Tag Archives: YouTube

A Look at Micro-Licensing Via Fair Use & De Minimis Use

Guest Blog by Alexander Speer, Summer Intern In the wake of the new media era and mass online distribution, companies specializing in so-called micro-licensing have quickly sprung up. These companies patrol the Internet for use of their members’ copyright protected material, and provide their members the ability to receive monetary compensation for use of their

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Book Review: Blockbusters by Anita Elberse

Book Review: Blockbusters: Why Big Hits – and Big Risks – are the Future of the Entertainment Business by Anita Elbe’s I often remind my clients that there is a 95% failure rate in the arts & entertainment industry. I don’t tell them this to discourage them. I tell them this to build up their perseverance

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DG Esq’s Monthly Recap 7/01/15 – Stories Relating to IP and Entertainment Law

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: how TV won the Internet; Salcedo’s political art at the Guggenheim; PBS & Ben Affleck trouble; YouTube no longer the

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