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, Where did that music come from

Where did that music come from

            When someone says anything about the law, many people automatically jump to thoughts of the criminal law process or legislation.  But there is a whole section of intellectual property law devoted to entertainment...

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, Do actors’ have a copyrightable interest in film?

Do actors’ have a copyrightable interest in film?

 In a recent 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision filed on February 26, 2014, the court ordered YouTube to take down an anti-Muslim video. In correspondence to the decision, many lawyers are thinking that...

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, 3 Strikes…You’re Out?

3 Strikes…You’re Out?

  Last February, the Copyright Alert System (CAS), or the “six strikes” program, went into effect. The program is an agreement between the major media companies and the major Internet service providers[1] (ISPs) to...

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, To compete or not to compete? That is the question.

To compete or not to compete? That is the question.

            In the recent Illinois Federal Court case of Montel v. Miessen , Chief Judge Ruben Castillo of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois validated a non-compete clause in which...

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Duty to Read Your Contract?

            I am sure at least once in our lives we have been guilty of skimming through the pages upon pages of terms and agreements before signing or checking the “I agree to the...

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