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Entertainment Law Update Podcast Episode 6

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by Tamera H. Bennett Once again, my thanks to entertainment attorney Gordon Firemark for asking me to co-host the Entertainment Law Update Podcast.  Episode 6 is available for downloading here. Make sure to take a look at the show notes, which I have summarized below.

  • Noonan v. Staples -  Jury: Truthful E-Mail Sent About Fired Staples Manager Wasn’t Libelous
  • Disney settles with Luxo over the Luxo Jr. Lamp
  • Carly Simon is suing her record label & starbucks over poor marketing of record
  • FTC New Guidelines For Bloggers
  • Vent v. Mars Snackfood U.S., LLC -- idea submission case in New Jersey
  • The Weinstein Co. v. Smokewood Entertainment: Decision reached in “Push” case regarding writing required to transfer exclusive rights.
  • Jon Gosselin has countersued TLC
  • California’s new anti-paparazzi statute
  • Beatles music catalog finally available online.. but is it legal?
  • Radio Station liable for wrongful death of contestant
  • ASCAP lost Public Performance lawsuit on ringtunes; ASCAP and BMI may bring case for Public Performance in film/tv downloads
  • Copyright Termination of Transfers under §203 and §304.
  • Celebrity Identity Theft with guest Samantha Rothaus.