DG Esq’s Monthly Recap 01/01/16 – Stories Relating to IP and Entertainment Law


Happy 2016! Welcome to our monthly recap of stories relating to intellectual property (including copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, etc.) and entertainment law – art, animation, television, film, digital games, etc. This month’s stories cover many issues including: hashtags & trademarks; 100 years of law at the movies; Hollywood’s top 10 legal disputes of 2015; Bluebook’s copyright clash; hip hop stars files SCOTUS amicus brief; Zooey Deschanel sued by ex-manager; Legal Ink Magazine articles; and more.

These are some of the articles, reports, posts, etc. that caught our attention this month. We originally send them out through our twitter account @dg_iplaw, so follow us to get them as we find them. But many of them are such great resources we don’t want you to miss them, so we’ve decided to put them as a weekly recap. The links will take you to their original sources, whether Mashable, Lexology, New York Times, ArtNews, and/or others. Enjoy and let us know some of the stories you’ve found interesting this week. Just share in the comments below. Have a great week!

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