent with longer documents […].

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

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 #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.

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