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Marvin Gaye Co-Writer Getting it on Again
  • Graydon Head & Ritchey LLP
  • USA
  • August 10 2016

The heirs of Ed Townsend have filed a lawsuit against Ed Sheeran claiming that Sheeran's hit "Thinking Out Loud" infringes on the Marvin Gaye hit


DOJ Rejects Modifications of ASCAP, BMI Consent Decrees
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • August 10 2016

On August 4, 2016, the Department of Justice (DOJ) rejected changes to the 1941 consent decrees with ASCAP and BMI. These decrees have been in place


Skidmore v. Led Zeppelin
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • August 8 2016

District court rejects music publisher’s request for nearly $800,000 in attorney’s fees and costs as prevailing party in copyright dispute over Led


Making the Creative Commons Smarter
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • August 8 2016

Standardization of contractual terms is key for digital rights management, something that the Creative Commons organization figured out in the open


Copyright - Blurring the Lines
  • KISCH IP
  • USA
  • August 8 2016

There are very few people who are not aware of the iconic melody of the piece of music commonly known as "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" that was made


Heard on ALL THINGS CONSIDERED: “Why Taylor Swift is Asking Congress to Update Copyright Laws”
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • August 8 2016

NPR’s Laura Sydell highlights a push by major artists to revamp the DMCA safe harbor, and we briefly explore whether there may be technological


DeVito Artworks LLC v. Legendary Pictures LLC
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • August 5 2016

In dispute over pitch for television series about origins of King Kong, Superior Court holds that plaintiff’s implied contract with makers of “Kong:


DOJ Recommends No Changes in ASCAP and BMI Consent Decrees, And Requires Full-Work Licensing - How It Affects Music Users
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • August 5 2016

The DOJ yesterday issued its long-awaited review of the ASCAP and BMI antitrust consent decrees. We wrote about the issues raised by the DOJ in its


Picturing the Commons
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • August 5 2016

Earlier this week we posted a story briefly exploring the history of copyright and the commons, as a companion piece to a post about creating a new


Copyright Office Outlines Concerns With Set-Top Box NPRM in Letter to Congress
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • August 5 2016

Writing to House members, U.S. Copyright Registrar Maria Pallante warned that the FCC's plan to spur competition in the cable set-top box market by