Zola Suite Adds Registered Email Capability #ABATECHSHOW

Media Law

Zola Suite announced an integration with RPost to provide secure and certified email communications from within the Zola practice management platform. The post Zola Suite Adds Registered Email Capability #ABATECHSHOW appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. General TechShow Zola SuiteA series of short posts rounding up product announcements from last week’s ABA Techshow.

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District Court Dismisses Arpaio Defamation Suit Against New York Times

Media Law Prof Blog

District Court for the District of Columbia has dismissed Joe Arpaio's defamation suit against the New York Times. The U.S. In a short ruling, Judge Amit P. Mehta held that the plaintiff failed to allege sufficient facts "that plausbily establish

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Steubenville SLAPP suit dismissed

The Legal Satyricon

The Steubenville SLAPP suit has been dismissed. Although I was on the case, I really only played a minor supporting role. The real work in the case was done by Thomas Haren and Jeffrey Nye. Filed under: misc.

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Asked & Answered: Mechanics of copyright infringement suit.

Gordon P. Firemark

Q: What are the mechanics of a copyright infringement law suit? lawyer file suit? What effect could the suit have on a company set to produce the disputed work? Generally, an aggreived party (Plaintiff) can file suit for copyright infringement against a U.S. How does it all work? As an example, let us say a non-U.S. based writer believes his work has been infringed by a person or entity in the U.S. Could a non-U.S.

Financial Data Aggregator Faces Consumer Privacy Suit over “Surreptitious” Collection of Banking Information

New Media and Technology Law

The crux of the suit is that Yodlee collects and then sells access to such anonymized financial data without meaningful notice to consumers, and stores or transmits such data without adequate security, all in violation of California and federal privacy laws.

(3) Duke Ellington - Liberian Suite - Dance No. 1 (1947) - YouTube

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

(3) Duke Ellington - Liberian Suite - Dance No. 1 (1947) - YouTube

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CBS Asks Federal Judge To Dismiss Fairfax Defamation Suit

Media Law Prof Blog

CBS is asking a federal district court to dismiss Virginia Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax's defamation suit against the network, saying that Mr. Fairfax's claim that an in-house attorney who knew both Mr. Fairfax and one of the women who accused

Steubenville, Ohio: Gang Rape + SLAPP Suit

The Legal Satyricon

SLAPP suits are never pretty. This one is particularly ugly and disturbing. Member of the Steubenville, Ohio Big Red football team were accused of kidnapping and raping a 16 year old girl. source, source) A local blogger, Alexandria Goddard, wrote about the incident. Naturally, she was outraged. She wrote another post, in which she also [.]. defamation First Amendment Section 230

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Time Warner Facing Class Action Discrimination Suit

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

In addition to "glass ceilings" for advancement, the complaint also says there are "glass walls" that segregate the company into divisions in which black leadership is acceptable and divisions in which it is not. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television THR Online CNN

District Court Judge Dismisses OAN Defamation Suit Against Maddow, MSNBC

Media Law Prof Blog

A U.S. District Court judge has dismissed the lawsuit that Herring Networks, owner of One America News Network, brought against Rachel Maddow and other defendants, based on a statement Ms. Maddow made about the general bent of OAN's content, which

Wells Fargo Hit With Film-Finance Fraud Suit

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The fraud resulted from "systemic defects" in how the bank treats employees, according to the suit. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies THR Online

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CBS Can't Dodge $750M Defamation Suit From JonBenet Ramsey's Brother

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Burke Ramsey says his reputation has been ruined after a CBS show's experts concluded he killed his sister. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television THR Online

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Publisher Drops Defamation Suit Against Librarian

Media Law Prof Blog

Edwin Mellen Press, which had instituted a defamation suit against Dale Askey, a librarian at McMaster University, as well as the University, has decided to drop the suit, reports the Chronicle of Higher Education. In separate litigation, the Press's founder

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Steve Wynn Files Another Defamation Suit

The Legal Satyricon

Boston Globe reports that Steve Wynn is a plaintiff in a defamation suit in Boston. The Boston Globe reports: In a lawsuit filed Monday in Suffolk Superior Court, Wynn Resorts Ltd. says unknown defendants defamed the company by providing subpoenas to the media related to a City of Boston lawsuit against the Massachusetts Gaming Commission. […].

