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Monday Morning JETLawg

On January 31, 2011 By JETLaw

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, [...]

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We all remember Jammie Thomas-Rasset, the first person to ever respond to an RIAA file-sharing lawsuit by going to trial, rather than settling for a few thousand dollars (as the vast majority of individuals sued by the RIAA typically do.) Well, the litigation continues, and the RIAA’s initial award of $1.92 [...]

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Proposition 8: Play Him Off, Keyboard Cat

On January 12, 2010 By Kevin Lumpkin

Remember Proposition 8? Back in 2008, California proved that even in a state where more than 14,000 people will cast a ballot for this guy (and a majority will vote for this guy), 52% of voters oppose gay marriage. Well, the law is now being [...]

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On Sunday, February 1, 2009, Michael Phelps admitted to “regrettable” behavior concerning the release of photos that showed the Olympian apparently smoking marijuana. These photos were released by the British tabloid News of the World and came from a cellphone video that was allegedly taken at a November 2008 party at the University [...]

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American Apparel, the increasingly omnipresent clothing company based out of Los Angeles, can’t seem to keep itself out of the courthouse. Its newest legal challenge is a lawsuit filed by legendary filmmaker Woody Allen, who is claiming that American Apparel used his image on billboards and in Internet advertising without his [...]

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