The Briefing: Navigating the Legal Risks for Brands in Social Media Marketing – Part 2
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by Scott Hervey and Jessica Marlow
4d ago
Safeguard your brand in the world of social media marketing, from IP infringement risks to FTC guidelines compliance.  Scott Hervey and Jessica Marlow from Weintraub Tobin continue the discussion on legal risks brands face in part 2 of our social media marketing series on “The Briefing.” Make sure to catch Navigating the Legal Risks for Brands in Social Media Marketing – Part 1. Watch this episode on the Weintraub YouTube channel here or listen to this podcast episode here ..read more
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The Briefing: Navigating the Legal Risks for Brands in Social Media Marketing – Part 1
The IP Law Blog
by Scott Hervey and Jessica Marlow
1w ago
Delve into the legal terrain of influencer marketing from IP infringement risks to FTC guidelines compliance.  Scott Hervey and Jessica Marlow from Weintraub Tobin navigate the complexities of brand deals with expert insights on safeguarding your brand partnerships on this episode of “The Briefing.” Watch this episode on the Weintraub YouTube channel or listen to this podcast episode here ..read more
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The Briefing: Defamation by Docudrama – Inventing Anna (ARCHIVE)
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by Scott Hervey
2w ago
In this archive episode of “The Briefing“, Scott Hervey discusses a defamation dispute between Rachel Williams – a victim of con artist Anna Sorokin – and Netflix, over her portrayal in the docudrama “Inventing Anna.” Watch this episode on the Weintraub YouTube channel or listen to this podcast episode here ..read more
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Unraveling the Statute of Limitations in Copyright Infringement Cases
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by Scott Hervey and Jamie Lincenberg
2w ago
In the realm of copyright law, determining the scope of damages and the applicability of the statute of limitations remains a contentious issue. The Supreme Court case of Nealy v. Warner Chappell Music (argued before the Court in February of this year) promises to shed light on this matter, grappling with the question of how far back a plaintiff can seek damages in a copyright infringement case. This pivotal legal battle has significant implications for copyright holders, defendants, and the broader creative industry landscape. Sherman Nealy, a music producer, initiated the lawsuit against War ..read more
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The Briefing: Truth Maybe Crazy, But Truth Just Got Kanye West Out of a Defamation Case
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by Scott Hervey and Eric Caligiuri
3w ago
Discover how truth became the ultimate defense in the legal battle between Cynthia Love and Kanye West. Join Scott Hervey and Eric Caligiuri from Weintraub Tobin as they unpack the court’s ruling on whether displaying historical footage amounts to defamation on this episode of ‘The Briefing’. Watch this episode on the Weintraub YouTube channel or listen to this podcast episode here ..read more
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The Briefing: The Patent Puzzle: USPTO’s Guidelines for AI Inventions
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by Scott Hervey and Eric Caligiuri
1M ago
Can AI inventions be patented?  Scott Hervey and Eric Caligiuri explore recent USPTO guidance on patenting AI-assisted inventions in this episode of The Briefing. Watch this episode on the Weintraub YouTube channel or listen to this podcast episode here ..read more
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Authors Get Mixed Results With Initial Skirmish in OpenAI Lawsuit
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by James Kachmar
1M ago
OpenAI, Inc. develops artificial intelligence software involving large language models (“LLM”) known as ChatGPT.  In 2023, several authors, including the comedian Sarah Silverman, filed putative class action lawsuits alleging various copyright infringement claims. On February 12, 2024, a District Court in the Northern District of California issued its Order and ruled on the OpenAI defendants’ motions to dismiss various claims in the two pending putative class action lawsuits. The plaintiffs in the two lawsuits alleged similar claims against the OpenAI defendants, specifically asserting cl ..read more
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The Briefing: How Far Back Can You Go: Supreme Court to Decide Circuit Split on Recovery of Copyright Damages
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by Scott Hervey and Jamie Lincenberg
1M ago
How far back can a plaintiff recover damages in a copyright infringement case?  Scott Hervey and Jamie Lincenberg discuss this contested copyright law question in this installment of “The Briefing” by Weintraub Tobin. Watch this episode on the Weintraub YouTube channel or listen to this podcast episode here ..read more
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Important Notice Regarding the Corporate Transparency Act Filing Requirements (Updated 3/4/2024)
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by Intellectual Property Group
1M ago
UPDATED 3/04/2024 On March 1, 2024, a lower Alabama federal court held that the Corporate Transparency Act, which requires certain businesses to file a BOI Report with FinCEN that includes information about their beneficial owners, is unconstitutional. Importantly, this ruling DOES NOT affect the legal obligation of entities formed in California, Nevada, or Delaware (among other states) to file their BOI Report within the timeframes specified in the chart below at this time.  We are monitoring the development of this and similar court actions across the nation and will continue ..read more
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Writers, Actors, AI: The AI Centric Changes to the WGA and SAG Agreements
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by Jamie Lincenberg and Scott Hervey
1M ago
Delve into the new WGA and SAG contract provisions relating to AI. Scott Hervey and Jamie Lincenberg tackle the terms and changes in this installment of “The Briefing” by Weintraub Tobin. Watch this episode on the Weintraub YouTube channel or listen to this podcast episode here ..read more
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