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Author’s Family Gets an Early Christmas Gift and Wins Back Rights to Song
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • February 11 2016

Back in October, the Second Circuit reversed a district court’s ruling that the heirs of John Frederick Coots, the author of the song “Santa Claus is


Copyright and Trademark Case Review
  • Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
  • USA
  • February 10 2016

The US Supreme Court granted certiorari without comment. The question presented in the petition for certiorari is “What is the appropriate standard


Copyright and Social Media: A place for comment, sharing, and fair use?
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • February 9 2016

In the coming days, a trial is set to begin in the Southern District of New York in the case of North Jersey Media Group Inc. v. Jeanine Pirro. The


To Be or Not to Be Is Internet Streaming a "Cable System" Under the Copyright Act?
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • February 8 2016

On November 12, 2015, a D.C. federal judge ruled in Fox Television Stations, Inc. v. FilmOn X LLC that the FilmOnX Internet streaming service is not


And Then What Happened? Catching Up With Prior Stories
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • February 8 2016

On January 13, 2016, numerous news outlets reported that SoundCloud had entered into a multiyear license agreement with Universal Music Group


Play Fair: Authors Guild Seeks Supreme Court Review of Second Circuit's Fair Use Decision Favoring Google Books
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • February 8 2016

On December 31, 2015, The Authors Guild filed a petition for writ of certiorari with the U.S. Supreme Court seeking the Court's review of the Second


The King and his (tattoo artist’s) copyright
  • MARQUE Lawyers
  • Australia, USA
  • February 5 2016

We're not talking about a boring old monarch - we're talking the King: LeBron James, the 2nd GOAT and the Cleveland Cavaliers' best hope of winning


Copyright, Content, and Platforms - This Week’s Odds and Ends
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • February 5 2016

Copyrights in Tattoos? Can tattoos be copyrighted? That will be the central question in a new lawsuit filed by Solid Oak Sketches, which brought a


Artists and Auction Houses Declare Victory Over California Artists’ Resale Royalties Statute
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • February 4 2016

Artists and auction houses both declared victory on January 11 when the U.S. Supreme Court denied certiorari in a case concerning the


Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now . . . Third Circuit Affirms Arbitrators' Ruling In Favor Of Song Writing Duo
  • Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC
  • USA
  • February 4 2016

"Singer-songwriters John Whitehead and Gene McFadden were an integral part of the Philadelphia music scene in the 1970s." So begins the decision by