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zoom-in is Abbas Media Law’s quarterly magazine. Aimed principally at programme-makers working in television and film production, each quarter zoom-in brings you a round-up of interesting legal and regulatory decisions, as well as the latest media law and compliance news affecting broadcasters and indies.
In this issue of zoom-in brief, new trial ordered in Florence Foster Jenkins authorship dispute, landmark compensation award to reality show contestant, BBC overturns production order relating to journalist’s note and Netflix Panama Papers film airs despite legal action.
In this issue of zoom-in brief, Meghan Markle sues The Mail on Sunday over a letter to her father, singer Daniel Johns sues Sydney’s Sunday Telegraph over brothel allegations and Lord Hall reverses the BBC’s decision to uphold a complaint about Naga Munchetty.
The Autumn edition of zoom-in magazine is out today. In this issue, Ofcom propose new duty of care rules as reality TV continues to be under the spotlight; Michael Jackson fans launch a lawsuit against accusers; Katy Perry loses copyright infringement case; Janice Dickinson settles Bill Cosby defamation claim; IWC’s Creative Director Mark Downie answers 20 Questions and Media Haunts visits Edinburgh ahead of the TV Festival … plus much more. Enjoy!
In this issue of zoom-in brief, fashion brand Missguided is ordered to pay $2.7m damages to Kim Kardashian West; Tommy Robinson is given a prison sentence for contempt of court; and “released under investigation” by police cases still active for contempt purposes. (US) IP rights – Missguided to pay $2.7m damages to Kim Kardashian West [...]
In this issue of zoom-in brief, Britney Spears’ father sues a blogger for defamation; Barry Manilow wins copyright battle over film rights; and Channel 5 is found to have breached the Broadcasting Code over Sex Business films. Defamation - #FreeBritney Blogger sued by Britney’s father Editorial credit: Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock.com Britney Spears Britney Spears’ [...]