Of Interest: $19.5M TCPA Suit Deal, Eminem Song Fight, Music Tips For Businesses

Sports & Entertainment Law Section

Members of the Sports & Entertainment Law Section found the following, recent third-party articles to be of potential interest to the section:

Touchdown For Buccaneers With $19.5M TCPA Settlement
https://www.manatt.com/Insights/Newsletters/Advertising-Law/Massachusetts-AG-Fences-off-Geofencing-Ad-Campaign

Eminem v. National Party: Copyright Case Over Song ‘Lose Yourself’
http://www.ajpark.com/ip-central/news-articles/2017/05/eminem-v-national-party-copyright-case-over-song-%E2%80%98lose-yourself%E2%80%99/

25 Key Points About Using Music In Your Business
http://www.guidethroughthelegaljungleblog.com/2017/05/25-key-points-about-using-music-in-your-business.html

Sports Wagering In Your State
http://www.dickinson-wright.com/news-alerts/ghln-5-4-17

Third Verse Same As the First: Will Richard Prince’s Transformation Defense Work Yet Again?
http://www.thompsoncoburn.com/insights/blogs/in-focus/post/2017-05-08/third-verse-same-as-the-first—will-richard-prince-s-transformation-defense-work-yet-again

Federal Court In California Agrees: College Football Players Aren’t ‘Employees’
http://www.constangy.com/communications-723.html

Vermont Passes Fantasy Sports Legislation
http://www.kleinmoynihan.com/vermont-passes-fantasy-sports-legislation/

Banging the Disclosure Drum: The Once Blurry Line Between Advertiser and Influencer Continues To Come Into Focus
https://www.socialgameslaw.com/2017/05/disclosure-advertiser-influencer.html

The Kardashians Can’t Keep Up With Copyright Law
http://www.lawofthelevel.com/2017/05/articles/social-media/kardashian-copyright-law/

Horse Racing-Based Fantasy Sports Game Found Illegal
http://www.lawofthelevel.com/2017/05/articles/fantasy-sports/derby-wars-found-illegal/

Fyre Festival Flameout Includes False Advertising
https://www.manatt.com/Insights/Newsletters/Advertising-Law/FTC-Emphasizes-Disclosures-in-Letters-to-Influence#Article4

SoundExchange Acquires CMRRA: What Does it Mean for Music Licensing?
http://www.broadcastlawblog.com/2017/05/articles/soundexchange-acquires-cmrra-what-does-it-mean-for-music-licensing

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