Loren Cheri Shokes received her J.D. from Harvard Law School (2017), her B.A., summa cum laude, from the University of California, Los Angeles (2013), and is the author of Life After Death: How to Protect Artists’ Post-Mortem Rights, 9 Harv. J. Sports & Ent. L. 27 and Note, … [Read more...] about Music, Fashion, Sports, and Entertainment Amidst the Pandemic: About the Author
On Thursday, October 29th, 2020, JSEL sat down with a legendary practitioner in the entertainment industry — Bruce Tobey, head of the Entertainment and Media Practice at O’Melveny and Myers. Mr. Tobey is a highly regarded entertainment transactions lawyer with more than a … [Read more...] about Interview with Bruce Tobey, Head of O’Melveny’s Entertainment and Media Practice
Disney has unleashed a wave of takedown notices targeting vendors who are selling merchandise featuring “Baby Yoda,” the viral breakout character from its new streaming series, The Mandalorian, on DIY sales site, Etsy. The studio becomes the latest company to struggle to protect … [Read more...] about Disney Extends “Baby Yoda” Infringement Battle on Etsy Website
August was dominated by reports that Spider-Man would be leaving the Marvel Cinematic Universe following an impressive theatrical run of the newest movie “Spider-Man: Far From Home.” Spider-Man’s possible departure is due to Disney and Sony failing to reach an agreement on … [Read more...] about Spider-Man: Where is Home As Sony/Marvel Compete Over Rights
Last week, a Los Angeles Superior Court judge denied a motion for summary judgement submitted by Stranger Things creators, Matt and Ross Duffer, in a breach of implied contract suit filed by independent filmmaker Charlie Kessler. Kessler claims the Duffers stole the idea for … [Read more...] about Who Owns the Concept for Netflix’s Stranger Things?