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 2016

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The Design Debate: Star Athletica LLC v. Varsity Brands Inc., Kurt Sohn

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Recent Developments in Art Law, Madeline Kessler

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Police Use Unconscious Driver and Passenger as Anti-Drug Advertisement, Leigh Solomon

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Colin Kaepernick is being Un-Patriotic and We Should be Thankful for it, Sam Martin

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Where have all the IP Firms gone?, Elana Minkoff

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Not Happy Together: The Turtles’ Epic Quest for Performance Royalties & the Case for Federalizing Pre-1972 Sound Recordings, Tatsuya Adachi

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Kiesza’s “Hideaway” Music Video the Subject of Copyright Infringement and False Endorsement Lawsuit, Bianca Acquaviva

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Regulating Crypto-Currencies, Sumit Agarwal

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Is The Martian Just The Latest Example Of A Way To Avoid Liability Copyright Infringement In International Waters?, Brittany Binderoff

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Early Concerns over Protecting Consumer Privacy in the Emerging Virtual Reality Market, Jerome Chapman IV

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Copyright Implications of Live Streaming Apps, Zachary Grossman

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Update on the “Monkey Selfie”, Arian Jabbary

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Traditional Fantasy Sports v. DFS, and Why the Former is Escaping Scrutiny, Michael Kar

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Fanduel and Draftkings: How We Got Here and What’s to Come, Alexander Mandel

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California Resale Royalty Act Struck Down, Anthony Prinzivalli

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Google’s Driverless Cars and the Future of Human Driving, Elina Rakhlin

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The CRISPR-Cas9 Patent Dispute, Katie Thalen

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Supreme Court Agrees to Review Design Patent Infringement Damages, Timothy Coughlin

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Social Media as a Problematic New Forum for Defamation Lawsuits, Shana Feibus

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Hulk Hogan, the Celebrity Sex Tape, and the First Amendment, Alyssa Kaplun

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“Happy Birthday to You” and You and You—The Song Belongs to All of Us!, Ruma Mazumdar

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The (Trademark) Battle Over Krusty Krab, Amanda Natiello

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Police are arresting people for making threats with emojis — :D or :(?, Rachel Rosen

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The Fight Against Uber’s Privacy Infringement, Alexa Shore

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Deflategate: Can We Eliminate Litigation in NFL Player Discipline Disputes?, Jeremy Sykes

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Will the Real Kylie Please Stand Up?, Adam Valko

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Terrorism Versus the Right to Privacy: Apple Takes on the DOJ, Anastasia Dolph

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Announcing the Volume 35 Masthead, Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal

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Update: What Will the Future Hold for Daily Fantasy Sports?, Sam Dobre

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Balancing Privacy With Security, Laura Kaye

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New Impressions on Advertising Law, Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal

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‘Haters Gon’ Hate’ Rule 12(b)(6): The Potential for Bad Blood Between pro se Plaintiffs and the Well Pleaded Complaint in Copyright Infringement Lawsuits, Samantha Castrelos

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Police Suppression of Assembly and Free Speech Rights, Katherine Sacks

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Kim Kardashian’s Morning Sickness: How the FDA Regulates Consumer Advertising on Social Media, Dinora Smith

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Richard Prince Finds Himself in Another Lawsuit, Andrea Sobolewski

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Politics as Entertainment, Fair Use, and the Campaign Industrial Complex, Randall Tesser

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Politics as Entertainment, Fair Use, and the Campaign Industrial Complex, Randy Tesser

Submissions from 2015

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Forever 21 Under Fire Again… this Time by H&M!, Heather Brodsky

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Government Regulation of Daily Fantasy Sports is on the Way: On the Heels of the Employee Scandal within DraftKings and FanDuel, Nevada Rules that Betting on Daily Fantasy Sports is Gambling, Leo Ernst

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The Precarious Fate of Homosexual Emojis, Margaret Mary Ochner

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Inter Partes Reviews the New Investment Strategy?, Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal

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Leaked Sony Emails and the NFL’s Continued Suppression of Concussion Dangers, Kenneth Costa

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Looted Cubaism: Premature Hopes of Restitution Thanks to Détente in Cuban American Hostilities, Diana Poussin

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Are Threats Made on Social Media a True Threats Exception to the First Amendment?, Elana Herzog

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Initial Interest Confusion Is Still Kicking in the Ninth Circuit, Kerrijane Wennberg

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Forever 21, Forever Problematic: Forever 21 is Slammed with yet Another “Copycat Design” Trademark Infringement Lawsuit, Sherry Wilson

