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Left Shark Podcast with Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly

Posted by Nicholas O'Donnell on April 27, 2015 at 5:01 AM

I participated in a podcast on Friday about the denial of a portion of an application for trademark recognition to Katy Perry for the "Left Shark" phenomenon. You can listen to it here.

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Topics: Left Shark, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, Katy Perry, Podcast, Trademark, Copyright, intellectual property

Coverage of Lessig "Lisztomania" DCMA Takedown Lawsuit Continues

Posted by Nicholas O'Donnell on September 27, 2013 at 5:10 AM

News media have started to pick up on the lawsuit filed in August by Lawrence Lessig, which challenges takedown notice practices by Liberation Music under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (the “DMCA”) in relation to Lessig's lecture series later posted on YouTube, which featured third party content creators and the song "Lisztomania" by the French band Phoenix, whose copyrights Liberation apparently claims it enforces.

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Topics: Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, Lawrence Lessig, Lisztomania, Copyright, intellectual property, Phoenix, Liberation Music Pty Ltd

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