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Posts from ‘May, 2014’

MGM Takes a Beating

Remembering now that I had wanted to mention to you the Supreme Court’s recent copyright ruling in Petrella v. MGM.
The case is just out last week and quite important. It involved the heir to one of co-writers of the three works giving rise to the film “Raging Bull.” I say three [...]

Zombie Concerts

So I’m thinking of presenting a talk about the copyright/right of publicity interplay. Think the Tupac hologram at Coachella from a few years back, or the more recent Michael Jackson appearance, using similar post-mortem technology.
These appearances are interesting to me because of the interplay between copyright and right of publicity. Consider [...]

A Debt of Gratitude to Southwestern

I received a request through LinkedIn to write a review of my law school, Southwestern. Just wrote/posted it and thought I’d share a copy with you. It is here:
I have a great fondness for, and owe a debt of gratitude to, Southwestern. I also have a unique perspective with respect to the [...]