Jessica Biel, Restaurant Partners Sued by Employees Over Tips, Compensation

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The nine plaintiffs claim that they never received proper rest or meal breaks or tips for working major Hollywood parties at Au Fudge and are seeking $461,649.

9 Tips to keep your podcast legal

Gordon P. Firemark

” 9 Tips to keep your podcast legal. 9 Tips to keep your podcast legal is a post from: Law Offices of Gordon P. This article first appeared as a guest post on [link] , as part of a series called “31 days to a better podcast.”

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Trending Sources

Tips Welcome

Digital Media Law

Now that I'm covering labor for The Hollywood Reporter , I want to say something that might be obvious: I want your tips, thoughts, rumors, etc. Whether it relates to AFTRA, DGA, SAG, WGA or another entertainment union, and whether you're on the management side or labor, I rely on your help. Anonymity is always respected. In return, my commitment to you is to always be as balanced, fair, informative and detailed as possible.

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My 20 Tips for Travel to Cuba

Media Law

The post My 20 Tips for Travel to Cuba appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. If you’ve been considering a trip to Cuba, the death of Fidel Castro should provide a spur. At this point, it is far from clear whether President-elect Trump will continue the thaw initiated by President Obama. That means the ability of U.S. citizens to travel there could be in question. Touring Havana in a vintage […].

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Tips to Saving Money on Film Production

Film and Television Law Blog

Here are some tips on how to reduce your expenditure when making a film. Film production can be expensive or cheap, it all depends on how you plan to shoot the various scenes.

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iTunes Tips

The Digital Lowdown

Awhile ago (a long while ago), I published some iTunes tips. So from time to time, I'm going to highlight some of my favorite tools and tips for working with the iTunes store. I figure that it's time to update them. Today, I'll start off with one that I just discovered. . I like to think of myself as an iTunes store expert. And yet, regularly, I find some nice surprises. They are not really like easter eggs in video games because they really are very public.

Will Play for Tips: Legal Tips for Musicians/Artists/Songwriters at 35 Denton

Current Trends

Will Play for Tips: 10 Legal Tips for Musicians/Artists/Songwriters. SATURDAY, MARCH 9TH at 35 Denton. 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM (UNT on the Square).

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Trump suggests Justice Department investigate Oakland’s Democratic mayor for tipping off immigrants - The Washington Post

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

for her role in tipping off the community about an impending federal enforcement raid in February. Trump suggests Justice Department investigate Oakland’s Democratic mayor for tipping off immigrants - The Washington Post"President Trump referred to some undocumented immigrants as “animals” on Wednesday and suggested the Justice Department investigate the Democratic mayor of Oakland, Calif.,

Seven Tips for Building Your LinkedIn Network

Media Law

Here is a post I wrote for the ABA Techshow blog: Seven Tips for Building up Your LinkedIn Network. General

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Five Tips for Starting Your Own Blog

Media Law

I have a post about this at the ABA Techshow blog: Five Tips for Starting Your Own Blog. General

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Tip: Recover Files from Corrupt Windows Computer

Media Law

Having figured out last night how to rescue files from a corrupt Windows computer, I thought I’d share it in the event anyone else faces a similar situation. The situation is this: Your Windows computer will not boot and it has files you need desperately.

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Five Tips for Starting Your Own Blog

Media Law

They will design your blog, help you come up with a theme and title, give you tips on getting started, and help you publicize it. If you’d rather do it yourself, let me offer five tips to get you started. If you’re planning to launch a blog, you can take either of two routes to get there. One is to pay someone to start it for you. The other is to be a skinflint like me and do it yourself.

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Free financial tip for law students

The Legal Satyricon

DeVoy Before I started law school, I considered getting my student loans in Yen. Japan’s Yen, long a stable currency that reliably stayed around 110-120 Yen-per-US Dollar – however badly we devalued the dollar under the reigns of Bush (weak dollar policy to boost exports) and Obama (“quantitative easing&# ). This use of the [.]. economy

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Did John Roberts Tip His Hand? - The New Yorker

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Did John Roberts Tip His Hand? - "Roberts’s one question may turn out to be extremely important. The issue in the case is whether the Obama Administration, in implementing the Affordable Care Act, violated the terms of that law. The plaintiffs assert that the A.C.A. only authorizes subsidies for individuals who buy health insurance on the fourteen state-run exchanges, or marketplaces.