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DreamWorks Settles Animators' Antipoaching Suit for $50M

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Disney, Lucasfilm and Pixar remain in the fight. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies THR Online

Wow! Illinois Biometric Privacy Suits Proliferate

New Media and Technology Law

This month, in one of the many recently-filed Illinois biometric privacy suits, a class action complaint alleging violations of Illinois’s Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) was lodged against Wow Bao, a restaurant chain, over its use of self-order kiosks that allow customers to use faceprints as a method to authenticate purchases. Three More BIPA Suits. The ongoing action against Shutterfly is not the first BIPA-related suit against the photo storage service.

Steubenville SLAPP suit dismissed

The Legal Satyricon

The Steubenville SLAPP suit has been dismissed. Although I was on the case, I really only played a minor supporting role. The real work in the case was done by Thomas Haren and Jeffrey Nye. Filed under: misc.

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PracticePanther Launches Suite of Accounting Tools and Comprehensive QuickBooks Integration

Media Law

The practice management platform PracticePanther is today launching a suite of accounting tools that includes comprehensive integration with QuickBooks Online, including synchronization of all trust and operating payments, expenses, checks, invoices, and contacts from PracticePanther to QuickBooks Online. The post PracticePanther Launches Suite of Accounting Tools and Comprehensive QuickBooks Integration appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. Click to view slideshow.

Will.i.am, Justin Timberlake Move to Dismiss "Damn Girl" Copyright Suit

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The hit song was released in 2006, but the suit wasn't filed until a decade later. read more. THR, Esq. Music Music THR Online Justin Timberlake Will.i.am

Harry Shearer Files $125M 'Spinal Tap' Fraud Suit, Copyright Termination

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

For a Hollywood accounting case, this one is an 11. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Television Music Business THR Online

Steven Mnuchin Wins Appeal in Film Finance Fraud Suit

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The Treasury Secretary preserves his win in a case examining the alleged misappopriation of tens of millions of dollars for print and advertising expenses. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies Business THR Online

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Second Circuit: Palin Defamation Suit Against NYT May Move Ahead

Media Law Prof Blog

The Second Circuit has reversed a lower court and is allowing Sarah Palin's defamation lawsuit against the New York Times to move forward. More here from the National Law Journal. Here is a link to the ruling

Viacom Must Face Ex-BET Exec's Defamation and Discrimination Suit

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Zola Mashariki has convinced the court, for now, that the BET parent company acted as her employer. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television THR Online BET Viacom

Gay Marriage Suit in Nevada

The Legal Satyricon

A lesbian couple has filed suit in the District of Nevada seeking full marriage equality in the Silver State. source) We have a lot of good thoughtful judges on the bench here. Lets hope this gets somewhere. Filed under: misc.

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Kevin Costner Suit Seeks $3.85M for Film Festival 'Fraud'

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The actor-producer is suing Kylin Pictures for using his name to sell 'Shanghai Sojourners' at the Shanghai International Film Festival and then removing him from the project and not paying him. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies THR Online Kevin Costner Shanghai International Film Festival Asia International

Steven Mnuchin Escapes Film Finance Fraud Suit

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

"Mnuchin's personal friendship with [Ryan] Kavanaugh is insufficient to establish awareness or liability," writes justice Charles Ramos. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies THR Online

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Facebook Brings Suit against Mobile Marketing Firm for Siphoning User Data without Authorization

New Media and Technology Law

In continuing its push to enforce its terms and policies against developers that engage in unauthorized collection or scraping of user data, Facebook brought suit last month against mobile marketing and data analytics firm OneAudience LLC. Since 2019, Facebook has filed multiple suits against various app developers, software makers and social media analytics firms that Facebook has determined to have violated some or all of these terms.

NPR Story on SLAPP Suits

The Legal Satyricon

I was interviewed on the subject of SLAPP suits by Nazanin Rafsanjani. The interview is available here. Filed under: SLAPP.

