After weeks of back and forth, there appears to be no more bad blood between Taylor Swift and Apple. According to Forbes, the rift between the pop artist and the tech conglomerate began shortly after Apple CEO Tim Cook announced Apple would offer its own streaming platform, … [Read more...] about Taylor Swift Takes A Bite Out Of Apple
The First Amendment to Aid Copyright Enforcement?
According to the Hollywood Reporter, Rightscorp is a company that detects copyright infringement on behalf of companies like Warner Bros., by monitoring peer-to-peer file sharing. In March, John Blaha filed the suit that initiated the current class lawsuit against Rightscorp, … [Read more...] about The First Amendment to Aid Copyright Enforcement?
Hulu Wins Privacy Class Action
According to the Hollywood Reporter, on Tuesday Hulu was victorious in its four year class action lawsuit. The litigation centered on the Video Privacy Protection Act of 1988, which prohibits the disclosure of an individual's purchases or uses of audio visual materials. According … [Read more...] about Hulu Wins Privacy Class Action
Robin Williams’ Publicity Rights
As Williams' family continues to mourn his passing, an interesting twist in the division of Williams' property arose on Monday according to the Hollywood Reporter. In addition to providing for the distribution of his personal property, Robin Williams also establishes how his … [Read more...] about Robin Williams’ Publicity Rights
Fox’s Empire Trademark Suit
According the to the Hollywood Reporter, Fox filed a lawsuit on Monday seeking a declaratory judgment that will support its continued use of the title "Empire" for its television series of the same name. This trademark suit comes after the Network received demands from Empire … [Read more...] about Fox’s Empire Trademark Suit