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DOJ Reviewing Paramount Consent Decrees
What are known as the "Paramount Consent Decrees" have governed the manner in which film studios have distributed films to movie theaters for 70 years.
United States
15 Aug 2018
The Oscars Tragedy And You
I watched in anticipation Sunday night as the of the best movie of the year was about to be revealed.
United States
1 Mar 2017
2015 Legislative Highlights – Liquor, Gaming, And Entertainment
The Nevada State Legislature timely concluded the 2015 session on June 1. Here is a summary of some of the important legislation affecting the liquor, gaming, and entertainment industries in the state.
United States
4 Jun 2015
Blockbusters, Behemoths, And In-Betweeners – The Changing Entertainment Business
What are the most notable recent changes and trends in the entertainment business?
United States
18 Aug 2014
You Are Too Beautiful – Photoshop And Advertising
An article in Fashionista this week raises a provocative issue.
United States
13 May 2014
Whose Motion Picture Is It Anyway -- Does The Actress Own The Motion Picture?
It was the casting call that would make her name known, but it didn't bring the kind of fame for which she was hoping.
United States
9 May 2014
Sherlock Holmes And The Public Domain
Over his illustrious 125-plus-year career, Sherlock Holmes has captured the public's imagination by catching thieves, stopping assassins, and breaking up spy rings.
United States
17 Feb 2014
Is The Doctor On TV Playing The Part Of Your Doctor?
Real and fictional doctors have been staples of television for decades. Viewers can tune in and listen to remedies offered by The Doctors, Dr. Drew on Call, and The Dr. Oz Show, among many other real and fictional healthcare providers.
United States
3 Feb 2014
Happy Birthday To You - Who Will Celebrate The Song’s Copyright?
The Guinness Book of World Records said that "Happy Birthday to You" is the most recognized English-language song.
United States
17 Jul 2013
Fifty Shades Of Grey And Fan Fiction: Do You Own Your User-Generated Content?
The book series Fifty Shades of Grey and social media user "terms of service" might not seem to naturally intersect.
United States
18 Mar 2013
Artists, Lawyers, And Specialness
Artists have one thing that many others don't have: What they do, how they think, and what they create is imbued with creativity and specialness.
United States
25 Jan 2013
"Running On Empty"? - Jackson Browne Files Suit Against John McCain
Singer and songwriter Jackson Browne is not amused that his song "Running On Empty" has been used in a television commercial for John McCain and against Barack Obama.
United States
22 Aug 2008
Ripping DVDs May Never Be The Same Again
Just when you thought it might be safe to rip DVDs for use on your personal video player, the motion picture studios have filed a federal lawsuit in New York to put an end to such practices.
United States
30 Nov 2006
Perspective: Child´s Play On The Internet?
Many parents worry that their children spend too much time on the Internet, fearing they might view inappropriate content or be contacted by unsavory characters. My hunch is that far fewer have ever considered that they might get sued for the online misbehavior of their kids.
United States
12 Oct 2006
Perspective: A Picture Paints a Thousand Words in Court
Demonstrative evidence can make a difference in court--and in recent times, judges have grappled with the technology that can be employed to present such evidence to juries.
United States
30 May 2006
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