This collection contains the blog posts of the Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal (AELJ).

Blog posts containing student work have been published since 2012 on the Cardozo AELJ website and are archived here.

Since 1982, the Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal (AELJ) has been a leader in national and international legal scholarship. AELJ has routinely published topical legal analyses on arts, entertainment, intellectual property, First Amendment, sports, fashion, cyberlaw, and media and telecommunications law. AELJ has been recognized by legal scholars, academics, practitioners, and the judiciary both in the United States and abroad for its scholarly impact. AELJ publishes three student-edited issues annually.

AELJ is proud to continue to maintain its spot as a leading journal for arts, entertainment, and sports law, and to be ranked as one of the top intellectual property journals in the nation.

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Submissions from 2020

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State Attorneys General Seek to Clarify the Negative Option Marketing Regulatory Scheme, Anna Antonova

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Intellectual Property Law – What Happens After the “Vote-From-Home” Election?, Ryan Baal

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Landing That “Yummy” #1 Music Chart Position: The Use of Fake Streams in Today’s Music Industry, Nicolette Belitsis

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The Art of the Labor Deal, Anne Bredin

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Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal Congratulates the Vol. 39 Editorial Board and Welcomes New Staff Editors!, Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal

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Does Copyright Law Apply to States?: Analyzing Sovereign Immunity and Copyright Infringement, Daniel Cohen

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TikTok: The Renegade of Social Media, Tehila Colman

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Public Safety versus Privacy in light of Coronavirus: When Contact Tracing can become a Search under the 4th Amendment, Eric Delgado

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The Washington Redskins Abandon Their Historically Controversial Team Name Amidst a Push for Socially Conscious Branding, Shelby Epstein

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The First Amendment’s Greatest Protector: The NBA, Hayden Farmer

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Coronavirus And Its Effect On The Fashion Industry, Emily Faro

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The Growth of Smart Contracts, Daniel Farrell

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Broadway: Adapting and Overcoming Post-COVID, Emily Feldman

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Zooming in on Big Tech’s Deceptive Privacy Practices and Why We Should All Be Paying More Attention, Samuel Friedman

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35 U.S.C. § 101: Current Subject Matter Eligibility Law Interprets “Abstract Ideas” with Abstract Definitions, Kaylan Geiger

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Going to the Movies, from the Comfort of Your Own Home, Evan Goldberg

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Obscene Trademarks: What Will Iancu Allow?, Carter Hall

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Ninth Circuit Reversed and Remanded District Court’s Ruling that Immigration Detainers Issued Based on Unreliable Databases Violates the Fourth Amendment, Mal Helgadottir

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Deepfakes May be in Deep Trouble: How the Law Has and Should Respond to the Rise of the AIAssisted Technology of Deepfake Videos, Amanda Inglesh

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AT&T v. United States: Vertical Mergers in the Telecommunications Market, Samantha Kocharov

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Epic Games v. Apple: Fortnite and TROs, Michael Levi

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Public Forums and Section 230—Should They Work Together?, Jack Madeb

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Graffiti Gains Recognized Stature in Multi-Million Dollar Victory for Artists, Libby Merritt

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Sometimes Cheaters Do Prosper, Steven Milstein

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Oracle v. Google: A Look at the Future of the Tech Industry, Stefano Moutafidis

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The Coronavirus’s Cyber Implications, Johnny Nguyen

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TiK ToK: Time is up on Kesha lawsuit, Anastasia Noll

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New Developments of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”), Zack Perlitsh

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Tabloids and Tragedy: TMZ’s hijacking of the death announcement of Kobe Bryant, Dylan Reich

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The True Reality of Reality Television, Stephanie Rimberg

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Where Todays Plant-Based Food Producers Find Legal Protections and Problems, Hannah Rosenson

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NBA 2K Must Pay to Play: How America’s Copyright Regime Can Better Protect Tattoo Artists From Losing Control Over The Reproduction of Their Work in Video Games, Ethan Ruby

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Your Body Owns the Tattoo!, Habeeb Sheikh

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Do Virtual Classrooms Encroach on Family Privacy Rights?, Jonathan Shkedy

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Emotions, My Dear Watson: Dissecting Copyright/Trademark Infringement in Netflix’s Portrayal of Sherlock Holmes, Dionissia Siozios

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When Hollywood Decides to Make a Movie About Your Life: What are the Consequences? Short Answer – None., Amanda Trakhtenberg

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Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL): Will it Sink or Will it Swim Amidst Recent COVID-19 Class Action Lawsuit and Stock Volatility?, Alkesandr Tsatskin

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Loots of Their Labor: Analyzing Wage & Hour Challenges in Gaming’s “Crunch Culture”, Matt Vernace

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The Dance Between the NBA Players and Their First Amendment Rights, Victor Wang

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Just How Epic Is the Fortnite-Apple Lawsuit?, Justin Weinblatt

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Who’s Going to Pay? Where the Fine Print Matters, Andrea Wrisley

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UCLA v. Under Armour: Invoking the Force Majeure Clause, Reid Zank

Submissions from 2019

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Supreme Court Clarifies Copyright Litigation Procedures, Sahar Askavan

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Ferrari v. Plein: The Fast Against The Furious, Tatiana Baranova

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Judge in Israel has Ruled that Emoji can Prove Intent in a Landlord/Tenant Case, Carly Ben-Yishay

