DG Esq’s Monthly Recap 5/01/15 – 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 week’s stories cover many issues including: musician union sues studios; Lifetime wins murderer life right’s lawsuit; Twilight parody case nears settlement; music label sues Iggy Azalea; Miami artist sues Apple; cartoon class action lawsuit tossed; “Blurred Lines” verdict dissected; Russian artists self-censor; 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, 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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