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Section 111 Compulsory License for Internet Streaming Still Up in the Air
  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • USA
  • April 28 2016

The fallout from the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. v. Aereo, Inc. remains unsettled almost two years after


Google Books project gets green light
  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
  • USA
  • April 27 2016

On April 18 2016 the Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal in Authors Guild v Google, thus leaving in place a lower court ruling that Google did


R.I.P. Prince
  • Graydon Head & Ritchey LLP
  • USA
  • April 22 2016

I commented today to a friend of mine (who hosts a radio show) that the death of Prince seems to be a bigger deal on social media than the death


Copyright Act Takes Priority Over Right of Publicity Claims
  • Offit Kurman
  • USA
  • April 21 2016

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit recently rejected an appeal of three former NFL players, who claimed the NFL’s use of their likeness


One for the history books
  • Paris Smith LLP
  • USA
  • April 20 2016

Yesterday, Google's prolonged legal battle with American organisation the Authors Guild came to an end with the US Supreme Court refusing to revisit


Foundation for the Lost Boys and Girls of Sudan v. Alcon Entertainment (N.D. Georgia, March 23, 2016)
  • Lane Powell PC
  • USA
  • April 18 2016

Rarely does one think of copyright issues surrounding how research is conducted for feature films that are based on real life events, but 54 Sudanese


Class Action Suit Challenges Copyright for “We Shall Overcome”
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • April 18 2016

Last week, the We Shall Overcome Foundation filed a complaint on behalf of a purported class challenging the copyright of "We Shall Overcome," the


Appeal of Public Performance Rights in Pre-1972 Sound Recordings Referred to NY State Court for Interpretation - What Issues Might Radio Broadcasters Be Facing?
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • April 14 2016

Pre-1972 sound recordings are back in the news. Yesterday, the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit decided to defer its consideration of an


California Resale Royalty Act Claims Dismissed as Preempted by Copyright Law, Despite 1980 Ninth Circuit Holding to the Contrary
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • April 13 2016

Just three months after the Supreme Court denied certiorari review of last year's Ninth Circuit decision finding California's Resale Royalty Act


“And if You Listen Very Hard” . . . Zeppelin Going to Trial in California
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • April 13 2016

Central District of California Judge Gary Klausner ruled the founders of rock band Led Zeppelin - and more particularly, front men Jimmy Page and