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Greenpeace[ful?] Harm to Cultural Property, Whitney Bren

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Shoulder Surfing: A Fourth Amendment Violation, Nicole Pozzi

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Google Autocomplete and the Potential for Defamation, Kacy Popyer

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Food Plating and Trade Dress: Can a Chef Claim Trademark Protection for a Signature Dish?, Cathay N. Smith

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Collective Bargaining and Student Athletes, Zachary Beal

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Why the Current Trademark Disparagement Analysis Needs to be Revamped, Stella Silverstein

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Congrats to the new AELJ Editorial Board for Volume 34!, Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal

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“Woman in Gold”: Hollywood Explores the Restitution of Nazi-Stolen Art, Erica Wolf

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The U.S. is Net-Neutral. The Rest of the world? Maybe Not So Much., Michael Bernstein

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Use of Copyright Law to “Take Down” Revenge Porn, Maria Orellana

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Patent Troll Loses Twice in Court; Meanwhile, a Patent Reform Bill Is Reintroduced, Ellii Cho

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The API Copyright Saga Seems Likely to Continue, Katherine Dineen

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Criminal Athletes: The Expanding Necessity To Create Uniform Punishments In Professional Sports, Maria Kefalas

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Your Samsung Smart TV May Not be Spying On You, But Here’s Why You Should Still Be Careful, Jessica Zeichner

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Creating a Safe Haven in the Online-Dating Community, Rachel Schwartz

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What Happens to a Person’s “Digital Assets” When They Die?: A Legislative Proposal, Jessica Preis

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Women’s World Cup ‘Turf War’ is Over, Nicole Mannello

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3D Printing and Patent Liability, J. T. Gaskill

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Cardozo BMI Networking Reception, Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal

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Suggestions for Bitcoin Regulation, Gabriela Wong

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That Facebook Hoax Explained, Amy Delauter

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3D Printing and Beyond Seminar: Emerging IP Issues with 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing, Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal

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Getting Up to Speed: The Disconnect Over Municipal Broadband, Kenneth Eng

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Crowdfunding an Independent Film Project, Matthew Strong

Submissions from 2014

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Intersection of Art and Criminal Law: The Ethics of True Crime, Melissa Rutman

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Crowdfunding and Its Impact on Indie Film, Andrew Eisbrouch

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Apple Pay: More Personal Information, Less Privacy Concerns, Christina Batog

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Protecting Fashion: A Comparative Analysis of Fashion Design Protection in the U.S. and Europe, Francesca Montalvo Witzburg

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Real Jail for WoW-Crimes?, Sam Castree

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“Copyright is for losers©™”: Street Art Flourishes in Intellectual Property’s Negative Space, Cathay Y. N. Smith

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Legalizing MMA: Mixed-Martial Arts, New York State, and Strategic Litigation, Sara Ross

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AELJ Acquisitions Editor Wins IP Writing Contest, Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal

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Panel: Resolving the conflict between the Convention on Cultural Property Implementation Act (CCPIA) and U.S. criminal law, Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal

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Sarkeesian and Copyright: Testing the Boundaries of ‘Transformative’ Fair Use in Online Critique, Joe Newman

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Big Data and the Transparency Debate, Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal

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Helen Nissenbaum – “Notice and Consent is a Sham”, Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal

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Lorrie Cranor: Privacy Notice and Choice in Practice, Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal

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National Security versus the Democratic Process, Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal

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Panel: Disclosure and Notice Practices in Private Data Collection, Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal

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Ryan Harkins: Big Data Means a Change in How We Consider Notice and Consent, Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal

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2L Staffers Selected for Publication, Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal

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“Look What They’ve Done To My Song, Ma” – “Baby Got Back,” Glee, and Moral Rights, Joe Newman

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Wired and Laced—The Future of Fashion and Technology, Gwendolen Akard

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Publication Announcement, Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal

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Creative Destruction in Cariou v. Prince, Anthony R. Enriquez

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The Economic Puzzle that is the Art Market, Gregory Day

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Call for Papers – Transparency and Disclosure in Private and Government Data Collection, Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal

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AELJ Alumni are invited to the Inaugural Cardozo BMI Networking Reception, Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal

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Happy New Year!, Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal

Submissions from 2013

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Tetris Holding v. Xio Interactive Isn’t as Great a Case as Video Game Developers Think It Is, Sam Castree III

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Save the Date – April 10th Cultural Property Event, Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal

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“Share His Dream” getting Shared in Callmann’s Treatise, Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal

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“Stealing Bacardi’s Thunder” Cited by Treatise, Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal

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The BRCA Patents: The Good, the Bad, and the Science Excerpt, Amie Gibbons