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Will the real Sarah Palin please standup?: Interplay between Right of Publicity and Trademark

OR, What's in a Name? Personal Names as Trade Names REMIXED. By Barry Neil Shrum, Esquire (with Ashley Trout) "That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet." You may know this quote from William Shakespeare’s classic play Romeo and Juliet or from the more "pop-culture" reference by Anne Hathaway [...]

By |2017-07-20T17:44:04+00:00April 29th, 2011|Entertainment Law, RIAA, Trademark Issues|Comments Off on Will the real Sarah Palin please standup?: Interplay between Right of Publicity and Trademark

YouTube Uses Happy Tree Friends to Educate on Copyright

By Rachel Galloway IMPORTANT NOTICE:  The views expressed in this article are solely those of Ms. Galloway and may not necessarily reflect the views of Law on the Row or Barry Neil Shrum, Esquire. The last time I watched a Happy Tree Friends video was when I was around 13 years old in the company [...]

By |2017-07-20T17:44:04+00:00April 28th, 2011|Copyright Issues, Digital Downloads, RIAA|Comments Off on YouTube Uses Happy Tree Friends to Educate on Copyright

Lance–Reviews of his new album, “What you Make it.”

My new client, Lance, releases his new album, What you Make It on April 20th.  Backed up by the Peterson family, Lance joined forces with Berklee College of Music graduate, Randall S. Peterson, who produced this collection; another Berklee grad, Paul Meyer, did the mastering. The finished product is being met with stellar reviews.  This praise [...]

By |2017-07-20T17:44:04+00:00April 13th, 2011|Client Activity, Music Row News, RIAA|Comments Off on Lance–Reviews of his new album, “What you Make it.”