DG Esq’s Weekly Recap 12/03/12 – Stories Relating to IP and Entertainment Law

Welcome to our weekly 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: Oscar nominations & studio strategies; Rebranding Spanish-language TV; DVR’s & low TV ratings; Supreme Court & human gene patents; 50 Shades of Grey porn adaptation sued by Universal; Oksana sues William Morris Agency; Celebrity name use not transformative; and more.

These are some of the articles, reports, posts, etc. that caught our attention this week.  We originally send them out through our twitter account @dg_iplaw_edge, 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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