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Paul McCartney Seeks to Reclaim Rights to Beatles Songs Under the Copyright Act
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • January 19 2017

Sir Paul McCartney aims to reclaim his rights to popular Beatles songs in a complaint filed yesterday. The complaint seeks a declaratory judgment


Ceci n’est pas une Prince: Richard Prince Appropriates and Repurposes Himself
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • January 18 2017

Richard Prince, the (in)famous appropriation artistand not an infrequent subject of this blogis once again in the news. This time, it’s not because


John Wiley & Sons, Inc. v. Kirtsaeng
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • January 9 2017

On remand from U.S. Supreme Court’s 2016 decision on attorneys’ fees in copyright cases, district court again denies book reseller’s request for


NY Common Law Does Not Provide Creators With Control Over Public Performances of Pre-1972 Sound Recordings
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • January 4 2017

On December 20, 2016, the New York Court of Appeals (New York’s highest court) issued a landmark state copyright law decision, holding in response to


New York Court of Appeals Says No Common Law Public Performance Right For Pre-1972 Sound Recordings
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • January 3 2017

On December 20, 2016, the New York Court of Appeals, the highest court in the state, held that no common law public performance right exists for


Flo & Eddie, Inc. v. Sirius XM Radio, Inc.: The New York Court of Appeals Conducts an Inquiry Into the Past and the Future of State Copyright Law
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • December 29 2016

Sirius XM Radio received an early present for the holidays: On Dec. 20, the New York Court of Appeals issued an opinion addressing a question


2016: The Year in Review
  • Verrill Dana LLP
  • USA
  • December 29 2016

In case you missed it, here are some notable items from 2016 concerning sweepstakes, contests, and related promotional matters: Influencers, Native


Tresona Multimedia, LLC v. Burbank High School Vocal Music Association
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • December 22 2016

District court holds that director of school show choir that inspired TV series "Glee" is


Ruling against Duran Duran highlights the importance of foreign law advice
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • December 22 2016

Duran Duran’s loss of a recent High Court case emphasises the importance of taking foreign law advice when dealing with IP rights that exist outside


New York’s Landmark Ruling on Pre-1972 Sound Recordings Brings Digital Music Providers Holiday Cheer and Leaves Recording Artists with a Lump of Coal
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • December 22 2016

On Dec. 20, 2016, the New York Court of Appeals issued its decision in Flo & Eddie, Inc. v. Sirius XM Radio, Inc.,1 holding, by a 4-2 vote, that New