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Performance rights broadcasters to pay?
  • Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter
  • USA
  • July 29 2015

Who gets paid when music is played across radio airwaves? Producers, composers, lyricists, labels, performers, who? Wellthis is a messy question


No copyright in individual contributions to a film
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 29 2015

Citing the U.S. Court of Appeals Ninth Circuit’s recent en banc decision in Garcia v. Google (IP Update, Vol. 18, No. 6), the United States Court of


Could the Bieb be a copyright infringer?
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 29 2015

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit vacated a district court decision dismissing a copyright infringement claim in a case involving a


A compulsory license for internet TV platforms to retransmit broadcast TV? One US District Court considering FilmOnX seems to think so
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • July 21 2015

Over-the-top video systems, using the Internet to transmit over-the-air TV signals to consumers, are back in the news. Last week, a US District Court


Fox Television Stations, Inc. v. FilmOn X, LLC
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • July 20 2015

District court holds that Internet television streaming service is eligible for compulsory licenses under 111 of Copyright Act because it


Creative use of the California Anti-SLAPP statute to idea submission claims: stay tuned
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2015

The Purge is a motion picture in which a fictional U.S. government has established an annual twelve hour period called "the purge" in which all crime


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


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