Unraveling the threads of Fair Use and how recent legal rulings threaten documentary filmmakers.  Join Scott Hervey and Jamie Lincenberg as they dissect the Tenth Circuit’s Impact on filmmaking in this episode of ‘The Briefing.’ Continue Reading The Briefing: Filmmakers Express Concern Over Impending Death of ‘Biographical Anchor’ Fair Use Basis

In this episode of the Briefing by the IP Law BlogScott Hervey and Josh Escovedo provide an update on a copyright lawsuit against model Emily Ratajkowski, for sharing images taken of her by paparazzi on her social media accounts.
Continue Reading The Briefing by the IP Law Blog: This Lawsuit Could Change Paparazzi Mood Forever – An Update on the Ratajkowski / Paparazzi Copyright Lawsuit

In this week’s episode of The Briefing by the IP Law Blog, Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss lawsuits over identifiable tattoos on professional athletes featured in video games, and who owns the copyright to body art.
Continue Reading The Briefing by the IP Law Blog: Tattoos, Videogames, and Lawsuits: Who Owns the Copyright on Athletic Ink?

In this week’s episode of The Briefing by the IP Law BlogScott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss the Ninth Circuit Ruling on the trademark aspects of Dr. Seuss “mashups.” They also provide a recap of last week’s episode, which covers the copyright aspects of the case.

Continue Reading The Briefing by the IP Law Blog: Dr. Seuss Sets Photon Torpedoes on Star Trek Mashup in 9th Circuit Appeal (Part Two, Trademark)

In this episode of The Briefing by the IP Law BlogScott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss the Ninth Circuit Ruling on the copyright aspects of Dr. Seuss “mashups.” In the second episode of this two-part series, they discuss the trademark aspects of this case.
Continue Reading The Briefing by the IP Law Blog: Dr Seuss Sets Photon Torpedoes on Star Trek Mashup in 9th Circuit Appeal (Part One, Copyright)