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Trademark Basics, Halloween Special: Tips and Tales From the Trademark Crypt

Broadcast Law Blog

With Halloween just around the corner, we thought you might appreciate some Tips and Tales from the Trademark Crypt! Over the last few weeks, we’ve offered insights about how you can stay out of legal hot water by establishing good practices with regard to your company’s trademark portfolio (see Part 5 of our Trade Basics series here , which contains links at the end to the other parts of the series). Unfortunately, not all companies have followed such wisdom.

10 Tips for Staying out of Ethical Trouble in Social Media

Media Law

Law.com has posted my latest column for Law Technology News , 10 Tips to Keep Social Networking in Line with ABA Ethics. With ethics and social media front and center at the ABA annual meeting this month, I offer 10 rules for staying out of trouble when using social media. General

10 Tips for Staying out of Ethical Trouble in Social Media

Media Law

Law.com has posted my latest column for Law Technology News , 10 Tips to Keep Social Networking in Line with ABA Ethics. With ethics and social media front and center at the ABA annual meeting this month, I offer 10 rules for staying out of trouble when using social media. General

Negotiation tips for Google Music CEO

Music Technology Policy

Now there are some people who think I am unduly harsh on Google, especially regarding their goals in music or as they might say, information written in that primitive code. I can't help noticing that those who think this do not appear to have been on the receiving end of Google's desire to organize that primitive information. Those who have don't feel that way.So we're going to be doing a few

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Negotiation tips for Google Music CEO

Music Technology Policy

Now there are some people who think I am unduly harsh on Google, especially regarding their goals in music or as they would say, information written in that primitive code. I can't help noticing that those who think this do not appear to have been on the receiving end of Google's desire to organize that primitive information. Those who have don't feel that way.So we're going to be doing a few

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Weekend Tips: Everlasting Moments, Greg in Hollywood

Thompson On Hollywood

Once in a rare moon you see a film made by a master auteur at the top of his game. At the Telluride Film Festival over Labor Day, Mike Leigh and I took the gondola up the mountain to see Jan Troell's Everlasting Moments.

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Tip to the National Portrait Gallery: Don't be nice

Music Technology Policy

Tip to the NPG: Sue. An excellent post on IPOsgoode about the dispute between the National Portrait Gallery and Wikipedia over the unauthorized use of NPG's digitized images: "In March, Wikipedia volunteer Derrick Coetzee was able to use special software to de-scramble the high resolution tiles thus allowing him to capture the whole portrait in high resolution. Coetzee was able to capture about 3,300 high-resolution images , which were then uploaded to the online encyclopedia Wikipedia."

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Advertise Like Santa Is Watching – 6 Holiday Advertising/Marketing Tips to Help You Stay Off The Naughty List

Broadcast Law Blog

We hope these tips will help you step into 2017 with the confidence that you have consigned any marketing legal pitfalls to the return bin. It’s the holiday season, and many of us are turning our thoughts to celebrating with friends and family. It is also high season for shopping, which means the airwaves, social media, websites and print pages are full of opportunities to buy, sell, and advertise.

Eater LA sorry for posting anonymous tip on bar, but can The Must track down tipster?

Copyrights & Campaigns

Today Eater LA apologized : We ran this tip without contacting the owners of the restaurant, who have since refuted the tip in its entirety. As I also said, Section 230 does not bar a defamation suit against whoever supplied Eater with the tip. Tuesday I posted about an item in LA food blog Eater LA that accused a bar called The Must of serving substandard cheese and " not adhering to simple food safety standards."

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The Licensing Plate: 10 Music Licensing Tips for Producers of Independent Films

Copyrights & Campaigns

A site called The Licensing Plate has an excellent list of tips for independent filmmakers to help them avoid the situation in which Nina Paley finds herself : her film completed, but unable to get distribution because she hasn't cleared the music, and reduced to pimping herself out (metaphorically, to be sure) via eBay. Among the tips: plan ahead, don't fall in love (with a particular piece of music), and ask questions.

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ABA Techshow 2010 – Roundup of Paperless Office Sessions

Cyberlaw Central

Lots of good tips and tricks came from this session. Nerino Petro and Ernie Svenson (Ernie the Attorney) did a fantastic job expanding on the insights from the first session with more practical tips and real-life examples. Good tips on creating and storing usable forms and research libraries were shared. Tags: Musings Practice Tips Techshow

“Sometimes you have to have tyranny to have freedom”

The Legal Satyricon

Hat Tip: Mr. DNA Filed under: awesomeness. Best trolling of the Orlando Police Department ever. awesomeness

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Tweets, Tunes and Trademark Audits – Entertainment Law Update Episode 94

Gordon P. Firemark

PRACTICE TIP: YES, THEY DO AUDIT TRADEMARKS NOW. PRACTICE TIP: YES, THEY DO AUDIT TRADEMARKS NOW. 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. Show notes are located at [link]. Here's what we talked about. BREAKING NEWS: CALIFORNIA’S LAW REQUIRING IMDB TO REMOVE AGE INFO STRUCK DOWN AS UNCONSTITUTIONAL.

