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Copyright Litigation Blog · 1Y ago

Copyright Law: Sound Engineer's Claim of Music Ownership Time-Barred

SECOND CIRCUIT - COPYRIGHT LAW - COPYRIGHT OWNERSHIP - SOUND RECORDINGS - ACCRUAL OF COPYRIGHT OWNERSHIP CLAIMS - ATTORNEYS FEES - MUSIC LAWIf you think you are a co-owner of a copyrighted w...
Copyright Litigation Blog · 1Y ago

Copyright Law: Seventh Circuit Slaughters True Crime Writer On Motion To Dismiss

Copyright Litigation Blog · 1Y ago

Copyright Law: What the Practitioner Needs to Know - Sign Up Today!

 $245Live Broadcast on May 5, 2016This course covers the fundamentals of what a lawyer needs to know to identify, register and make claims to copyrighted materials, how to identify and negot...
Copyright Litigation Blog · 1Y ago

Copyright Law In Cleveland's Kitchens: Sixth Circuit Says Recipe Book Not Copyrightable

In Tomaydo-Tomahhdo, LLC v. Vozary, --- Fed.Appx. --- (6th Cir. October 20, 2015), the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit considered the claims of a Cleveland restaurant To...
Copyright Litigation Blog · 1Y ago

Are The Turtles Certifiable? Music Industry To Litigate Pre-1972 Public Performance Right @ New York Court of Appeals In Albany

On April 13, 2016, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit "certified" the question of whether New York common law provides a right of public performance to owners of pre-1...
Copyright Litigation Blog · 1Y ago

Can Copyright Law Stop an Abusive Blogger From Attacking Her Landlord?

In  Katz v. Google, 802 F.3d 1178 (11th Circuit September 17, 2015),  the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals said "no".In this case, a photographer in Israel took what the 11th Circuit assume...
Copyright Litigation Blog · 1Y ago

Designer Catfight: Will SCOTUS Tackle Warring Cheerleaders?

Copyright Litigation Blog · 1Y ago

Copyright Litigation By The Numbers: Over One Million Views & Strong International Audience

 Some time in late 2015, the Copyright Litigation Blog broke the one million page view barrier as tracked by Google Analytics.   Today the number is 1,113,489.  If you google "copyright liti...
Copyright Litigation Blog · 1Y ago

Copyright Law & Sports: Football Players Can't Stop NFL From Distributing Films Of Performances

EIGHTH CIRCUIT - COPYRIGHT LAW - RIGHT OF PUBLICITY - PREEMPTION - LIVE PERFORMANCES - UNFAIR COMPETITION - LANHAM ACTDo former NFL football players have the right to stop the NFL from distr...
Copyright Litigation Blog · 1Y ago

Copyright Law & Feature Films: Screenwriter's Copyright Infringement Claim Trumped By Film Producer's Lawsuit

SECOND CIRCUIT - FEATURE FILMS - SCREENPLAYS - DECLARATORY JUDGMENTS - COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT - ATTORNEYS FEES - HISTORICAL EVENTSLet's say you want to release a film based on true historica...