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Don’t Mess around with Jim!

You don't tug on Superman's cape, You don't spit into the wind You don't pull the mask off the old Lone Ranger And you don't mess around with Jim These lyrics from Jim Croce's classic pop song You Don't Mess Around with Jim have evolved into pop culture expressions used by people the world over.  [...]

By |2007-12-27T14:31:33+00:00December 27th, 2007|Entertainment Industry News, Music Law, Music Publishing|Comments Off on Don’t Mess around with Jim!

Brittany Wells nominated for “Artist of the Year”

The Myspace "Featured Artist of the Day" page has made its nominations for Female Vocalist of the Year, and Brittany is among them.  Click on the photo advertisement to the left to cast your vote! Technorati Tags: Country Music,Artist of the Year,Entertainment Industry,Music Industry

By |2007-12-18T11:42:40+00:00December 18th, 2007|Client Activity|Comments Off on Brittany Wells nominated for “Artist of the Year”

Expert Witness Fund established to defend against RIAA Lawsuits

The Recording Industry v. the People, an anti-RIAA blog operat ed by New York attorney, Ray Beckerman, is cooperating with the Boston-based non-profit, The Free Software Foundation, to establish "a fund to help provide computer expert witnesses to combat RIAA's ongoing lawsuits, and to defend against the RIAA's attempt to redefine copyright law." The Free [...]

By |2007-12-04T10:40:11+00:00December 4th, 2007|Copyright Issues, Digital Downloads, Entertainment Law, Music Law|Comments Off on Expert Witness Fund established to defend against RIAA Lawsuits

The Magic Bubble Bursts: Did the Record Labels make their own grave?

For almost a decade now, the major labels (at the beginning there were five of them, now only four, EMI, Sony BMG, Vivendi Universal and Warner) have declared that illegal downloading is ravaging their business by destroying the sales of physical product.  One may question this declaration, however, in few of the fact that ever [...]

By |2007-12-03T17:12:24+00:00December 3rd, 2007|Digital Downloads, Entertainment Law, Life on the Row, Music Law, RIAA|Comments Off on The Magic Bubble Bursts: Did the Record Labels make their own grave?