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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Trump running a base-only strategy - but will it work?

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Trump running a base-only strategy - but will it work? " (Via.)

Imeachment ad runs on Fox & Friends

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

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AFTRA board member accused of running SAGWatch

Digital Media Law

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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

Fastcase Cofounder Phil Rosenthal is Running for Congress in New York

Media Law

Speaking of Fastcase, one interesting bit of news about the company is that its cofounder, Phil Rosenthal, is running for Congress in New York’s 10th Congressional District. Rosenthal — a physicist, lawyer and entrepreneur — is running as a Republican against Democrat Jerrold Nadler, the incumbent who has held the office for 24 years. The post Fastcase Cofounder Phil Rosenthal is Running for Congress in New York appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites.

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LawToolBox365 Wins Microsoft App Award; In Running for People’s Choice Award

Media Law

The post LawToolBox365 Wins Microsoft App Award; In Running for People’s Choice Award appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. This week is the Microsoft Ignite conference for IT professionals in Atlanta, Ga., and one legal-specific app will be honored there from out of the over 1,700 apps and add-ins available through the Office Store. The legal calendaring and docketing application LawToolBox365 has won a Microsoft 2016 Office App Award, which it will receive at […].

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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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.

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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

TSA now run by Pedobear

The Legal Satyricon

by Randazza We really must be at the verge of tipping into Idiocracy. It was once believed that you could spot a pedophile just by looking at him. This theory is now proven scientific fact. Now I’m not saying that I have evidence that TSA Administrator John Pistole is a practicing pedophile, but he certainly [.]. ass hat Civil Liberties flunkies imbeciles

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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

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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

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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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Golden Globes Players Settle Long-Running Legal War (Exclusive)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

UPDATED: The Hollywood Foreign Press Association and Dick Clark Productions have reached a deal to end the nearly 4-year-old litigation over who controls rights to produce the annual awards show. read more. Golden Globes 2014 THR Online THR, Esq. Television Dick Clark Productions

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

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

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

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Leaving the Air to Run For Office - What to Do With The Broadcaster Who Becomes a Candidate

Broadcast Law Blog

As we enter the 2010 election season, questions are beginning to arise about broadcast station on-air employees who decide to run for political office , and what a station needs to do about such employees to avoid issues under the FCC political broadcasting rules. So what is a station to do when an on-air employee decides to run for office? Also, a move to a sister station with a service area that does not reach the district in which the candidate is running is another alternative.

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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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LawToolBox365 Wins Microsoft App Award; In Running for People’s Choice Award

Media Law

The post LawToolBox365 Wins Microsoft App Award; In Running for People’s Choice Award appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. This week is the Microsoft Ignite conference for IT professionals in Atlanta, Ga., and one legal-specific app will be honored there from out of the over 1,700 apps and add-ins available through the Office Store. The legal calendaring and docketing application LawToolBox365 has won a Microsoft 2016 Office App Award, which it will receive at […].

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

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Journalist Privilege (To trespass and run someone over?)

The Legal Satyricon

Tesla reports that two apparent Reno Gazette Journal reporters trespassed on Tesla’s property, and then ran their car into a Tesla employee who was trying to take down their tag number. source) This is all Tesla’s side of the story, so I’ll see if there’s more to it. But, here’s a free protip: if you’re […].

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What to Do With the On-Air Employee Who Becomes a Candidate for Elective Office?

Broadcast Law Blog

And it seems like that brings many to contemplate moving from behind the microphone to being in front of it – by running for public office. We have written about this issue many times before, including coverage of when well-known local or national personalities have contemplated runs for office – see our stories here , here and here. So what is a station to do when an on-air employee decides to run for office?

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Equal Opportunities – What to Do With the On-Air Employee who Runs for Political Office

Broadcast Law Blog

Almost immediately, I received several questions about on-air employees who decide to run for political office , and how they are treated for purposes of the equal opportunities rule. a newscaster who runs for office triggers equal time when he delivers the news even though a candidate’s appearance as a subject of that news program would be exempt). So what is a station to do when an on-air employee decides to run for office?

Will Hollywood remakes run into copyright trouble?

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

By Eriq Gardner We could be on the verge of a wave of litigation targeting Hollywood's current obsession: derivative movies. The latest case involves Viacom's foray into the world of Bollywood. According to a new lawsuit filed yesterday in New.

Attention studio marketers: run that ad at your own risk

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

By Eriq Gardner Two cases on the court docket show that it's not so easy for entertainment companies to promote shows and movies without running into legal trouble. The first case involves a promotion run by A&E Television to showcase.

Government Contractor Google Runs Ads for Obamacare on “How I Inject Testosterone” Video

Music Technology Policy

Maybe you’ve heard how Google is providing staff for the “tech surge” to fix the Obamacare website? Here’s an interesting development in that campaign.

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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.

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Sportscaster Running for Mayor In Chicago Suburb Taken Off the Air - Illustrating that the Equal Opportunities Rule Applies to State and Local Candidates

Broadcast Law Blog

In the case written about in the Tribune, a former Chicago Bear, an on-air host of a sports program, was forced off the air when he decided to run for mayor of a Chicago suburb and his opponent indicated that he would seek equal time from the station if the candidate continued to do his program. Political Broadcasting Section 315 equal opportunities equal time on air performer running for office political window

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Artists Alert: From Our Friends at the Illustrators Partnership The Return of Orphan Works End Run

Music Technology Policy

For more than a year Congress has been holding hearings for the drafting of a brand new US Copyright Act. At its heart is the return of Orphan Works. Twice, Orphan Works Acts have failed to pass Congress because of strong opposition from visual artists, spearheaded by the Illustrators Partnership. Because of this, the Copyright Office has now issued a special call for letters regarding the role of visual art in the coming legislation.

"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

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Republicans Run From Donald Trump's Orlando Response - NBC News

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Republicans Run From Donald Trump's Orlando Response - NBC News"WASHINGTON — Top Democrats, including President Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, challenged Republican lawmakers on Tuesday to defend Donald Trump's response to the terrorist attack on Orlando Sunday morning that claimed 49 lives. Few took up the call.

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Jailing of Rape Victim Could Spur Criminal-Justice Reform in Texas - Hit & Run : Reason.com

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Jailing of Rape Victim Could Spur Criminal-Justice Reform in Texas - Hit & Run : Reason.com

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.

Hillary: The Movie Re-Run

Media Law Prof Blog

The Supreme Court is rehearing the "Hillary: The Movie" case today. It's newly appointed Justice Sonia Sotomayor's first chance to hear oral argument, being streamed by CSPAN here

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