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Chuck Norris Hits CBS, Sony With $30M Suit Over 'Walker, Texas Ranger' Profits

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The actor says he hasn't been paid a penny of the show's SVOD revenue. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television THR Online Chuck Norris

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Wave of Illinois Biometric Privacy Suits Continues Unabated

New Media and Technology Law

After noting the flood of Illinois biometric privacy suits in September , it appears that the flow of such suits remains robust. In recent years, biometric privacy suits initially involved social media services and video game makers, but have increasingly been asserted against businesses that collect biometric data to authenticate customers or employees, especially Illinois-based employers that use biometric timekeeping devices to verify employees when clocking in and out. .

Librarian Faces Publisher's Wrath (and Defamation Suit)

Media Law Prof Blog

The Edwin Mellen Press has brought a defamation suit against Dale Askey over statements Mr. Askey made in a post on his own blog in September 2010. Among those comments was one particularly vivid one, that the Press is "a

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Manuela Herzer Fights Discovery in Sumner Redstone Elder Abuse Suit

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Herzer's attorneys say she shouldn't have to respond to discovery requests until Redstone sits for a deposition. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Business THR Online Sumner Redstone

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'Empire' Beats "Gangsta Pimp's" $10M Copyright Suit

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Pimpin' ain't easy, and neither is winning a copyright lawsuit against a major network. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television THR Online Empire

Sixth Circuit Affirms Lower Court Ruling Dismissing Defamation Suit Against New York Times

Media Law Prof Blog

The Sixth Circuit affirms a lower court ruling dismissing a defamation lawsuit against the New York Times. An Ohio State University professor sued over a NYT article, but the lower court held, and the 6th circuit agreed, that a reasonable

Biometric Suits Continue, Including Recent Action Against IoT Company

New Media and Technology Law

Last December, we noted the continuing robust wave of Illinois biometric privacy suits. Beyond the myriad of BIPA-related lawsuits against employers that used biometric timekeeping devices to track employees clocking in and out, and the suits against social media companies for photo tagging or similar functions, some recent lawsuits have been filed against companies that use biometrics as part of their core products and services.

Flo and Eddie NY Suit on Pre-1972 Sound Recordings Ordered Dismissed By Court of Appeals – No Issues with Copies Made in the Transmission Process

Broadcast Law Blog

Intellectual Property Internet Radio Music Rights On Line Media cablevision cartoon network case flo & eddie suit against sirius XM pre-1972 sound recordingThis week, the US Court of Appeals essentially ended Flo and Eddie’s New York case against Sirius XM where it tried to establish a public performance royalty in pre-1972 sound recordings.

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Hollywood Studios File Suit Against Service Streaming $1 Movies

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Warner, Fox and Disney want an injunction against VidAngel, which sells films for $20 before buying them back for $19. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Tech Business THR Online

Eros Beats Investor Suit Over Statements About Streaming Platform

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The company touted 30 million users for Eros Now. The judge rules it was never said they were "meaningful" users. read more. THR, Esq. Business Movies Tech Business THR Online

In Advance of Legalweek, CloudNine Previews Enhancements Across Its Suite of E-Discovery Products

Media Law

First out of the gate today is e-discovery company CloudNine , which is announcing that it will next week release enhancements across its full suite of e-discovery applications: CloudNine Explore, LAW, Concordance, and Review. Prepare, dear readers, for an onslaught of legal technology news.

Gay Marriage Suit in Nevada

The Legal Satyricon

A lesbian couple has filed suit in the District of Nevada seeking full marriage equality in the Silver State. source) We have a lot of good thoughtful judges on the bench here. Lets hope this gets somewhere. Filed under: misc.

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Deadspin Weighs in on Raanan Katz Suit

The Legal Satyricon

Beyond the copyright suit, the Deadspin piece goes on to discuss a Florida trial court’s order in separate, concurrent litigation [.]. As some of you remember, Raanan Katz sued Google and others for copyright infringement this summer over a Blogger user’s publication of an “unflattering” photograph of him. Today, popular sports blog Deadspin has the story.

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Geffen Playhouse Hit With Age Discrimination Suit from Ex-Artistic Director

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Randall Arney says the theater fired him because of his age and/or Bell's Palsy diagnosis and lied about the circumstances of his exit. read more. THR, Esq. Culture Culture THR Online

Ryan Kavanaugh Hit With Fraud Suit From Hedge Fund Investor

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Carey Metz says Kavanaugh lied about Relativity's financial condition to land a loan. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies THR Online