How entertainment law influenced the modern lore of the vampire…

Gordon P. Firemark

Hat tip to Delicious.com user nooitmeere for tagging this story.

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Grow House Busted: Children Saved(?)

The Legal Satyricon

“We act upon every tip that we get. It makes us feel good that we are getting a steady amount of tips every [.]. Yesterday’s headline: “Police Bust Grow House in Henderson.” ” (source) Well, at least now the good people of the Las Vegas Valley are safer… The house is five houses down from a school. ass hat

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Awesome

The Legal Satyricon

Speaking of awesome, hat tip for this goes to the publisher of Siouxsie Law. Filed under: awesomeness.

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How do you Persuade Your Competitors and Colleagues to Comply with Copyrights and Contract Provisions? – Entertainment Law Asked & Answered

Gordon P. Firemark

OR, you could also find a copyright-friendly local reporter and anonymously tip him/her off when you suspect a show isn’t properly licensed. VIDEO: [link]. TRANSCRIPT: How do you persuade your competitors and colleagues to comply with copyrights and contract provisions?

Power Lawyers 2014: How to Divorce for Less Than $25 Million a Day (Guest Column)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Robinson offers five tips for getting through the unpleasant process without losing the house in Malibu, the private jet — and your mind. Hollywood divorce attorney Scott K.

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I Missed One, So Now It’s 31 States That Have Adopted Ethical Duty of Technology Competence

Media Law

A hat tip to William C. My post yesterday about Kentucky having adopted the duty of technology competence brought an email alerting me that Indiana had also adopted the duty, bringing the total to 31. The complete list of states that have adopted this duty can be found here. Wagner, partner at Taft Stettinius & […]. The post I Missed One, So Now It’s 31 States That Have Adopted Ethical Duty of Technology Competence appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites.

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Music Supervisor Joel C. High on how it gets done

Music Technology Policy

High (thanks to the Dean’s List for the tip An outstanding video on music supervision from Loyola University and music sup Joel C.

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Can an iPhone App Improve Your Legal Writing?

Media Law

The app consists of three sections — Legal Writing Tips, Legal Writing Checklist and Additional Resources — all aimed at providing advice and guidance on writing, editing and proofreading a legal document. Can an iPhone app improve your legal writing? Kathleen Vinson thinks so.

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Gordon Firemark presenting podcast law workshop

Gordon P. Firemark

My workshop is entited: “The Law and the Profits: Legal and Business Survival Tips for Podasters”. I’m speaking at Podcast Movement 2015! The conference is being held in Fort Worth, Texas July 30th through August 1st, and it’s a must-attend for podasting pros and beginners alike!

Is giving a Cop “the finger” Protected Speech?

Gordon P. Firemark

Hat Tip: Legal Blog Watch.). Flipping ‘the Bird’ Is Protected Speech : “A Federal Court in Pittsburgh ruled this week that A Pittsburgh motorist was exercising his constitutional right of free speech when he gave the finger to a police officer and another driver during an argument over a parking space. Not a good idea, but not a crime.

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Fair Use: Presidential Debate Footage – Entertainment Law Asked & Answered

Gordon P. Firemark

Educational, scholarly, critical criticism, commentary and other artistic or transformative uses will weigh in favor of fair use, while commercial or more verbatim copying will tip the balance in the other direction. AUDIO: TRANSCRIPT: [link].

How do you Persuade Your Competitors and Colleagues to Comply with Copyrights and Contract Provisions? – Entertainment Law Asked & Answered

Gordon P. Firemark

OR, you could also find a copyright-friendly local reporter and anonymously tip him/her off when you suspect a show isn’t properly licensed. VIDEO: [link]. TRANSCRIPT: How do you persuade your competitors and colleagues to comply with copyrights and contract provisions?

A must read: “Google are pussies”

Music Technology Policy

A truly outstanding and insightful article with a provacative title: “ Google Are Pussies “ hat tip to @lesliebap for pointing it out

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