JERSEY BOYS’ USE OF THE ED SULLIVAN CLIP QUALIFIES AS A FAIR USE
Plaintiff SOFA Entertainment, owner of the licensing rights to the “Ed Sullivan Show”, was attending the Broadway show Jersey Boys when he noticed that a seven second clip from the “Ed Sullivan Show” appeared in the show. The Jersey
VEOH WINS AGAIN…
Another battle in the war between file-sharing websites and the the music and film studios. Veoh Networks, owner and operator of the ‘Veoh’ media-hosting website, has won its latest battle against Universal Music Group. Universal had filed suit for
ANCHORS AWAY! NO MORE SAFE HARBORS FOR PRE-1972 SOUND RECORDINGS!
Ahoy! Calling owners of copyrights in sound recordings fixed prior to February 15, 1972! According to the New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division in its April 23, 2013 decision (UMG Recordings, Inc. v. Escape Media Group, Inc.), it’s going to
The Second Circuit’s March 8, 2013 decision has swank shoe designer Christian Louboutin (and likely the rest of us) seeing RED. Back in September, the Second Circuit “kicked” out the District Court’s ruling that a single color could never serve as