Using short clips in educational video – Entertainment Law Asked & Answered

Gordon P. Firemark

I may use 7-10 different clips from 7-10 different movies or videos, small 15-30 second portions. I would only use the video as I would transform the video with legal examples. Now I did a video a while back in which I explain how Fair Use works… And it’s at.

Posting Cover Videos of Songs – Entertainment Law Asked & Answered

Gordon P. Firemark

Can you cover a song and post a video of it on your YouTube or Facebook? So, a Facebook group I’m part of has had a lively discussion going about covering songs and posting videos of their versions on YouTube and Facebook. AUDIO: TRANSCRIPT: [link].

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Food Network Sued Over Snow Globe Cupcakes How-To Video

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Lists of ingredients aren't protected by copyright, but recipe how-to videos might be. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television THR Online Food Network

Music Rights in Video of Play – Entertainment Law Asked & Answered

Gordon P. Firemark

Scott asks a tricky question about music rights for video of a stage production… Hi, I’m attorney Gordon Firemark, and this is Asked and Answered, where I answer your entertainment law questions, to help you take your career and business to the next level.

How To Get Permission to Use a Song in a Film or Video – Entertainment Law Asked & Answered

Gordon P. Firemark

Music Rights – How do you get permission to use a song in your video or film? So, in a previous Asked and Answered session, I talked about fans making cover videos and posting them on Youtube and Facebook. AUDIO: TRANSCRIPT: [link].

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Hulu Beats Big Privacy Lawsuit Over Video Viewing Disclosures

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Those suing under the Video Privacy Protection Act can''t establish that Hulu knew what Facebook might do with information being shared. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Tech Business THR Online

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TMZ Beats Jared Leto's Lawsuit Over Taylor Swift Curse Video

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

A judge concludes the actor never owned the video. The videographer did and transferred rights to the gossip site. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Music Business THR Online

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Jared Leto Aims to Save Lawsuit Against TMZ Over Video Posting

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The actor and musician disputes the contention he doesn't own the video where he curses Taylor Swift. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Music Business THR Online

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ABC Hit With Copyright Suit Over Paparazzo's Anthony Weiner Video

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

A photographer says his 2013 video of Anthony Weiner was used by ABC without his permission. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television THR Online

FCC Regulation of Internet Video? – Dates Set for Comments on Treating Over-the-Top Video Providers like Cable and Satellite TV

Broadcast Law Blog

Whether to treat Internet video providers by the same rules that apply to cable and direct broadcast satellite systems is the subject of a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking released by the FCC just before Christmas, notice of which was published in the Federal Register today , setting the comment dates on the proposal. But just what video would be covered by the FCC’s proposal? Who says that the Internet is not regulated?

Pharrell Williams' Contentious 'Blurred Lines' Testimony Unsealed (Exclusive Video)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The Hollywood Reporter obtained exclusive footage of both Williams and Robin Thicke in their taped testimonies. read more. THR, Esq. THR, Esq. Music Music Business THR Online Robin Thicke Pharrell Williams

Judge: Beyoncé Video Game Lawsuit Can Move Forward

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Eriq Gardner Singer says she isn't to blame for pulling out of the motion-sensing dance video game, "Starpower: Beyoncé." Music Music Beyonce Video Gamesread more. THR, Esq.

Netflix Wants to Change Law Against Revealing Video-Viewing History

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

edit@hollywoodreporter.com (Eriq Gardner) Netflix lobbies for change of Video Privacy Protection Act. Meanwhile, company faces developing class action lawsuit for violating VPPA. read more. THR, Esq. Tech Tech Business Netflix

Viral Videos: Money to Be Made, But First a Trip to the Courthouse

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Two companies that bring viral videos to broadcasters are now involved in a high-stakes lawsuit that rips the lid off of the behind-the-scenes arms race happening.

Jury Trial to Weigh Disney World Misadventures, Dropped iPhones and Other Viral Videos

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

A YouTube channel's use of crazy videos is set to become the first big copyright trial of 2016. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Tech Business THR Online

Video Site Is On Mission to Help Everyone Understand the Law

Media Law

The video site TalksOnLaw describes itself as on a mission to help everyone better understand the law. To that end, yesterday it launched a new feature, TOL Briefs, which are short videos of five minutes or less designed to explain legal issues to the public. The post Video Site Is On Mission to Help Everyone Understand the Law appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites.

Kanye West's "Famous" Video Is Infamous, But Will Any Celebrity Dare Sue?

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Yeezus, Kim Kardashian sued over what? The Supreme Court may tackle what what? Ray J better be prepared for what what what? read more. THR, Esq. Music Television Music Culture Business Billboard Kanye West

FTC Settles With Machinima Over YouTube Videos of Influential Gamers

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The videos touted Xbox games without revealing paid endorsements. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Tech Business THR Online

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Megaupload Drops Lawsuit Against Universal Music Over Viral Video (Exclusive)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Eriq Gardner Amid a criminal case that forced the shutdown of Megaupload, the company has dismissed UMG from a lawsuit over a video that showed many stars endorsing the site.

