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VOLUME 4 | NUMBER 1 | SPRING 2016
 
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IN THIS ISSUE
 
Message from the Editor
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Articles
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Upcoming Events
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The Law Lab Journal
is published by the Entertainment Law and Intellectual Property Section
 

EDITORIAL STAFF:

Bob Muller, Executive Editor
Laura Burson, Editor
Lee Brenner, Editor
Gary Gorham, Editor
Christian Scali, Editor

 

 

BOARD OF ADVISORS

Jonathan Anschell,
Executive Vice President and General Counsel, CBS Television and CBS Corporation

Fred Goldstein,
Vice President and General Counsel, Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Douglas Lichtman,
Professor of Law, UCLA School of Law

Hon. Enrique Romero (Ret.),
ADR Services, Inc.

Gail Migdal Title, Esq.,
ADR Services, Inc.

Seth Weisberg,
Chief Legal Officer, Stamps.com

 
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Upcoming Events
 
 

05/05/2016 12:30 PM
In Lenz v. Universal Music, the Ninth Circuit ruled that the Fair Use of another's copyrighted work is a right. It's a revolution in copyright law—or is it?
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LACBA Calendar of Events
 
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Message from the Editor
 
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Bob Muller

ELIPS Law Lab is back with our Spring 2016 edition. It is our goal to publish articles each quarter. We encourage you to take advantage of ELIPS Law Lab and submit an idea for an article of your own. The submission guidelines are posted below. With over 750 members on our ELIPS mailing list, the ELIPS Law Lab is a unique opportunity for you to share your expertise and ideas with your colleagues.

Please submit ideas for an article to bob@cypressllp.com


Thanks,

Bob Muller
Cypress, LLP
http://cypressllp.com/

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Articles
 

Virtual Reality Deals: A Business Evolving

Michael Ashjian, Esq.

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Michael Ashjian
Michael Ashjian is an entertainment and corporate attorney focusing his practice on business and intellectual property transactions. He is also the Director of the Arpa International Film Festival, held yearly at the Egyptian Theatre. 

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All's Fair in Speech and Copyright: Fair Use and the First Amendment in Light of the "Dancing Baby Case"

Aimée Scala

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Aimée Scala
Currently contracted as Director of Business Affairs and Legal Counsel at Disney Television Animation, Aimée is also Of Counsel for Anand Law PC where her practice focuses on intellectual property and media law, with an emphasis on copyright and the visual arts. She can be reached at aimee@aimeescalalaw.com.

 

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Court Finds Plaintiff Has No Standing To Bring Copyright Claim For Big Pimpin'

David E. Jang

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David E. Jang
David E. Jang is a senior associate in the Los Angeles office of Kelley Drye & Warren LLP. He is a business litigator whose practice includes entertainment litigation, trade secret protection and insurance recovery. He can be reached at djang@kelleydrye.com.

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Can the Implied Covenant of Good Faith Be Altered by Bargained for Discretion?
A Historical Analysis and Modern Application

Jordan Matthews

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Jordan Matthews
Jordan Matthews is a second-year law student at Pepperdine University School of Law where he focuses on the areas of entertainment and intellectual property law. He is the CEO of Quantum Media Fund, LLC and was previously a film finance executive for eight years. He can be reached at jordan@quantummediafund.com.

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