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Happy Film Friday folks! Film studios and trade associations are under siege in a lawsuit aiming to ban tobacco imagery in; “G,” “PG,” and “PG-13” rated films. The complainants in the suit attribute “smoking-related” deaths to the film industry. In a recent turn of events, the defendants recently filed a motion seeking to end the lawsuit with an...
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Parodies in Comedy In last week’s post, we discussed the law as it related to Fair Use and examined a common area where fair use applies–parodies in music.  Weird Al Yankovic became famous by creating parodies from popular music, but that’s not the only way that an artist can seek to play fair game.  Satiric...
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