YouTube, Facebook and Moral Rights

Music Technology Policy

I was honored last year to have been asked to participate in a symposium on moral rights co-sponsored by the U.S. The symposium relates to the Copyright Office Study on the Moral Rights of Attribution and Integrit y. irespectmusic campaign Moral Rights

Artist Rights are Human Rights

Music Technology Policy

Artists' rights are human rights. The human rights of artists is a different concept from intellectual property rights, such as copyright. This human right itself derives from the inherent dignity and worth of all persons.

Music Rights for a Live Show – Entertainment Law Asked & Answered

Gordon P. Firemark

TRANSCRIPT: Ben has a question about music rights for a live show he's planning… Hi, I'm attorney Gordon Firemark, and this is Asked and Answered, where I answer common entertainment law questions, to help you take your career and business to the next level. VIDEO: [link].

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Music Rights in Video of Play – Entertainment Law Asked & Answered

Gordon P. Firemark

Scott asks a tricky question about music rights for video of a stage production… Hi, I’m attorney Gordon Firemark, and this is Asked and Answered, where I answer your entertainment law questions, to help you take your career and business to the next level.

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Richard Gere Says He's Being Extorted Over Book Adaptation Rights

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The dispute centers on rights to adapt 'Bones of the Master: A Buddhist Monk's Search for the Lost Heart of China.' read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies THR Online

Rights of Publicity and Privacy in True Crime Stories – Entertainment Law Asked & Answered

Gordon P. Firemark

When you get into using people’s names, likenesses, and personas, you’re talking about either Rights of Publicity or Rights of Privacy. The Right of Publicity is recognized in about half of the US States, as well as some foreign countries. AUDIO: TRANSCRIPT: [link].

Artist Rights are Human Rights

Music Technology Policy

For a variety of reasons, today is a good day to think about the state of human rights in general, and for me, in the professional creative community in particular. The recent history of the protection of creator rights is a fascinating story. These discussions frequently center on the intellectual property rights of copyright or patent accorded to creators but often assigned to private companies. human rights treaties.

Patent Rights As Human Rights

Media Law Prof Blog

Yu, Texas A&M University School of Law, is publishing The Anatomy of the Human Rights Framework for Intellectual Property in volume 69 of SMU Law Review (2016). Peter K.

Chris Castle on Artist’s Right to Streaming Exclusives

Music Technology Policy

via @colaboratorpcn: Douglas Caballero interviews Chris Castle — Artist Rights Watch. Exclusives Spotify Spotify Meltdown artist rights Chris Castle Podcast Colaborator Streaming Exclusive

Artist Rights are Human Rights

Music Technology Policy

December 10 is International Human Rights Day. For a variety of reasons, today is a good day to think about the state of human rights in general, and for me, in the professional creative community in particular. The recent history of the protection of creator rights is a fascinating story. These discussions frequently center on the intellectual property rights of copyright or patent accorded to creators but often assigned to private companies. human rights treaties.

Entertainment Law Asked & Answered – What are Separated Rights?

Gordon P. Firemark

In this Asked & Answered video, I answer a question about separated rights. The Separated Rights provision is One of the most frequently misunderstood parts of the writers Guild contract so stick around… I’ll do what I can to explain. What are Separated Rights?

Entertainment Law Asked & Answered – Grand Rights and Sound Recordings?

Gordon P. Firemark

We all know you need a grand rights license to use a song in a play, but do you also need permission from the record label if you’re also using a recording in the stage presentation? It’s called a GRAND RIGHTS or DRAMATIC PERFORMANCE RIGHTS license.

