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Media & Entertainment Industry Team Co-Leader Michelle Cooke was quoted on intellectual property issues related to an NFT owner’s McDonald’s-themed restaurant called McRTFKT’s built in the Metaverse that has no affiliation with the restaurant chain.
ArentFox Schiff is pleased to announce that 121 attorneys have been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America 2023, with an additional six attorneys highlighted as “Lawyers of the Year” and 40 attorneys listed as “Ones to Watch.”
The Metaverse stands to disrupt nearly every industry – fashion, media and entertainment, real estate, sports, the list goes on – presenting immense possibilities and potential risks. We have created the ArentFox Schiff Industry Guide to the Metaverse to answer questions and anticipate concerns.
Media & Entertainment Industry Team Co-Leader Michelle Cooke was quoted on TikTok parent company ByteDance’s plan to launch a stand-alone music streaming service called “TikTok Music.”
ArentFox Schiff Adds Michelle A. Cooke in Los Angeles as Co-Leader of Premier Media & Entertainment Group
ArentFox Schiff is pleased to welcome Partner Michelle A. Cooke to the firm’s Media & Entertainment and Trademark groups. Based in Los Angeles, Michelle will co-lead the firm’s Media & Entertainment industry team, which advises some of the world’s top movie studios.
The 2022 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has recognized 66 ArentFox Schiff attorneys as leaders in their field.
ArentFox Schiff is proud to announce that Partners Ross Charap and Matt Finkelstein have been named to Billboard’s Top Music Lawyers for 2022.
Smartmatic’s defamation lawsuit against Fox News for its coverage of Donald Trump’s “Big Lie” may proceed to discovery after a New York judge denied Fox News’s motion to dismiss, citing the “litany of outrageous claims” about Smartmatic that Fox News propagated.
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Arent Fox served as legal counsel to Sports Ventures Acquisition Corp (Nasdaq: AKIC), a publicly-traded special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), in its definitive business combination agreement with DNEG.
Schiff Hardin LLP guided SportsMap Tech Acquisition Corp., a Houston-based special purpose acquisition company focused on transactions in the sports tech space, in its $115 million initial public offering.
The Second Circuit held recently that the screenwriter of the pop culture classic “Friday the 13th” did not write the Screenplay as a work made for hire, and, as the author of the work, could regain U.S. ownership rights to the work.
A federal district court judge recently dismissed infringement claims brought against Disney and Pixar over the daredevil character Duke Caboom featured in Toy Story 4.
Joke’s on Moore: Southern District of New York Rejects Defamation Suit Against Sacha Baron Cohen From Trick Appearance in Showtime Comedy Series
Sacha Baron Cohen has once again demonstrated his ingenuity not just on television but also in the courtroom. Cohen prevailed in a $95 million lawsuit brought by Roy Moore, the disgraced former Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, who lost a U.S. Senate race after he was accused of sexual mis
In May 2021, two photojournalists filed a class action lawsuit against Instagram, alleging that the social media giant allowed and encouraged third parties to ‘embed’ images shared to the platform in violation of copyright law.
JaQuel Knight, choreographer to musical artists such as Beyoncé and Meghan Thee Stallion, has announced plans to launch a company to copyright dance moves. This announcement comes on the heels of his recently acquired copyright registration in the “Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)” choreography, whi
Non-fungible tokens or NFTs are digital assets that run on blockchain. The value of NFTs largely stems from the idea of scarcity.
Schiff Advises Placement Agent in $7.59 Million Direct Offering for Blue Hat Interactive Entertainment
Schiff Hardin LLP served as counsel to the placement agent in Blue Hat Interactive Entertainment Technology’s registered direct offering of over seven million shares at a price of $1.06 per share, resulting in total gross proceeds of $7.59 million.
Arent Fox LLP is proud to announce that Partner Anthony V. Lupo has been selected as the fourth Chair in the firm’s 79-year history. A go-to business advisor, Anthony advises some of the world’s top companies in the entertainment, retail, and technology industries.
Both practical and legal issues will need to be resolved, but as of today, the EEOC has signaled that mandatory COVID vaccinations are lawful for the vast majority of employees.
Arent Fox LLP is pleased to announce the return of litigator Eric Roman. A Counsel in the New York office, Eric advises clients on technology and intellectual property disputes as well as complex commercial litigation, investigations, and regulatory compliance.
Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has recognized 29 Arent Fox LLP attorneys as leaders in their field.
YouTube has a new procedure in place for content with children as the target audience. Due to a recent FTC settlement, channel owners must determine if content is direct to children before publishing.