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Understanding music royalties Congressional Research Service releases summary of the law, while DOJ asks for more comments on ASCAP and BMI consent decree reform
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • September 30 2015

The legal issues surrounding the use of music in broadcast and digital media is one of those topics that is usually enough to make eyes glaze over

The case of Prince, a dancing baby and the DMCA takedown notice
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • September 28 2015

In 2007, Stephanie Lenz posted a 29-second video to YouTube of her baby dancing in the kitchen with Prince's "Let's Go Crazy" playing in the

Minimizing risk when delegating company social media activities. Use of images
  • Law Office of Joy R Butler
  • USA
  • September 20 2015

Communicate to freelancers and staff that all company social media postings should respect others’ intellectual property rights. Ensure that

The Dancing Baby grooves to mixed victory in the Ninth Circuit: court holds that DMCA takedown notices require consideration of fair use
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • September 15 2015

Behind the scenes of the Internet's current swirl of memes, mash-ups, and other viral content is a massive system of takedown notices and

DMCA takedowns require consideration of fair use
  • Banner & Witcoff Ltd
  • USA
  • September 15 2015

September 15, 2015 The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has held that copyright holders must at least consider fair use before issuing a

The DMCA through the ‘Lenz’ of fair use: the Ninth Circuit finds fair use analysis required before sending a DMCA takedown notice
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • September 15 2015

Yesterday the Ninth Circuit issued an opinion in the heavily followed “dancing baby case,” holding that copyright owners must consider an alleged

Copyright owners must weigh fair use before DMCA takedown, 9th Circuit holds
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • September 15 2015

A three-judge panel for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held on Sept. 14, 2015, that a copyright owner must consider whether a third

What a Dancing Baby can teach us about sending a takedown notice
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • September 15 2015

In his latest Mini Mini Law Lesson, Brian Heidelberger, chair of Winston's advertising, marketing, and privacy law practice, explains what a dancing

Ninth Circuit: copyright owners must consider fair use defense before sending takedown notices
  • Cooley LLP
  • USA
  • September 15 2015

On September 14, 2015, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held that parties who send "takedown notices" under the authority of the Digital Millennium

Lenz v Universal Music Corp
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • September 14 2015

Appellee Stephanie Lenz uploaded to YouTube a 29-second home video of her two children in the family kitchen dancing to Prince’s song “Let’s Go