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The Weinstein Co. Sued Over Rights to Armie Hammer Film

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The producer alleges Weinstein got a license agreement through fraudulent inducement, and wants the deal declared void and not part of any TWC asset sale. read more. THR, Esq. Business Movies Business THR Online The Weinstein Company

Marmor on Two Rights of Free Speech: The Right to Speak and the Right to Hear

Media Law Prof Blog

Andrei Marmor, Cornell University Law School, has published Two Rights of Free Speech as Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. My main argument in this paper is that the right to freedom of expression is

Drake Steps Toward Trial in Lawsuit Over His Likeness Rights

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The artist claims a publisher/management company used his photo and name on its website without permission or a license. read more. THR, Esq. Music Music THR Online Drake

Post-Mortem Moral Rights

Media Law Prof Blog

Jani McCutcheon, University of Western Australian Faculty of Law, is publishing Death Rights: Legal Personal Representatives of Deceased Authors and the Posthumous Exercise of Moral Rights in the Intellectual Property Quarterly. In numerous jurisdictions, moral rights

Ennio Morricone Loses Bid to Reclaim Rights to Film Scores

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

A judge rules that under Italian law, his scores were created as works made for hire. read more. THR, Esq. Business Movies Music Business THR Online

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Having a Character in a Play Sing a Song (Grand Rights) – Entertainment Law Asked & Answered

Gordon P. Firemark

She would be performing it unaccompanied OR with very, very limited live accompaniment… My question is two fold: first, can I do this without obtaining rights? And, you guessed it, those are also exclusive rights of the copyright owner. AUDIO: TRANSCRIPT: [link].

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@MykiAngeline: @The_WIMN: Front And Center: @SoundExchange Senior Director Of Industry And Artist Relations, @LindaBlossBaum — Artist Rights Watch

Music Technology Policy

[Editor Charlie sez: A must read interview with a true artist rights advocate, Linda Bloss-Baum.]. As the Senior Director of Industry and Artist Relations, Linda Bloss-Buam ensure that artists and rights owners are aware of all the services that SoundExchange has to offer. irespectmusic campaign artist rights Artist Rights are Human Rights Linda Bloss-Baum Myki Angeline Womens International Music Network

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Privacy Rights, Property Rights and Google

Music Technology Policy

Since MTP started in 2006, we have focused primarily on artist rights. Senate Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights, there were many comparisons in the press to Microsoft’s encounter with the Senate years before. Sounds fair, right?

Google Fires Head of U.S. Copyright Office — Artist Rights Watch

Music Technology Policy

Copyright Office — Artist Rights WatchIn a typically backstabbing lame duck kabuki dance, Google has fired Maria Pallante, the head of the U.S. Copyright Office.

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Artist's Rights are Human Rights

Music Technology Policy

For a variety of reasons, today is a good day to think about the state of human rights in general, and for me, in the professional creative community in particular. The recent history of the protection of creator rights is a fascinating story. These discussions frequently center on the intellectual property rights of copyright or patent accorded to creators but often assigned to private companies. human rights treaties.

@edchristman: Commercial Radio Group Files Antitrust Lawsuit Against Irving Azoff’s Global Music Rights — Artist Rights Watch

Music Technology Policy

With ASCAP and BMI still under unaltered consent decrees and SESAC agreeing to rate-setting arbitration in a 2015 settlement, the Radio Music Licensing Committee (RMLC) is going for the grand slam with an antitrust lawsuit against boutique performance rights organization Global Music Rights. via @edchristman: Commercial Radio Group Files Antitrust Lawsuit Against Irving Azoff’s Global Music Rights — Artist Rights Watch.

Happy 5/6 Bill of Rights Day

The Legal Satyricon

by Jay Marshall Wolman We here at the Legal Satyricon are big fans of the Bill of Rights. Over at the Runt Piglet Squeals, the official blog of the Third Amendment Lawyers Association, I have a post discussing the less commonly understood history of the proposal and ratification of the Bill of Rights. lulz misc article the first bill of rights congressional apportionment

An Introduction To Arkansas's 2016 Publicity Rights Act

Media Law Prof Blog

Professor Uché Ewelukwa Ofodile, University of Arkansas School of Law, on Arkansas's 2016 Publicity Rights Act (the Frank Broyles Act

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What’s Up With Music Rights for Broadcasters and Webcasters? – A Presentation on Pending Issues

Broadcast Law Blog

While this summer has perhaps not brought the big headlines in trade press about copyright issues involving broadcasters – particularly in the area of music rights – there still are many issues that are active. I also mentioned that broadcasters may be soon hearing from Global Music Rights (“GMR”), a new PRO formed by Irving Azoff to represent songwriters who have withdrawn from ASCAP and BMI.

