DG Esq’s Monthly Recap 06/01/16 – Stories Relating to IP and Entertainment Law

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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: Beiber sued in Nashville for copyright infringement; Gawker lawsuit drama continues; former reality star sues Discovery channel; boycott over LGBT law impacts more than just music fans; Cannes less crowded because of social media; judge refuses to dismiss crowd-funder Star Trek film lawsuit; 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_lawgroup, 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. Some have links that will take you to their original sources, whether Mashable, Lexology, New York Times, ArtNews, and/or others. For some others you need to go directly to our Twitter account. 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!

  • Lawyer for Mexico drug lord demands payment from US networks
  • Protect Your Brand via Copyright
  • Global Brand Protection – A 50,000 Foot View
  • Circuits split on privacy rights for video views and third-party data sharing ‪http://ow.ly/v93w300KTcZ 
  • Justin Bieber, Skrillex sued in Nashville for copyright infringement
  • For Assistants in Prestige Fields, Overtime Rule May Alter Career Path
  • Don’t Hand Our TVs Over to Google
  • In the Hamptons, a Small-Town Paper Is a Beacon in the Mayhem
  • Gawker Case Calls Attention to a Go-To Hollywood Lawyer
  • One of the World’s Greatest Art Collections Hides Behind This Fence
  • A How-To Guide for Properly Disclosing Your Sponsored Posts
  • Fair Use In The Age Of Social Media
  • ‘Bad-ass lawyer’ can’t sue over parody Twitter account, appeals court says ‪http://ow.ly/GA7B300EcKX 
  • ‘Super lawyers’ and ‘rising stars’ are warned about accolade advertising ‪http://ow.ly/NiWO300Ecud 
  • Former Reality Star Sues Discovery Channel ‪http://ow.ly/OHJc300Ah8a 
  • Europe Calls for Netflix, Amazon Quota – Hollywood Reporter ‪http://ow.ly/wyIG300zASR 
  • Vincent Gallo sues Facebook over claimed refusal to deactivate imposter’s account ‪http://ow.ly/88JT300zAB1 
  • Judge OKs suit accusing Facebook of violating Illinois privacy law with its photo-tag technology ‪http://ow.ly/6NFX300zAl6 
  • Paramount Plays Leading Role in Battle Over Viacom
  • Boycott over LGBT law impacts more than just the music fans
  • Are YOU Hiring Robots Yet? | Global Sales Growth
  • ‪#PossibleWoman‪ Conference 2016 Recap: Dare to Win! @PossibleWoman (SPNSRD) http://ow.ly/oXqw300keQM 
  • How Social Media Has Become a Live Event Curator, Why Cannes is Less Crowded This Year
  • Art Museum Day: Free Admission to High Museum ‪http://ow.ly/iSKf300f56f 
  • Tidal, facing class action over Kanye tweet, probably not seeking long fight, attorney says
  • Judge Refuses to Dismiss Lawsuit Over Crowdfunded ‘Star Trek’ Film ‪http://ow.ly/wryI3006Lly 
  • Facebook Wins Legal Battle In China, Won’t Have To Share Name With Canned Food
  • How to Properly Wind Down Your Practice ‪http://ow.ly/DVVt3006JKi 
  • 41 Hollywood Producers Explain the Weird, Personal Origins of Their Company Names ‪http://ow.ly/v9853006EQA 
  • My awesome client – Kurt Thomas – New album release party – Nashville 6/6/16 ‪http://ow.ly/ZYM93005v9d 
  • Social Media Defamation: the ‪#creeper decision
  • Relativity Chief Dana Brunetti on Sean Parker’s Screening Room: It Should Go Even Further ‪http://ow.ly/4nqnrg 
  • Sean Penn Wins Apology from Lee Daniels in Defamation Settlement ‪http://ow.ly/4nqn5g 
  • 15 Reasons Why Clients Pay Us More than LegalZoom ‪@SparksLawyer ‪http://ow.ly/4nprlN 
  • The Digital Download – Alston & Bird’s Privacy & Data Security Newsletter
  • IoUC’s Monthly Recap (Apr. 2016) – Stories Relating to the Internet of Unintended Consequences ‪http://ow.ly/4nnVV8 
  • DG Esq’s Monthly Recap 05/01/16 – Stories Relating to IP and Entertainment Law ‪http://ow.ly/4nnInS 
  • Using freedom of speech in social media age ‪http://ow.ly/4nl1UJ 

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