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Defamation by Docudrama – Inventing Anna (ARCHIVE)



The Briefing Defamation by Docudrama – Inventing Anna (ARCHIVE)

In this episode of The Briefing by the IP Law BlogScott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss a defamation dispute between Rachel Williams – a victim of con artist Anna Sorokin – and Netflix, over her portrayal in the docudrama “Inventing Anna.”

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Netflix to Pay $2.5M to GoTV for Patent Infringement



Netflix has been ordered to pay GoTV Streaming $2.5 Million in damages for infringing one of its wireless technology patents. Scott Hervey and Eric Caligiuri discuss this update on this episode of The Briefing.

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Defamation by Docudrama – Inventing Anna



In this episode of The Briefing by the IP Law BlogScott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss a defamation dispute between Rachel Williams – a victim of con artist Anna Sorokin – and Netflix, over her portrayal in the docudrama “Inventing Anna.”

Watch this episode here. Continue reading Defamation by Docudrama – Inventing Anna


Could Netflix Be Liable in “When They See Us” Defamation Case?



In this week’s episode of The Briefing by the IP Law Blog, Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss a defamation lawsuit filed by a former Manhattan prosecutor against Netflix over her portrayal in the “When They See Us” series.

Watch the full episode on the Weintraub YouTube channel, here.

 


Space Erotica Flick Not Infringed by Black Mirror



This week on the Briefing by the IP Law Blog, Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss the copyright lawsuit over a Black Mirror episode starring Miley Cyrus, the plot of which filmmaker Geoffrey Blair Hajim said was lifted from his film Strange Frame: Love and Sax.

Watch the episode on the Weintraub YouTube channel, here.


Defamation Lawsuit Against Netflix Dropped + New York Protects Dead Celebrities



Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss two topics in this episode of The Briefing by the IP Law Blog. First, they talk about GEO Group’s defamation lawsuit against Netflix over the show “Messiah,” which was just dropped. Then, at 8:20, they move on to New York’s new post-mortem Right of Publicity law.

Watch this episode on Weintraub Tobin’s YouTube channel.

For more information on the New York statute, read Scott’s post on the IP Law Blog: I See Dead People…Filing Lawsuits in New York.