AMC's 'Fear the Walking Dead' Is Target of Copyright Lawsuit

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Mel Smith alleges the second season was a rip-off of his zombie comic series, "Dead Ahead." read more. THR, Esq. Business Television Business THR Online

Client Alert – Scammers targeting California Business Entities.

Gordon P. Firemark

The Secretary of State of California has sent out a consumer alert to warn California businesses about a scam operation. If you receive a letter requesting that you submit $49.50 along with a form, etc.

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Weinstein Co. Board Members Targeted in Racketeering Class Action

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The new case follows a similar action, which has stalled thanks to the bankruptcy of TWC. read more. THR, Esq. Business Movies Business THR Online The Weinstein Company

Donald Trump's 'Apprentice' Royalties Targeted in Lawsuit

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

It's alleged that Trump is receiving money from iterations of the show shown by foreign government-owned broadcasters. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Business THR Online

Do Sacha Baron Cohen's Targets Have a Shot at Winning a Lawsuit? (Guest Column)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Sacha Baron Cohen’s cinematic exploits as Ali G, Borat, and Brüno have been a lightning rod for litigation.

Journalist Targeted by Fox News Anchor Threatens Sanctions If $50M Suit Isn't Dropped

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Bolling is suing following his suspension from Fox News amid allegations of sexual harassment. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television THR Online

Viacom Targeted by Mom Suing Disney Over Kids Apps

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The suit claims Nickelodeon's Llama Spit Spit and SpongeBob Bubble Party apps are illegally tracking children. read more. THR, Esq. Tech Tech Business THR Online Nickelodeon Viacom

'Turn Down for What' Becomes Latest Target for 'Blurred Lines' Lawyer

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Lil Jon and DJ Snake misappropriated Freddie GZ's song, alleges a lawsuit filed on Thursday. read more. THR, Esq. Music Music Business THR Online

Trump Rollbacks Target Offshore Rules ‘Written With Human Blood’ - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Trump Rollbacks Target Offshore Rules ‘Written With Human Blood’ - The New York Times " (Via.).

ACLU to Coal Baron Targeting John Oliver: "You Can't Sue People for Being Mean to You, Bob."

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The civil rights group throws HBO some support in defense of a defamation lawsuit. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television THR Online

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Disney's 'Frozen' Trailer Targeted in Copyright Lawsuit

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The creator of an animated short says Disney teased its blockbuster by misappropriating her own work. read more. Movies THR Online THR, Esq. Frozen Business

MPAA Targets MovieTube Websites in New Piracy Lawsuit

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Legal action calls for ad service providers, social media services and others to stop facilitating websites streaming movies still in theaters. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Tech Business THR Online

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Patent Lawsuits Target E-Discovery Company kCura and Its Partners

Media Law

The post Patent Lawsuits Target E-Discovery Company kCura and Its Partners appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. A Boston company that helps inventors and small companies enforce their patents filed a series of lawsuits this week against e-discovery company kCura, developer of the Relativity search and review platform, and several of kCura’s partners, alleging violation of a patent for concept-based visual presentation of search results.

Boycott Target – Flashmob Protest

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Trump hints at DOJ targeting his opponent - an illegal act | MSNBC

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Trump hints at DOJ targeting his opponent - an illegal act | MSNBC

With Features Upgrade Out Today, CosmoLex Targets Larger Law Firms

Media Law

The post With Features Upgrade Out Today, CosmoLex Targets Larger Law Firms appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. A firm can choose to enable UTBMS code sets and set which codes to allow or restrict. The cloud practice management platform CosmoLex today rolled out a set of upgrades designed to extend its suitability to larger law firms. The upgrades include the incorporation of LEDES 1998B billing codes and ABA UTBMS task management codes, […].

Appeals Court Burns Defamation Lawsuit Targeting 'American Hustle' Microwave Scene

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Reversing the trial judge, the California appeals court holds the 2013 film to be a "farce" and says viewers will hardly trust what Jennifer Lawrence says in the David O. Russell picture. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Tech Business THR Online

Pro-Trump corp targets local news stations as propaganda outlets | MSNBC

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Pro-Trump corp targets local news stations as propaganda outlets | MSNBC

Goldieblox Meets Chucky: Case Targets Songwriters and Producers

Music Technology Policy

Producers and songwriters should be aware that in the Temporary Autonomous Zone of Northern California (home of the class action award payoffs to the EFF, Berkman Center and other places where copyright haters thrive), the new new thing appears to be suing record producers and songwriters.

Justice Department Targets AT&T, DirecTV in Antitrust Lawsuit Over L.A. Dodgers TV Negotiations

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The action comes just as AT&T is to submit its $85 billion proposed acquisition of Time Warner to regulators. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Business THR Online

Andrea Tantaros Lawsuit Targets Five Executives at Fox News for Retaliation

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The former Fox News host claims she was subjected to harassment by Bill O'Reilly and, especially, Roger Ailes, and that others bullied and humiliated her. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Business THR Online

LA County AFL-CIO Council Targets 'Biggest Loser'

Digital Media Law

Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO, plans to endorse the IATSE strike, now in its second week. Details: The Hollywood Reporter. -. Watch for my new book “Hollywood on Strike!,” due out next 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.

