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Venable LLP
With decades of experience assisting nonprofit clients with copyright issues, we periodically like to offer refreshers on key copyright issues and highlight current trends we see nonprofit...
Pryor Cashman LLP
Pryor Cashman Partners Ilene Farkas, James Sammataro, Frank Scibilia, Benjamin Semel, Brad D. Rose, and Donald Zakarin were all recognized in Billboard's 2024 list of "Top Music Lawyers."
Gamma Law
Intellectual property licensing is a complex but lucrative process for creators and rights holders. When a TV show, movie, or video game is adapted from an existing work like a novel or comic book
Romano Law
Much like any creative pursuit, podcasting comes with its own set of legal intricacies. Before you press record, it's essential to grasp the legal framework...
Holland & Knight
Tennessee's Ensuring Likeness Voice and Image Security (ELVIS) Act explicitly includes a person's voice as a protected property right for the first time, with "voice" being defined broadly...
Capes Sokol
Whether you are a content creator, musical artist, or someone like me who often (shamelessly) finds themselves mindlessly scrolling through social media platforms during their free time...
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
On January 12, 2021, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia awarded a group of music recording companies (the plaintiffs) a $1 billion verdict against Cox Communications (Cox).
Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan
The Supreme Court recently heard argument in a case that stands to have significant implications for the scope of damages available in a copyright case.
Davis+Gilbert LLP
The 2024 awards season has been filled with snubs, influencers on the carpet, groundbreaking wins and acceptance speeches that have echoed throughout Hollywood.
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
On February 21, 2024, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in Warner Chappell Music, Inc. v. Nealy, a case focusing on the availability of damages for copyright infringement.
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Artificial Intelligence Practices and Law Will Continue to Develop. We expect the industry focus on AI that began in 2023 will become even more pervasive in 2024.
Mayer Brown
Plaintiffs' counsel have launched a wave of lawsuits against New York venues and ticket platforms, invoking a recently-enacted provision of New York's Arts...
Ford & Harrison LLP
Phish fans were in for a very special treat at the band's recent New Year's Eve 2023 concert at Madison Square Garden. For the first time in 29 years, the band played its Gamehendge set in full...
Davis+Gilbert LLP
If alarm bells were already ringing in the music business, they grew deafening when the AI-generated track "Heart on My Sleeve" made headlines in April of 2023.
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP
With the Super Bowl quickly approaching, brands, advertisers, influencers and die-hard fans are getting ready for the big game.
Polsinelli LLP
Whether or not you are a TikTok user, you have likely heard about how the platform allows creators to combine music clips with original content to create viral videos.
Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti
The Copyright Act provides that, in the case of musical works, the copyright owner has the exclusive right to perform the work Publicly.
Romano Law
As uses for artificial intelligence continue to develop, so too do public concerns about their more nefarious applications. Since at least 2017, voices and images of celebrities...
European Union
K&L Gates
The European Commission Fines Apple EUR 1.8 billion for Abusing Its Dominant Position in the Music Streaming Sector...
The European Commission has fined Apple more than €1.8 billion ($2 billion) for allegedly abusing its dominant position in the market for the distribution of music streaming apps...
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