• Features

    Perspective on Impact of COVID-19 on Entertainment Industry

    Stan Soocher

    Leslie José Zigel, Chair of the Entertainment, Media & Technology Group at Greenspoon Marder offers his thoughts on entertainment industry issues arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • Features

    Counsel Concerns: COVID-19’s Impact On Sports Lawyers

    Patrick Smith

    While every industry is dealing with massive upheaval as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, few are as visible as sports and entertainment. While many who practice in this area anticipate a slowdown in overall legal work, certain pockets of work are being pushed to the forefront, creating demand for the services these attorneys provide.

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  • Features

    TRO Bid in Arts Case Results in COVID-19 Rebuke from Judge

    Jenna Greene

    At this moment in COVID-19 time, if your case involved stopping the sale of counterfeit unicorn products on the Internet, sorry, that wouldn’t be an emergency. That was the message from U.S. District Judge Steven C. Seeger, in a decision denying a request for a temporary restraining order filed on behalf of Art Ask Agency, the exclusive licensee for the fantasy art of British artist Anne Stokes, who is popular among the Dungeons and Dragons crowd.

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  • Features

    UMG Defense Lawyers Discuss Ruling in Artists’ Suit Over Warehouse Fire

    Jenna Greene

    In April, a U.S. District Judge tossed a six-count, $100 million-complaint against Universal Music Group that was filed after a 2008 warehouse fire that reportedly destroyed master recordings. The class action was originally brought by or on behalf of recording artists. After the ruling, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher partners Scott Edelman and Deborah Stein and associate Nathaniel Bach, who served as defense counsel in the litigation, discussed the case.

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  • Features

    Defending Suits Brought By Copyright Trolls

    Nancy J. Mertzel

    An overview of copyright troll litigation and explores potential litigation strategies for responding to troll cases.

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  • Columns & Departments

    Bit Parts

    Stan Soocher

    Copyright Termination Claims Found Timely, But Loan-Out Companies Can’t Terminate Copyright Assignments
    Judge Unhappy With Damon Dash’s Trial Behavior
    New York Federal Court Sees No Copyright Infringement or False Endorsement in Use of Mural in Film

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