Copyright Law

In Horror Inc. v. Miller, 15 F.4th 232 (2d Cir. Sept. 30, 2021), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed a lower court’s decision holding that screenwriter Victor Miller held authorship rights with respect to the movie Friday the 13th. From the decision: This dispute concerns whether, for Copyright Act purposes, the…

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In Nieto v. CLDN NY LLC, No. 159273/2016, 2019 WL 4962568 (N.Y. Sup Ct, New York County Oct. 08, 2019), a personal injury case, the court addressed what a plaintiff’s attorney may do during a defense medical exam (DME) (otherwise, arguably misleadingly, known as an “Independent” Medical Exam, or IME). Here, the defendant asserted that…

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