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Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P
In Warner Chappell Music, Inc. v. Nealy, 601 U.S. ___ (May 9, 2024), the U.S. Supreme Court held that the Copyright Act's three-year statute of limitations does not limit...
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
Many of you probably listen to podcasts on various topics, from politics to art, history to religion, from technology to health and fitness, from comedy shows to how to become a CEO...
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP
In a move to protect music artists and their fans (among a host of additional event presenters), both Maryland (MD) and Minnesota recently passed groundbreaking legislation aimed at bringing transparency...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Under the Copyright Act, a plaintiff must file a suit for infringement of copyright "within three years after the claim accrues." 17 U.S.C.§507(b).
Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan
For many years, practitioners have assumed that a plaintiff's damages in a copyright infringement action are limited to damages that accrued within three years of the filing of the lawsuit.
Harness IP
In Warner Chappel Music, Inc., v. Sherman Nealy, [22–1078] (May 9, 2024), the Supreme Court finally clarified copyright's 3-year statute of limitations (17 U. S. C. §507(b))...
Stites & Harbison PLLC
The Lanham Act bars the registration of similar trademarks (or "marks") that are likely to cause confusion with existing marks registered with the United States Patent and Trademark Office ("USPTO").
Venable LLP
In late March, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee signed into law the Ensuring Likeness Voice and Image Security Act of 2024—known as the "ELVIS Act"—making Tennessee the first state to address...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Universal Music Group (UMG) has reached a new licensing deal with TikTok, allowing the platform's users to once again access content from UMG's vast catalog of recordings and songs.
Pryor Cashman LLP
Pryor Cashman Partner Ilene Farkas, co-chair of the Litigation and Music Groups, was profiled in's "How I Made Practice Group Chair" series.
Cowan Liebowitz & Latman PC
For copyright infringement cases involving musical compositions, courts and juries are often tasked with determining whether two songs are "substantially similar,"...
Jackson Lewis
SXSW is widely known for celebrating the convergence of tech, film, music, education, and culture. Selected to participate in this premier event, the Jackson Lewis Technology industry group...
Pryor Cashman LLP
Pryor Cashman Partner James Sammataro, co-chair of the Music Group and Media + Entertainment Litigation Practice, has been recognized in Variety's 2024...
Venable LLP
With decades of experience assisting nonprofit clients with copyright issues, we periodically like to offer refreshers on key copyright issues and highlight current trends we see nonprofit...
Pryor Cashman LLP
Pryor Cashman Partners Ilene Farkas, James Sammataro, Frank Scibilia, Benjamin Semel, Brad D. Rose, and Donald Zakarin were all recognized in Billboard's 2024 list of "Top Music Lawyers."
Gamma Law
Intellectual property licensing is a complex but lucrative process for creators and rights holders. When a TV show, movie, or video game is adapted from an existing work like a novel or comic book
Romano Law
Much like any creative pursuit, podcasting comes with its own set of legal intricacies. Before you press record, it's essential to grasp the legal framework...
Holland & Knight
Tennessee's Ensuring Likeness Voice and Image Security (ELVIS) Act explicitly includes a person's voice as a protected property right for the first time, with "voice" being defined broadly...
Capes Sokol
Whether you are a content creator, musical artist, or someone like me who often (shamelessly) finds themselves mindlessly scrolling through social media platforms during their free time...
K&L Gates
The European Commission Fines Apple EUR 1.8 billion for Abusing Its Dominant Position in the Music Streaming Sector...
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