Tacky Lawyer Video Du Jour: Bully Lawyer

Media Law

Like the Nilan Johnson video I wrote about before, here is an attempt at humor that fails miserably. I guess so, given this video and his URL of bullylawyer.com. General video

Major Record Labels Sue Over Ripping Audio Tracks from YouTube Videos

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The target is a German company that is the "chief offender" of stream ripping, but the lawsuit also demands an order against third parties. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Music Tech Business THR Online

Controversial Video Shows Superstar Recording Artists Singing the Glories of File-Sharing (Video)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Eriq Gardner Kanye West, Kim Kardashian, Jamie Foxx, and others come to the support of Megaupload, a copyright target of the RIAA and MPAA. read more. THR, Esq. Music Music Tech Alicia Keys Chris Brown Kanye West Kim Kardashian Lil Wayne Mary J. Blige P. Diddy Snoop Dogg Will.i.am

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In Possible First, New Lexis Advance CivPro Practice Guide Includes Embedded Videos

Media Law

In what it says is an industry first for a legal research platform, LexisNexis today is launching a multimedia civil procedure practice guide within Lexis Advance that includes not only text but also a series of more than 150 short videos embedded within the content. The post In Possible First, New Lexis Advance CivPro Practice Guide Includes Embedded Videos appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites.

How to get your music into film, TV, Video Games, etc.

Gordon P. Firemark

If you’ve wondered how composers and songwriters get noticed, and have their music licensed for use in movies, on television, in video games, and other media, you’re not alone. The post How to get your music into film, TV, Video Games, etc.

Megaupload's Viral Music Video Is Back on YouTube as Dispute Raises New Issues

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Eriq Gardner Universal Music Group says it doesn't need takedown notices to remove videos from YouTube, pointing to its contract with the video-sharing service as the method by which a controversial video starring recording artists and celebrities endorsing Megaupload was taken off the site.

Germany bans Beyonce video over underwear copyright claim (video)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

By Eriq Gardner We're not sure what's more scintillating — that a German court has banned Beyonce's video for "Video Phone" because she is wearing copyrighted underwear or that in defending the video, Sony tried to invoke Pablo Picasso.

Video: Legal Ethics and Social Media

Media Law

” His idea was for me to record four brief video segments in which I answer questions he would have put to me had I been present. He would then play my video during the panel, in place of the real me. ” General legal ethics video

'Madden NFL' Creator Loses Appeal Over Video Game Royalties

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Electronic Arts gets the win because Robin Antonick failed to introduce source code at trial to show how later versions of game were similar to his original. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Tech Business THR Online

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Is Apple's iPad Copied from '2001: A Space Odyssey'? (Video)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Eriq Gardner Samsung defends itself against Apple's patent claims by citing "prior art" in Stanley Kubrick's 43-year-old film. read more. THR, Esq. Tech Tech Apple Steve Jobs 2001: A Space Odyssey

Universal Settles Home Video Royalties Lawsuit for $26 Million

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The studio is the first to settle the dispute numerous other studios face from similar lawsuits. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies Business THR Online NBCUniversal Universal Pictures Universal Studios Home Entertainment

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Judge Slams Attorneys in 'South Park' 'What What (In the Butt)' Copyright Lawsuit (Video)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Eriq Gardner Viacom is awarded $30,000 in attorneys fees in case over fair use of Samwell's viral music video and harshly criticizes the plaintiff for bringing the lawsuit.

HBO Endures Harrowing Opening to Defamation Trial With Intense Video Images

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

In opening arguments, Mitre''s lawyer says HBO duped a Nobel Peace Prize winner; he calls Bernie Goldberg "substantially clueless" and shows the jury a six-minute video of a dying baby.

Samsung's Super Bowl Ad Makes Fun of NFL Trademarks (Video)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Meanwhile, some attorneys debate whether it's permissible whether advertisers can use "Super Bowl" in commercials. read more. Super Bowl 2013 THR, Esq. Television Tech Super Bowl Business

Video: The Legal Ethics of Friending on Facebook

Media Law

” (For more on why I did these videos, see my first post in the series.). General legal ethics video

Tattoo Artist Sues Over Copycat in 'UFC Undisputed' Video Game

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Video Games THR, Esq. Chris Escobedo identifies the tattoo on UFC Welterweight Champion Carlos Condit as his own, and says it is protected by copyright. read more. Style Tech Business

Video Game Streamer Twitch Sues Over Bots Artificially Inflating Broadcasters' Popularity

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The gamer-watching platform says it needs to protect a "fair playing field." read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Tech Business THR Online

Asked & Answered – How to license film and video clips?

Gordon P. Firemark

In this video, Entertainment Lawyer Gordon Firemark answers a question about licensing film and video materials for online use. This question and answer brought to you by: Asked & Answered – How to license film and video clips?

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Court allows video gamer to argue he is addicted to Lineage II

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

By Eriq Gardner A federal judge in Hawaii is allowing a video gamer to tell a jury about the severe withdrawal he suffered after being booted from the MMORP game Lineage II. Craig Smallwood, representing himself in court, sued NCSoft, Tags: Decisions Roundup Litigation Video Games

Video game designer-turned-space traveler awarded $28 million by jury

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

By Eriq Gardner Famed video game designer Richard Garriot has just taken one hell of a trip. Tags: Decisions Roundup Labor Video Games Two years ago, the man behind blockbuster role-playing games Ultima and Tabula Rasa spent $30 million of his own money to be a.

EMI Sues Over Def Jam Rapstar Video Game

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Eriq Gardner The complicated business of a video game that features rap songs. read more. THR, Esq. Music Music Tech Business

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