Twenty-five years ago tomorrow, the storied Pokémon franchise began with the Japan release of Pocket Monsters Red and Green on the Game Boy. Many of us recall playing classics like Pokémon Red/Blue/Yellow, Gold/Silver/Crystal, and others through the years. When I initially went … [Read more...] about Career Spotlight – Jennifer Liu, Chief Legal Officer, The Pokémon Company International, Inc.
On November 2nd, 2020, Justice Andrew Nicol of the High Court of England and Wales handed down judgement in Depp II v News Group Newspapers Ltd & Anor  EWHC 2911 (QB) with the world watching. In what is arguably the largest and most high profile case since the … [Read more...] about On Stranger Tides: What effect will Depp’s loss in the UK courts have on his claim against Heard in the States?
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