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December 2015
Over the last several posts (check them out in The Hollywood Lawyer blog!) we have discussed and highlighted parts of your Feature Actor’s Agreement (FAA) that help you understand the basics of your negotiations and deal.  This week, in the final post in this series, we will review what we have covered and conclude our...
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In a case that has been brewing since 2013, “Blurred Lines” has finally received its judgment to the sum of millions. As a refresher, singers Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams were sued by Marvin Gaye’s family for copyright infringement with their song “Blurred Lines,” claiming it was too musically similar to Gaye’s classic, “Got to...
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Way back at the beginning of summer, we discussed how a law was being considered in the UK to make transferring music from CDs to digital files illegal– see “UK Might Say Nay, Not OK to CD Transfers.” Well, now it’s been officially decreed by the British High Court that one cannot legally transfer digital files....
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