@IRMPodcast #2: @RadioCleveKKG Interviews @theblakemorgan about #irespectmusic — Artist Rights Watch

Music Technology Policy

via @IRMPodcast #2: @RadioCleveKKG Interviews @theblakemorgan about #irespectmusic — Artist Rights Watch. Here’s the latest installment in the #irespectmusic podcast ! Karoline Kramer Gould interviews Blake Morgan about how #irespectmusic got started.

Civil Rights Roundtable 1963

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Civil Rights Roundtable 1963 YouTube YouTube - YouTube

@Smokey_Robinson Gives Moving Defense of Artist Rights at @SenJudiciary Hearing on MMA

Music Technology Policy

Smokey Robinson is one of the best witnesses for artist rights. As Mr. Robinson pointed out so precisely, artists and songwriters can hardly ever sue because they can’t afford to hire a lawyer or even investigate their rights.

Dinwoodie and Richardson on Publicity Rights and Personality Rights and the Media @ElgarPublishing

Media Law Prof Blog

Dinwoodie, University of Oxford Faculty of Law, and Megan Richardson, Melbourne Law School, have published Publicity Right, Personality Right, or Just Confusion? Graeme B.

University of Georgia Announces Blockchain-Free Artists’ Rights Music Conference With Actual Artists

Music Technology Policy

Today they announced an Artists’ Rights Symposium that looks to be free of product pitches, blockchain promoters, AI cultists, dull venture capitalists, tedious Ted Talks hedgehogs, and the other shifty carnies of post-digital music eventspace. ARTISTS RIGHTS SYMPOSIUM. Traditionally music creators and rights holders have resorted to federal copyright infringement lawsuits to rectify these problems.

Fighting Gay Rights and Abortion With the First Amendment - The New York Times - The right's strategy to limit LBGT rights.

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"Only after an outcry over such secrecy — and the anti-gay rights positions of its sponsor — did a transcript of Mr. Sessions’s remarks emerge on a conservative website. law that gave transgender people the right to use the bathroom of their choice.

Redbox Demands Disney Lose Right to Enforce Movie Copyrights

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The kiosk giant responds to Disney's lawsuit with its own — raising claims on the competition and advertising front. read more. THR, Esq. Business Movies Tech Business THR Online

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Paul McCartney Claims Sony Is Devaluing His Beatles Rights by Attempt to Delay Lawsuit

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

His lawyer also tells a judge that without resolution to his attempt to reclaim rights, McCartney would be exposing himself — and others — to liability.

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New National "Right to Work" Bill Threatens Hollywood Unions

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Legislation is “a backdoor attempt at bankrupting labor unions,” say Congressional Democrats. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Home Business THR Online Labor Politics

Merges on What Kind of Right Are Intellectual Property Rights? @BerkeleyLawNews

Media Law Prof Blog

Merges, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, is publishing "What Kind of Rights Are Intellectual Property Rights?" Robert P. in Oxford Handbook of IP Law (R. Dreyfuss and J. Pila, eds., Oxford U.P.) forthcoming). Here is the abstract.

@crunchdigital: “Got Licenses?” — Artist Rights Watch

Music Technology Policy

via @crunchdigital: “Got Licenses?” — Artist Rights WatchA funny but true short video from Crunch Digital that documents how app developers deal with music licensing!

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@riaa Responds to Songwriter Groups on Moral Rights and Credit Solutions

Music Technology Policy

Copyright Office in connection with its study of Moral Rights. . As we said in our filing, we have every incentive to ensure attribution, because it’s not only the right thing to do, but it’s good business as well. Moral Rights[We’re big Jaxsta fans at MTP and have a lot of time for that company.]. August 23, 2017. Thank you for your letter explaining your concerns with the filing we made with the U.S.

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Kendrick on Free Speech as a Special Right @lckendrick

Media Law Prof Blog

Leslie Kendrick, University of Virginia School of Law, has published Free Speech as a Special Right at 45 Philosophy and Public Affairs 87 (2017). Many theorists treat free speech as a special right.

MGM Sues 'Buckaroo Banzai' Writer and Director Over Right to Make New TV Series

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Earl Mac Rauch and Walter Richter proclaim they own rights — and have been telling others including Amazon Studios and Kevin Smith's agents at WME.

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