- Journal Archives
- Volume 17
- Volume 16
- Volume 15
- Volume 14
- Volume 13
- Volume 12
- Volume 11
- Volume 10
- Volume 9
- Volume 8
- Volume 7
- Volume 6
- Volume 5
- Volume 4
- Volume 3
- Volume 2
- Volume 1
In the news. . .
Viacom agrees to pay $1.75 million for class action copyright suit related to BET’s failure to obtain proper “sync” licenses for its programs.
Mobile Resource Card, a financial services company, is suing the Kardashian sisters for walking away from a deal for prepaid celebrity-endorsed debit cards, asking $75 million in damages.
Ten years later, Napster loses again in court.
Google takes position on file-sharing by filtering out piracy-related keywords from auto-complete feature of its search engine.
Kesha’s former management company wants lawsuit against her to proceed quickly, fearing the star is a one-hit wonder who will run out of cash.
Music business ally heads to Washington as Obama nominates the litigator who killed Grokster the solicitor general of the United States.
Japan’s highest court doesn’t buy “Sony Rule” modification arguing for fair use of “place-shifting” of television shows over the Internet.
Twitter sued by VS Technologies for alleged patent infringement of the company’s “method and system for creating an interactive virtual community of famous people.”
Your personal, private data pays for the “free” Facebook and Google time.
Former Kansas University consultant pleads guilty to wire fraud for $2 million dollar ticket scalping scandal.
Tagged with: auto-complete • Barack Obama • BET • career • celebrities • class action • contracts • copyright • courts • creative content • data • debit cards • entertainment • Facebook • fame • file sharing • film/television • financial • Google • government • grokster • intellectual property • internet • Japan • Kansas • Kardashian • Kesha • lawsuits • management • media • Mobile Resource Card • Monday Morning JETLawg • music • Napster • one-hit wonder • patents • piracy • place-shifting • privacy • progress • Publicity • publicity rights • search engine • social networking • solicitor general • Sony Rule • sports • sync license • technology • ticket scalping • Twitter • Viacom • VS Technologies
Recent Blog Posts
- Revolution or Ruse: Wu-Tang Clan’s 88-Year Hold on the Commercial Release of Once Upon a Time in Shaolin
- Harper Lee’s Real Estate Attorney Becomes Her Literary Agent
- FAA’s Launches Proposed Rule for Commercial Drones
- Heirs to Hawaii Five-0 Theme Allege Copyright Infringement
- Cell Phones, Privacy and the Unclear Scope of the Fourth Amendment
- Safety First: String of Sexual Attacks by Ride-Sharing Drivers Prompts Congressional Action
Tagsadvertising antitrust Apple books career celebrities contracts copyright copyright infringement courts creative content criminal law entertainment Facebook FCC film/television financial First Amendment games Google government intellectual property internet JETLaw journalism lawsuits legislation media medicine Monday Morning JETLawg music NFL patents privacy progress publicity rights radio social networking sports Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) technology telecommunications trademarks Twitter U.S. Constitution