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Mayer Brown
Plaintiffs' counsel have launched a wave of lawsuits against New York venues and ticket platforms, invoking a recently-enacted provision of New York's Arts...
Ford & Harrison LLP
Phish fans were in for a very special treat at the band's recent New Year's Eve 2023 concert at Madison Square Garden. For the first time in 29 years, the band played its Gamehendge set in full...
Davis+Gilbert LLP
If alarm bells were already ringing in the music business, they grew deafening when the AI-generated track "Heart on My Sleeve" made headlines in April of 2023.
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP
With the Super Bowl quickly approaching, brands, advertisers, influencers and die-hard fans are getting ready for the big game.
Davis+Gilbert LLP
Sony Music Entertainment alleges Ofra Cosmetics used Sony recordings without permission in over 300 influencer and brand videos on social media.
Polsinelli LLP
Whether or not you are a TikTok user, you have likely heard about how the platform allows creators to combine music clips with original content to create viral videos.
Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti
The Copyright Act provides that, in the case of musical works, the copyright owner has the exclusive right to perform the work Publicly.
Romano Law
As uses for artificial intelligence continue to develop, so too do public concerns about their more nefarious applications. Since at least 2017, voices and images of celebrities...
Romano Law
Generative AI companies have been repeatedly sued by various creators and content owners alleging that their ingesting millions of copyrighted works without to train their applications...
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
You have to tip your hi-hat to Eddie Lee Richardson, a/k/a Hotwire the Producer, a/k/a the plaintiff in this case. When he was 16 years old, Richardson created "*Hood* Pushin' Weight" ("HPW")...
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
Last Fall in this space, we discussed the U.S. Copyright Office's AI Initiative launched in early 2023. Among other things, the Initiative's portal compiles registration decisions...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
NKS Distributors, the well-known alcohol distributor, is now taking credit cards. "Credit card payments are an option," ..
Bass, Berry & Sims
In an article for The Hollywood Reporter, Bass, Berry & Sims attorneys Tatjana Paterno, Layna Deneen, Emily Burrows, Paige Mills and Megan Smit examine the influence of artificial...
Romano Law
The music publishing industry experienced a significant shift with the emergence of the various Hipgnosis funds, a related group of companies that has been making headlines for its ambitious catalog acquisitions.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
So, it is happening. The animated short "Steamboat Willie," which was released in 1928 and features an early version of Mickey Mouse, will enter the public domain in the United States on January 1, 2024...
Romano Law
It's no secret that a well-chosen soundtrack can be a key component to a successful social media post. But, Sony Music's recent lawsuit against OFRA Cosmetics and its collaborating...
Scarinci Hollenbeck LLC
The New York City Musical and Theatrical Tax Credit Program was established to help the theater industry recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Withers LLP
A Californian ruling blocking the resale of an Academy Award may bring clarity over transfer of ownership of living artists' work...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Our guest today is Damien Riehl, vice president and Solutions Champion at vLex, a platform using artificial intelligence solutions to streamline workflows and provide lawyers with greater access...
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
Halloween is supposed to be spooky, but this year, Ofra Cosmetics got quite the fright.
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