What’s Happening in Technology, Intellectual Property & Contracts – September 2020

Intellectual Property – Copyright Jackson v. Roberts, United States District Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, Docket No.19-480, decided August 19, 2020 Topics: Copyright, Right of Publicity, Preemption This is an appeal from the United States Court for the District of Connecticut that granted summary judgment to William Leonard Roberts II’s (aka Rick Ross) […]

Arts Advocacy – Not Just in the “Big City”

This is a story about how two DC-based arts organizations – Artomatic and Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts (WALA) – and their respective leadership and volunteers came together to make a difference in the predominantly rural community of Jefferson County, West Virginia. According to Artomatic’s website, “Artomatic began in 1999 in the historic Manhattan […]