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The U.S. entertainment industry should know about the astounding contractual protections the EU just guaranteed for authors and performers.

European Union, USA - June 9 2019 I can’t be the only U.S. lawyer who tends to tune out when hearing about legal developments in Europe. But I recently zoomed in on a set of provisions…

Service of process via NFT airdrop? So cool! But I have questions…

USA - July 20 2022 I’ve now seen two instances of courts authorizing service of legal process though the delivery—or “airdropping”—of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) to the…

NFTs x Entertainment Litigation: Miramax Sues Quentin Tarantino Over Pulp Fiction NFT Drop

USA - November 18 2021 On November 16, 2021, Miramax filed a complaint against Quentin Tarantino in the Los Angeles federal court. Miramax alleges that Tarantino’s planned…

Celebrity tattoo artist Kat Von D sued for inking Miles Davis design? Tats crazy!

USA - February 9 2021 In a complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, photographer Jeffrey Sedlik has accused celebrity tattoo…

Dr. Seuss/Star Trek Mash-Up Not Fair Use, Ninth Circuit Rules

USA - December 20 2020 On December 18, 2020, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held that an unpublished comic book mash-up launching the crew of the Star Trek…