How Pokémon GO Players Could Run Into Real-Life Legal Problems

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

An attorney explores the hard questions being raised by augmented reality games. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Culture Tech Business THR Online

Copyright Runs Amok in Comic Case

The Legal Satyricon

Horizon v. Marvel: Copyright in the Three-Point Landing? I love copyright law, usually. Why is it there? It is there to ensure that authors and artists can profit from their work. Great idea. Unfortunately, somewhere along the line, the concept got polluted. Originally, copyright protected works for 14 years, with a renewal period of 14 […]. copyright

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Ava DuVernay's Company Sued For Botching Documentary's Awards Run

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

A documentarian says the company didn’t submit his film for awards as agreed — and now won't stop claiming rights. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies THR Online Ava DuVernay Selma

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Appeals Court Reverses Live Nation Win in Run-D.M.C. Merchandise Suit

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The panel finds the merchandiser's summary judgment win on issues of willful infringement was premature. read more. THR, Esq. Music Music THR Online

Variety Settles Long-Running Lawsuit Against L.A. Punk Band (Exclusive)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Matthew Belloni The trade newspaper claimed The Vandals breached a deal to stop using an album cover that contained lettering similar to its trademarked logo. read more. THR, Esq. THR, Esq. Music Music

WWE Runs Into Judge's Smackdown in Advance of Wrestlemania (Exclusive)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The road to the big event this year in New Orleans could be making an unexpected stop at a federal appeals court thanks to a surprising decision concerning bootleggers. read more. The Business THR Online THR, Esq. Television Business

Stuntman Sues Tom Sizemore for Running Him Over on 'Shooter' Set

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The suit claims the actor was drunk while operating a vehicle during filming. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television THR Online

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Pandora Runs to the Government to Screw Songwriters Again

Music Technology Policy

When Pandora doesn’t like the royalty rates they have to pay to artists, they use their lobbying power to run to the Congress to give them a better deal. The monopolist webcaster runs to the antitrust law for protection.

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Appeals Court: Please Don't Run Away From the Chainsaw Carrying Maniac

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

If you do, and get hurt, don't blame the haunted theme park. A public service advisory from The Hollywood Reporter. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television Culture Business THR Online

Judge Rules ThinkFilm and Other David Bergstein-Run Companies Can Reorganize

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Alex Ben Block The ruling favors the creditors group whose action forced the companies' involuntary bankruptcy. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies David Bergstein

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Peter Jackson's 'West of Memphis' Reveals New Witnesses in Long-Running Case

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Matthew Belloni Attorneys for the West Memphis Three say they have three new witnesses, friends of Michael Hobbs, Jr., who claim Hobbs told them that "my uncle Terry murdered those three little boys." read more. THR, Esq. THR, Esq. Movies Movies Peter Jackson

Viacom, Google Settle Long-Running YouTube Copyright Lawsuit

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The resolution ends a nearly seven-year-old case that was closely followed in both the entertainment and tech sectors. read more. The Business THR Online THR, Esq. Television YouTube Google Tech Viacom Business

The MTP Podcast: David Lowery and Chris Castle Discuss Google’s Latest Assault on U.S. Copyright Office and the FCC’s End Run Around Private Contracts

Music Technology Policy

Shownotes: Google-funded group mad that US Copyright Office hasn’t abolished copyright yet by Andrew Orlowski. Public Knowledge: Captured: Systematic Bias at the Copyright Office.

"Running a Bookstore Is a Combat Sport"

Media Law Prof Blog

The New York Times reports on the life and times of the French bookstore, which seems to be thriving as English and US bookstores are withering away. Here's a link to the French Ministry of Culture report mentioned in the

David Bergstein Testifies in Court for First Time Amid Long-Running Legal Woes

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Alex Ben Block The embattled executive on Tuesday finally faced the group of creditors group who successfully brought the rare involuntary bankruptcy action that has ground his movie business to a halt. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Business David Bergstein Ronald Tutor

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Episode 86 – Rock, Re-runs, and Registrations

Gordon P. Firemark

The post Episode 86 – Rock, Re-runs, and Registrations originally appeared on Entertainment Law Offices of Gordon P. Show notes are located at [link] 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. Here's what we talked about… Supreme Court Denies Cert. in Lenz V. Universal. The Slants is Finally Out.

Nikki Finke Sues 'Deadline Hollyweird' Website, But Who Is Running It?

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Eriq Gardner Angry blogger targets anonymous operator of entertainment "news" site read more. THR, Esq. Tech Tech

Why Donald Trump Could Actually Run For U.S. President Right Now (Analysis)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Eriq Gardner Fears of FCC intrusion might be overstated. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television

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2011 InnovAction Awards: Time is Running Short to Enter

Media Law

A global search is underway for ingenuity and innovation in law practice management. It is the seventh-annual InnovAction Awards sponsored by the College of Law Practice Management. With the June 1 entry deadline fast approaching, you don’t have much time to submit your nomination. Any lawyer or law firm anywhere in the world is eligible to enter. Entries will be judged based on: Originality. Is this a novel idea or approach, or a new twist on an existing idea or approach? Disruption.

