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IMDb Fights Back on Age Censorship Law
IMDb Fights Back on Age Censorship Law

As of January 1, 2017, entertainment employment service providers like IMDB are required to remove age and birthday information upon request of their subscribers. Assembly ...

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Jared Leto v. TMZ: The Copyright Battle Continues
Jared Leto v. TMZ: The Copyright Battle Continues

Late last year, TMZ got their hands on a video of Jared Leto bashing Taylor Swift. Leto didn’t like the bad press he received from ...

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Cirque du Soleil’s Steel Dream is a Legal Nightmare for Justin Timberlake
Cirque du Soleil’s Steel Dream is a Legal Nightmare for Justin Timberlake

Cirque du Soleil sued Justin Timberlake last week, alleging that the singer, along with his writers, producers and recording company, “sampled” a portion of Cirque’s ...

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From Kesha’s Legal Battle to Lady Gaga’s Oscar Performance: a Prediction about the Battle against Sexual Harassment
From Kesha’s Legal Battle to Lady Gaga’s Oscar Performance: a Prediction about the Battle against Sexual Harassment

Money will always prevail. In my opinion, the battle against sexual harassment will not be won in a courtroom. It’s a battle we will continue ...

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Producer Threatens CHIRAQ: Copyright Violation or Publicity Stunt?
Producer Threatens CHIRAQ: Copyright Violation or Publicity Stunt?

Recently, with CHIRAQ gearing up for its December 4th debut, producer Roderick Powell accused Spike Lee of copyright infringement, claiming that Lee’s new film has ...

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The Netflix Tax that Broke the Camel’s Back
The Netflix Tax that Broke the Camel’s Back

It’s just 72 cents. For those of you that neurotically check your bank and credit card apps every morning on the CTA, you likely saw ...

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Nobody Puts Your Old 401(k) in the Corner: Parody or Trademark Infringement?
Nobody Puts Your Old 401(k) in the Corner: Parody or Trademark Infringement?

Did this title make you think of the 1987 film, DIRTY DANCING? Unless you’ve been living under a rock for 28 years, the answer is ...

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Free Lawyers, Free Resources, and Lots of Networking: How to Make the Most of Chicago’s Independent Film Community Lawyers are expensive, agents are picky, and ...

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