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New York Court Finds Warhol Series To Be Fair Use Of Prince Photograph
Earlier this month, in The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. v. Goldsmith, No. 17-cv-2532 (S.D.N.Y. July 1, 2019),
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30 Jul 2019
Three Point Shot - June 2019
For those of us of a certain age, the song "Super Bowl Shuffle" and associated music video, which featured members of the championship
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16 Jul 2019
Increasing Health Awareness Through Hip Hop Music
In recent years, increased transparency into the nutritional value of our food has enabled consumers to make more informed decisions on their own eating habits, knowing that their
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4 Jul 2019
The Lynyrd Skynyrd Texting Case: Spoliation And Non-Party Texts
It was a tragedy. The 1977 plane crash that killed Ronnie Van Zant and Steven Gaines almost ended the band Lynyrd Skynyrd forever. In the wake of the crash, the survivors swore an oath never again to perform as "Lynyrd Skynyrd."
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22 Feb 2018
Madonna And Warner Music Beat Copyright Suit Over Song Sample
We represented Madonna, Warner Bros. Records and WB Music in a lengthy copyright lawsuit, culminating in the Ninth Circuit's affirmance of the dismissal of plaintiff's sampling copyright infringement claim.
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8 Jun 2016
Spotify, NMPA Accused Of A Concerted Effort To Taint The Class Pool
The litigation alleges that Spotify infringed putative class members' mechanical rights for registered musical compositions by unlawfully reproducing and distributing copyrighted musical compositions...
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11 May 2016
It’s A Complete Red Haring: Court Dismisses Wide Ranging Art-Authentication Lawsuit Against Keith Haring Foundation
Art is no stranger to great controversy, although the arbiters of art world disputes are usually critics and artists rather than federal judges.
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19 Mar 2015
Second Circuit Rules Digital Music Downloads Are Not Public Performances Under the Copyright Act
The Second Circuit recently held that the download of a digital file containing a musical work is not a "public performance" of the underlying work, and therefore that online music vendors need not obtain or pay for public performance licenses for their distribution of – and their customers’ use of – digital music files.
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19 Oct 2010
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