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Foster Garvey
NIL continues to captivate headlines as athletes forge ahead with profit-churning ventures while still in school thanks to the NCAA's new rules.
Pryor Cashman LLP
Hans H. Hertell, a partner at Pryor Cashman and a member of the firm's Media + Entertainment and Intellectual Property Groups
Foster Garvey
Tina Turner signed the rights of her iconic music catalogue spanning 60 years, including her name, image and likeness to a German music company, BMG.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Political candidates have long used pop songs in their visual and audio campaign materials. For example, anytime I hear Katy Perry's hit song "Roar," I am reminded of Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential run.
Foster Garvey
There is that sweet sound of music as Universal Music Group's IPO debuted as the largest in the history of the music business, with the listing on Euronext Amsterdam valuing the company at more than $53 billion.
Foster Garvey
Apple has announced it has created a new process that can properly identify rights holders of the music used in DJ mixes and will be able to directly pay them.
Foster Garvey
With crypto investment frauds on the rise, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission sent a warning to investors and published an investor alert listing out possible signs of a scam.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
This is an update to our prior post on the Second Circuit's important fair use ruling in Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. v. Goldsmith, 992 F.3d 99 (2d Cir. 2021).
Foster Garvey
"Whose job is in Jeopardy?" Mike Richards may be an appropriate answer. Sony announces that he will be dropped as Executive Producer of the program on the tails of stepping down as a host.
Pryor Cashman LLP
On August 24, the Second Circuit issued its amended decision in Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts v. Lynn Goldsmith et ano.
Foster Garvey
With celebrities continuing to pad their bank accounts through endorsement deals, some questions remain:
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Alex Lawrence spoke to Washington Internet Daily about internet service providers (ISPs) facing a growing number of lawsuits by music labels accusing them of complacency in battling piracy by their subscribers.
Foster Garvey
Beyoncé's announcement of building a hemp farm (together with a honey farm) brings the perceived health benefits of CBD even further into the mainstream.
Cowan Liebowitz & Latman PC
Biz Markie (born Marcel Theo Hall), popularly known as hip-hop's clown prince, passed away on July 16, 2021 at the age of 57. Biz's innovative beats and lovably goofy lyrics left their mark ...
Foster Garvey
As the pandemic continues, the question arises: Could celebrities be the key to getting the country vaccinated?
Foster Garvey
Emerging trends are showing signs of change in the sponsorships and endorsement markets...
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
In December, news broke that Bob Dylan had sold his entire songwriting catalog. While Dylan isn't the only songwriter to ink this sort of deal recently...
Foster Garvey
Just months after breathing life into to the "Sports & Entertainment Spotlight," I am (well, my wife is) giving birth to a new creation — a baby boy. As such, I will be taking a break from the usual commentary...
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
July 26, 2021 – In a decisive victory for longtime client Phillips Auctioneers, Hughes Hubbard defeated a lawsuit brought by a China-based art collector alleging that the eminent auction house breached the parties' settlement agreement.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Nollywood, as Nigeria's movie industry is widely known, has grown in leaps and bounds since the acclaimed 1992 home video movie, "Living in Bondage".
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