December 2018 New York Entertainment and Media Legal Highlights Concerning Reposting Instagram Photographs, Reselling of MP3s, and Defamation Claims Based on Movie Characters  

As summarized below, in December 2018 the New York Federal courts handed down three significant opinions relevant to entertainment and media professionals. Court Finds Hearst Engaged in Copyright Infringement by Reposting a Photograph Taken from Instagram The District Court for the Southern District of New York ruled that Hearst Communications...

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Defamation and First Amendment Workshop with RPL Partner Nicole Page– RESCHEDULED

Due to inclement weather, this event has been cancelled. News of the rescheduled date will be posted as soon as possible. On Wednesday, March 15th, RPL Partner Nicole Page will lead a workshop on defamation and the first amendment. Hosted by Women Make Movies, this workshop will look at how recent high-profile defamation cases could have...

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