Ava DuVernay's Company Sued in Dispute Over Documentary's Awards Run

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

A documentarian says the company didn’t submit his film for awards as agreed — and now won't stop claiming rights. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies THR Online Ava DuVernay Selma

FBI Accuses Purported Film Financier With Running 'Ponzi-Type Fraud Scheme' (Exclusive)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Nicholas Mussolini, the head of a company that once promised hundreds of millions of dollars to fund 10 to 15 film projects a year, is now facing up to 30 years in prison. read more. The Business Movies THR, Esq. Business

Imeachment ad runs on Fox & Friends

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

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Moving from Typepad to My Own Server, Running WordPress

Pixelization

In the coming days or weeks, I'll be moving this blog from its current host, Typepad , to my own server account, running WordPress server software.

msnbc video: Zimmerman’s lawyer runs from questions

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news , world news , and news about the economy

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Negotiation Culture Redux: Lying Makes Sammy Run

DealFatigue

Almost sixty years ago, Budd Schulberg wrote What Makes Sammy Run, a novel about an agent who lies to get ahead in the movie business. There’s nothing new about lying during negotiations.

Negotiation Culture Redux: Lying Makes Sammy Run

DealFatigue

Almost sixty years ago, Budd Schulberg wrote What Makes Sammy Run, a novel about an agent who lies to get ahead in the movie business. There’s nothing new about lying during negotiations.

Negotiation Culture Redux: Lying Makes Sammy Run

DealFatigue

Almost sixty years ago, Budd Schulberg wrote What Makes Sammy Run, a novel about an agent who lies to get ahead in the movie business. There’s nothing new about lying during negotiations.

Daily Mail Accidentally Runs Wrong Amanda Knox Verdict

Media Law Prof Blog

In its own "Dewey Beats Truman" moment, the Daily Mail ran the wrong Amanda Knox/Raffaele Sollecito story, reporting that the Italian appeals court had upheld both convictions, before yanking that story and replacing it with the correct version. To be

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@stuartdredge finds Google Can’t Control YouTube Music Announcements–But they want to run the Copyright Office?

Music Technology Policy

The great myth of Google is that they are the gold standard in technology. MTP readers might have a different idea of Google’s gold standard–the gold standard in corporate coverups.

Disney Fights Unlicensed 'Star Wars,' 'Frozen' Characters at Children's Birthday Parties

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The guy who runs Characters for Hire isn't giving into the force. read more. THR, Esq. Business Movies Business THR Online

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#MorinInChief Stung Over Being Called a Moron, Donald Trump Now Insists NBC is ‘Run by Morons'

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

In yet another sign of how deeply NBC News has managed to get under his skin, Donald Trump has, in recent days, taken to saying that the network is ‘run by morons,’ two sources who have spoken to the president told The Daily Beast.

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Jay Z Sued By Litigious TufAmerica Label Over 'Run This Town'

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Claiming infringement, the company says a sample of the song "Hook & Sling" was used without permission. read more. Rihanna Kanye West Music John Legend Earshot THR, Esq. Billboard Jay Z Christina Aguilera

AFTRA board member accused of running SAGWatch

Digital Media Law

For details, see my THR piece: [link]. ——————. Watch for my new book “Hollywood on Strike!,” due out this month. Subscribe to my blog ( jhandel.com ) for more about entertainment law and digital media law. Check out my residuals chart there too. Go to the blog itself to subscribe via RSS or email. Or, follow me on Twitter or friend me on Facebook. If you work in tech, check out my book How to Write LOIs and Term Sheets

Advertising Standards Authority Holds That Running Ad With Winking Jesus Cartoon During Easter Week Is Offensive

Media Law Prof Blog

The UK's Advertising Standards Authority has told a cell phone company that its ad violates standards. The ad reads "Miraculous deals on Samsung Galaxy Android Phones" and features a drawing of a winking Jesus Christ. The ad, for Phones4U, ran

Winners and losers in the Senate GOP tax bill: A running list - The Washington Post

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Winners and losers in the Senate GOP tax bill: A running list - The Washington PostLosers ".The The 13 million Americans who won't have health insurance. The Senate bill isn't just a tax bill, it also includes the repeal of the individual mandate that requires all Americans to buy health insurance or else pay a penalty.

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4 Movies That Every Rep Should (And My Intern Must) See

DealFatigue

What Makes Sammy Run? budd schulberg mia farrow nbc sunday showcase rep submission swimming with sharks what makes sammy run woody allen Good repping is the art of persuading people to agree to your terms. Not all salesmen are lawyers but all good lawyers (and agents) are salesmen.

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Equal Opportunities Issues that Arise When a Broadcast On-Air Personality Runs for Political Office

Broadcast Law Blog

It’s political season, and somewhere, some on-air broadcast air personality is making the decision that they really want to change careers – and run for political office. So it is time for a little refresher on the issues that arise when an on-air personality runs for political office. . We wrote about the issue last year, when a Chicago-area on-air talk show host decided to run for local office.

'Snowden' Exec Producer Tapped to Oversee Red Granite During Government Probe

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Douglas Hansen will keep business running at the company for 30 days to start while it continues settlement talks with the U.S. government stemming from a Malaysian embezzlement investigation. read more. THR, Esq. Business Movies Business THR Online

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FCC Adopts More Lenient Standards on Certain Fines to Student Run Noncommercial Broadcast Stations

Broadcast Law Blog

Fines against noncommercial stations may that are primarily student run may not be as harsh as they have been in the past under a ruling issued by the FCC’s Media Bureau earlier this week. The FCC also announced, as part of its decision in the case, that it would apply this policy of more leniency in other cases involving student-run stations in the future. FCC Fines Noncommercial Broadcasting noncommercial radio fines public inspection file student run radio station

Anderson Cooper Reacts To Donald Trump's 'Bad Memory' In Russia Ties - Anderson Cooper runs Trump's Voodoo down. LOL

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

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