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126 MHz Incentive Auction Clearing Target Set – Reverse Auction for TV Stations to Bid to Surrender their Spectrum to Wireless Users to Begin May 31

Broadcast Law Blog

This morning, the FCC released a Public Notice , announcing that the spectrum clearing target for the initial stage of the Incentive Auction will be 126 MHz. Broadcast Auctions Digital Television Incentive Auctions/Broadband Report Television clock rounds incentive auction clearing target reverse auction

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Superman lawyer now targeting Fox's 'Percy Jackson'

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

By Matthew Belloni EXCLUSIVE: Controversial copyright attorney Marc Toberoff has found his next iconic target: Percy Jackson. Toberoff, currently involved in the smackdown of all smackdowns with Warner Bros. over the Superman franchise, has filed suit in New York on.

Greek Reporters Become Targets Of Bombs

Media Law Prof Blog

Five Greek reporters have been targeted by bombs recently. From the New York Times: anger over the financial problems in Greece has apparently turned against journalists reporting on the problem. More here

Associated Press Targets George Zimmerman's Painting

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Trayvon Martin''s shooter has his eye on a Florida prosecutor. The AP has its eye on him. read more. The Business THR Online THR, Esq. Business

Trump’s brutal policies target the most vulnerable Americans - The Washington Post

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Trump’s brutal policies target the most vulnerable Americans - The Washington Post"We tend to associate the word “brutality” with physical violence, especially violence at the hands of the state. It calls to mind police shootings, torture and war.

Florida man arrested for plotting to bomb Target stores so company's stock would plunge - ABC News

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Florida man arrested for plotting to bomb Target stores so company's stock would plunge - ABC News

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Violent Buddhists Target Muslims in Myanmar: The Daily Show

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Al Jazeera Targets YouTube "Pirate" to Comply with Egyptian Ban

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Two Egyptians are hauled into California federal court by the Qatari-based news org. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Tech Business THR Online

@TomJackmanWP: Trump signs ‘FOSTA’ bill targeting online sex trafficking, enables states and victims to pursue websites — Artist Rights Watch

Music Technology Policy

via @TomJackmanWP: Trump signs ‘FOSTA’ bill targeting online sex trafficking, enables states and victims to pursue websites — Artist Rights Watch I remember briefing the National Association of Attorneys General on Google’s support for sex trafficking and ad supported piracy in 2013. Nobody thought in 2013 that any safe harbor protected by the special interests would ever be cut back. The wheels of justice turn slowly, but they do turn.

Stabbed at a neo-Nazi rally, called a criminal: how police targeted a black activist | World news | The Guardian

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Stabbed at a neo-Nazi rally, called a criminal: how police targeted a black activist | World news | The Guardian"Cedric O’Bannon tried to ignore the sharp pain in his side and continue filming.

Record Industry Targets General Motors, Ford Over Music-Copying Vehicles

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

A lot of money could be on the line thanks to a largely forgotten 1992 law. read more. The Business Music Culture Automotive THR Online THR, Esq. Business

Conan O'Brien Targeted in Lawsuit Claiming He Lifted Jokes from Twitter

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Robert Kaseberg says his jokes about Tom Brady, Caitlyn Jenner, airlines and the Washington Monument made it into the late night host's monologue. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television Business THR Online

Target Facebook: Is the Social Network Joining the “DMCA License” Group

Music Technology Policy

Americans are freedom loving people and nothing says freedom like getting away with it. From Long, Long Time by Guy Forsyth. Facebook is unlicensed. Let’s be clear about that.

Spotify Targeted by Class Action Lawsuit Over Automatic Subscription Renewals

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Music streaming service customer alleges that she hasn''t consented to having $9.99 charged each month. read more. The Business Music THR Online THR, Esq. Spotify Tech Business

Predictive Policing: Using Technology to Target Crime

Media Law

Police in several major urban areas — most notably the Los Angeles Police Department — are turning to crime prediction software to aid in targeting rising crime rates. Based on algorithms used to predict earthquake aftershocks, these “predictive policing” programs forecast the highest risk times and places for crimes to occur.

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Predictive Policing: Using Technology to Target Crime

Media Law

Police in several major urban areas — most notably the Los Angeles Police Department — are turning to crime prediction software to aid in targeting rising crime rates. Based on algorithms used to predict earthquake aftershocks, these “predictive policing” programs forecast the highest risk times and places for crimes to occur.

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Hollywood Docket: Class Action Lawsuit Targets Pandora

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

edit@hollywoodreporter.com (Eriq Gardner) A round-up of lawsuits, decisions and other legal news in Hollywood read more. THR, Esq. The Business Business

Susan Wojcicki’s YouTube targets teens and pre-teens–and it’s a total #FAIL

Music Technology Policy

Wojcicki’s grand plan for targeting…I mean protecting…your children. According to The Information : YouTube is reaching out to video producers to gauge their interest in producing child-oriented content.