2020 Year in Review
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WE NOW HAVE TRANSCRIPTS!

New Cases in November-December

AGREEMENT REACHED OVER STREAMING THEATER PERFORMANCES

PLATFORM LIABLE FOR USER COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT DUE TO FAILURE TO PAY $6.00.

NETFLIX SCORES EARLY WIN IN TIGER-KING LAWSUIT

COPYRIGHT TROLL ATTORNEY RICHARD LIEBOWITZ SUSPENDED FROM PRACTICE OF LAW

DESCENDIBLE  RIGHT OF PUBLICITY BECOMES LAW IN NY 

Links: 

Top Stories and Cases in Entertainment Law for 2020

COVID-19 SECTION

Covid Alleged to Cause Jury to Impact Damages

Warner Brothers shift to Same Day Film Releases on HBO Max (PLUS THEATERS MORE GENERALLY 126-125)

USPTO v. Booking 123

Stairway to Heaven/Led Zepplin 124, 119 “STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN”

Instagram Embedding  127, 123

  • Sinclair v. Ziff Davis LLC & Mashable.
  • Walsh v. Townsquare Media, Inc. 
  • Boesen v. United Sports Publications, Ltd.  
  • Sprecher v. Watson
  • O’Neil v. Ratajkowski et al

Links: 

Allen v. Cooper (Blackbeard’s Revenge) 119

https://www.scotusblog.com/case-files/cases/allen-v-cooper/

Fair Use Cases we’ve talkd about in 2020

  • Georgia Public Resource (SCOTUS)
  • Drake (USCOA 2nd Cir.) 
  • Tattoos (USDC S.D.N.Y.) 
  • Show Choir (USCOA 9th Cir.) 
  • Jersey Boys (USCOA 9th Cir.) 
  • Nikki Minaj (USDC C.D. CAL) 
  • Met “Frankenstein” Guitar (USDC S.D.N.Y.) 

2021 UPCOMING ISSUES 

  • Shape of Water
  • Google LLC v. Oracle America Inc.
  • Estate of Conan Doyle v. Netflix 123

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