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John Beiter Moderates High-Profile Panel at Music Biz on Copyright Law

Panel insights covered by Variety and Billboard

Jed Enlow Discusses Clearing Content & Avoiding Liabilities at LCA Panel

Jed Enlow Discusses Clearing Content & Avoiding Liabilities at LCA Panel Lawyers for the Creative Arts hosts all-star panel on television production law Jed Enlow shared bes...

FTC Zeros in on Social Media Influencers and Those Who Use Them

FTC Zeros in on Social Media Influencers and Those Who Use Them May 4, 2017 by Jerry Glover In 2009 the Federal Trade Commission issued guidelines for those who endorse a compan...

John Beiter on Proposed Legislation Giving Royalties to Artists for Airplay

John Beiter on Proposed Legislation Giving Royalties to Artists for Airplay April, 2017 John Beiter shared his views on PROMOTE, the Performance Royalty Owners of Music Opportun...

U.S. Supreme Court Adopts Test for Determining Whether Designs Are Copyrightable

The U.S. Supreme Court has determined that designs on clothing or other useful article can be copyrightable in a case involving cheerleading uniforms

LSG Client “Signature Move” premiers at SXSW

LSG Client Signature Move premiers at SXSW LSG provided production counsel on the movie from Chicago Film Project, Full Spectrum Features, and Fawzia Mirza LSG client Signature ...

LSG Client “Sam Lay in Bluesland” premiers on PBS

LSG Client Sam Lay in Bluesland premiers on PBS  Linda Mensch provided legal counsel on this documentary LSG documentary client Sam Lay in Bluesland premiered on PBS on WTTW Cha...

Enlow and Life Speak at Street-Level Youth Media

Enlow and Life Speak at Street-Level Youth Media April, 2017 LSG Of Counsel Jed Enlow and Associate Travis Life were featured speakers at Street-Level Youth Media on March 29. S...

Life Speaks at Chicago-Kent’s Entertainment Law Panel

Life Speaks at Chicago-Kent’s Entertainment Law Panel April, 2017 LSG Associate Travis Life was a featured speaker at Chicago-Kent College of Law’s Entertainment Panel on ...

Leavens, Strand & Glover Host ABA Forum Governing Committee

Leavens, Strand & Glover Host ABA Forum Governing Committee April, 2017 On March 23, 2017, the Leavens, Strand & Glover hosted the leadership of the ABA Forum on the Ent...

Court Allows Copyright Lawsuit Over Iron Man Poster to Continue

Court Allows Copyright Lawsuit Over Iron Man Poster to Continue March 29, 2017 by Jerry Glover Horizon Comic recently filed suit against Marvel Entertainment alleging that a pos...

New York Court Issues Dubious Right of Publicity Decision

New York Court Issues Dubious Right of Publicity Decision March 9, 2017 by Jerry Glover In 2006 Chris Porco was convicted of the murder of his father and the attempted murder of...

Court Denies Blurt-Out Defense to Sony in Case Involving the Television Series “Timeless”

Court Denies Blurt-Out Defense to Sony in Case Involving the Television Series “Timeless” March 2, 2017 by Jerry Glover If you are a fan of the NBC television series...

Court Decides Plaintiff Alleging Violation of Illinois Biometric Act Has Not Suffered Concrete Injury and Has No Standing to Bring Suit

Court Decides Plaintiff Alleging Violation of Illinois Biometric Act Has Not Suffered Concrete Injury and Has No Standing to Bring Suit March 1, 2017 by Jerry Glover A New York ...

Woman in Video Loses Fight Over TGI Friday’s Commercial

Woman in Video Loses Fight Over TGI Friday’s Commercial February 24, 2017 by Jerry Glover An actor, Shoshana Roberts, agreed to be the center of attention in a documentary...

LSG Documentary Client “Maya Angelou And Still I Rise” Premiered in February

Linda Mensch provided production and legal counsel on the feature

Marlon Wayans Defeats Claim of Racial Discrimination/Harassment

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Read More: Marlon Wayans Defeats Claim of Racial Discrimination/Harassment February 13, 2017 by Jerry Glover Comedian and actor Marlon Wayans has prevailed against a claim by an...

Nicollette Sheridan Loses Again

Nicollette Sheridan Loses Again February 10, 2017 by Jerry Glover Remember the TV series “Desperate Housewives”? Remember one of the cast members, Nicollette Sheridan (the blond...