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What’s the Matter, Mary Jane? How a Lack of Prior Art Complicates the Patentability of Marijuana, Dustin Boone

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Insta-Sham: When Influencers Fail to Disclose Sponsorships, Spencer Brachfeld

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Trademarkers Gonna Trademark: Why Other Artists Should Follow Taylor Swift’s Lead, Elyssa Brezel

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The Anti-Fantasy Sport: Should Investing Directly in Athletes Be Legal?, Joshua Burton

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Legal Implications of the Disastrous Fyre Festival and its Two Documentaries, Eliza Calvin

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Cardozo Arts and Entertainment Law Journal Volume 38 Student Note Publications, Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal

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Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal Proudly Congratulates the New Vol. 38 Editorial Board!, Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal

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Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal Spring Symposium – Digital Art & Blockchain, Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal

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Cardozo IP Law Society Submits Comment to the USPTO Regarding AI Inventions, Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal

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It Is Unusual: Courts Must Decide What Choreography Can Be Copyrighted, Justin Charles

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“Cremart” and Copyright Implications, Skye Cho

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To Landmark or Not to Landmark: The Strand’s Battle Against Landmarking Their Building, Lauren Cimbol

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Bring “It” Back, but Now Call It “Fast Fashion”, Hallie Cohen

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Dear Governor Gavin Newsom: Don’t Drop the Ball! Sign SB-206!, Caroline Garlick

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Maine Law Requires Cable Providers Offer an À La Carte Option for Television Channels, Amanda Guzman

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Players gonna play, haters gonna hate…or will they?, Alexander Katz

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Lizzo “Truth Hurts” Co-Author Allegations, Justin Levy

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Corporate Responsibility for Reality Show Participants, Anna Perlstein

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My COPPA Runneth Over: CCPA Adds to Children’s Online Privacy Protections, Katie Riley

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You’re BLOCKED!, Anthony Schaefer

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The Red Sole Reflection, Jolie Schenerman

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The Dangers of Legalized Sports Betting and Fantasy Sports, Benjamin Schonbrun

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Streaming Wars and ACE: Screen and Content Competitors but Friends against Piracy and Copyright Infringement, Robert Sistoso

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Mercedes-Benz’s use of Detroit Artists’ Murals Leads to Lawsuit, Emily Tannenbaum

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“God Is a Woman” (Allegedly) Guilty of Copyright Infringement: The Merits of Artist Vladimir Kush’s Copyright Lawsuit Against “God Is a Woman” Singer Ariana Grande, Samantha Wald

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Open Source’s New Hard Problem: Calls for Standard Licenses for Open Source Hardware, Ivan Wang

Submissions from 2018

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First Round Note Publication Announcement, Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal

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Censorship in the EU? New Copyright Reform Raises Concerns Among Citizens., Shannon Collins

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9th Circuit Orders Retrial Over “Stairway to Heaven” Copyright Infringement Case, Jordan Davis

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Dish vs. Univision: Is Parol Evidence Rule in the Game?, Mariya Dekhtyar

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“MAMA” was Needed to Get MoMA off “MACHA[’s]” Back… But Is It A Sufficient Fix to Avoid Consumer Confusion?, Simone Dvoskin

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Does Missouri’s Video Service Providers Act Apply to Streaming Services? Netflix Argues No., Kayla Epstein

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How MLB Teams Can Protect Themselves From Cheaters, Evan Friedman

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Gen Z: The (Illegal?) Target Audience for Digital Advertising, Gina Gazivoda

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Who Has the Last Laugh? Comedians’ Free Speech Rights under the First Amendment., Brett Gossett

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The Final Rule (for Now) on Archival Efforts for Old Online Games, Joshua Hall

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The Devil’s in the Details: The Merits of The Satanic Temple’s Copyright and Trademark Lawsuit Against Netflix and Warner Bros., Akinyele Jordan

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Result Orientation Test for an Abstract Idea: Demise of the Means-Plus-Function Claim?, Jun Lin

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Privacy and the New Age of Technology, Odelia Nikfar

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Health Monitoring Devices, Privacy, and Employee Rights, Albert Roh

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Is the First Amendment in Danger on College Campuses?, Stephen Samolsky

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Matal v. Tam Revisited, Eliza Sayedy

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Help Wanted: What Do Netflix’s Talent Acquisition Practices Mean for the Future of Fixed-Term Employment Contracts?, Abigail Vapnyar

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Where Will We Draw the Line?, Allyson Weinberg

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DACA and John Lennon, a Dreamer, Josh Wildes

Submissions from 2017

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Old Copyright Suits May Be On the Rise Due to “Raging Bull”, Leeor Amsalem

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DOJ v. BMI: The Fight over Consent Decrees and Fractional Licensing, William Aniello

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Astroturfers Beware: Amazon Continues to Police Fake Reviewers, Matthew Barish

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GOP Powers Bring Consumer Data Showers: How Congress Just Sold Your Browsing History to the Highest Bidder, Brette Berman

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Trump is at it again with Twitter. . ., Catherine Campoverde

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2017 AELJ Symposium Photos – Comic Law Con, Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal

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AELJ Welcomes its New Editors!, Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal

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Comic Law Con, Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal

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First Round Note Publication Announcement, Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal

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Second Round Note Publication Announcement, Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal