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While hearing January 2019 oral arguments before it, the U.S. Supreme Court sounded inclined to resolve a circuit courts’ split over copyright registration procedures against copyright holders. In Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corp. v. Wall-Street.com, 17-571, four justices suggested that the text of the federal Copyright Act requires holders to formally obtain registration from the Copyright Office before proceeding with infringement suits.
By Stan Soocher
A Q&A with Entertainment Lawyer Leslie Zigel
By Karen Hoffman Lent and Kenneth Schwartz
In June, the DOJ announced its plans to review the two music-licensing antitrust consent decrees that have been in place, in some shape or form, for almost 80 years. Due to this newly initiated review, the competitive mechanisms that dictate how music is broadcast, streamed or played live could drastically change.
By Charles Toutant
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit tossed out an injunction against sales of a book by Commerce Bank founder Vernon Hill II even after finding that the work infringed on a manuscript copyright owned by TD Bank.
A look at moves among attorneys, law firms, companies and other players in entertainment law.