In This Issue:
- It’s Always Something: The Repeated Assaults on Licensee Rights in Bankruptcy
- Clearance: Start Early and Avoid the Clutter
- New Faces
- Points from the President
- The Ray Charles Foundation “Messes Around” and Gets SLAPP’d
- The Danger of Commingling Fees under the Talent Agencies Act
- Companies Beware When Using Models and Spokespeople in Advertisement Campaigns
- U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Importation and Re-Sale of Gray Market Goods Manufactured Abroad
- Excerpt from The Ray Charles Foundation “Messes Around” and Gets SLAPP’d:
The Expansion of Anti-SLAPP Motions into Copyright and Trademark Cases and the Threat to the Existence of Anti-SLAPP Motions in Federal Courts -
California Code of Civil Procedure Section 425.16 (the “anti-SLAPP” provision) is a wide reaching and powerful tool used by defendants to dismiss a “strategic lawsuit against public participation” (“SLAPP”) that seeks to chill a defendant’s constitutionally protected rights before any discovery can be taken and with an award of attorneys’ fees to a prevailing defendant.
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