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Does a local business need licenses from ASCAP, BMI and SESAC to play my radio or TV station on their premises?
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • July 9 2015

Twice this morning, I was faced with the question of whether a business needs a license to play a radio or TV station on their premises, once in a


The Southern District of New York finds play to be fair use parody of “Three’s Company”
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • July 8 2015

The Southern District of New York recently held that an off-Broadway play titled "3C," was a fair use parody of the 1970s television comedy series


Bieber, Usher and the Fourth Circuit dancing about architecture
  • Law Offices of Marc D. Ostrow
  • USA
  • July 8 2015

On a certain level, the June 18 decision from the Fourth Circuit in Copeland v. Bieber is fairly routine, with only the click-bait of pop star


Artists versus streaming servicesagain
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • July 7 2015

As shown in the now-famous exchange between Taylor Swift and Apple, artists have a lovehate relationship with music streaming services. Is the


Second Circuit aligning with the Ninth finds director’s contribution to film not independently copyrightable
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • July 7 2015

As filmmaking is a craft that requires creative contributions from multiple partiesfrom actors and directors to producers and cinematographersan


16 Casa Duse, LLC v. Merkin
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • July 6 2015

In matter of first impression, Second Circuit affirms ruling that director does not own copyright interest in film that he directed, because his


Blurred lines verdict shows importance of discovery
  • Graydon Head & Ritchey LLP
  • USA
  • July 2 2015

I found this New York Times interview of Robin Thicke kind of interesting. He talks a little about the verdict in the "Blurred Lines" copyright


The director’s cut out of the copyright by the Second Circuit
  • Law Offices of Marc D. Ostrow
  • USA
  • July 1 2015

In its June 29 opinion in 16 Casa Duse, LLC v. Merkin, the Second Circuit, citing the Ninth Circuit’s en banc decision in Garcia v. Google, held that


Understanding the murky state of the performance right in pre-1972 sound recordings Florida court rejects the right yet Sirius XM settles with the record labels
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2015

It’s another summer with music copyright issues hitting the press almost every day. Over the next week or two, we will try to catch up on some of the


Music streaming rights are included in ASCAP’s licenses
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • June 30 2015

The U. S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed a district court ruling that composers and music publishers cannot partially withdraw from