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Who’s Responsible for Providing Disability-Related Workplace Accommodations to Temporary Employees?
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • July 25 2017

Many businesses use temporary workers placed by staffing agencies. But who is responsible when a temporary worker requests a disability accommodation


FCC Expands Video Description Requirements, but Only on Quarterly Hour Requirements
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2017

In a Report and Order released July 12, 2017, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) increased the amount of video described programming required


ShowMeTheMoney: Sofia Vergara’s Settlement of Social Media False Endorsement Lawsuit Highlights Modern Legal Issue
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • April 14 2017

Last month, Sofia Vergara, star of ABC’s Modern Family, reached a settlement in a lawsuit brought by the actress against beauty company Venus Concept


Claybrook v. American Broadcasting Company
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • October 25 2012

District court dismisses putative class action alleging racial discrimination in casting of shows The Bachelor and The Bachelorette, holding that First Amendment protects defendants’ casting decisions


Do you believe in miracles? Political fair use revisited
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • July 25 2011

Several months ago, we highlighted the Canadian Conservative party’s use of the Canadian Broadcasting Company’s copyrighted footage in political attack ads


Court of appeals throws out FCC fines in NYPD Blue case
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • January 4 2011

The Second Circuit Court of Appeals today issued a Summary Order vacating the $27,500 FCC fines imposed on a number of ABC television network stations in the Central and Mountain time zones which had aired, prior to the 10 PM safe harbor, an episode of the television program NYPD Blue on which a woman's bare buttocks were shown on screen


Australia Network contract out for competitive tender
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • December 14 2010

On 23 November 2010, Foreign Affairs Minister Kevin Rudd announced that the Federal Government would put a 10 year contract for the Australia Network up for competitive tender


Davis v. American Broadcasting Companies, Inc.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • August 4 2010

Court holds that the author of two action-mystery books about a modern-day warrior and protector named Ely Stone failed to state a claim for copyright infringement against ABC, the producers of “Eli Stone,” a comedy-drama television series about an attorney named Eli Stone, finding that the common elements between the two works are not protectible


FCC seeks comment on petition to amend retransmission consent rules
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • March 26 2010

Last Friday, the FCC's Media Bureau issued a public notice seeking public input on a petition, filed earlier this month by a coalition of cable and direct broadcast satellite service providers, that proposes reforms to FCC rules on the resolution of disputes that arise in connection with retransmission consent negotiations between multichannel video program distributors (MVPDs) and broadcasters


Comcast-NBC merger scrutinized at Senate hearing
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • March 19 2010

Comcast's proposed acquisition of a 51 controlling stake in NBC Universal was put under the microscope during a Senate Commerce Committee hearing