Supreme Court Sends Grokster Back To Trial

Today the Supreme Court, in MGM v. Grokster, unanimously overturned a ruling that prevented the music industry and others from suing internet services used by consumers to swap songs and movies for free. “One who distributes a device with the object of promoting its use to infringe copyright … is liable for the resulting acts of infringement by third parties using the device, regardless of the device’s lawful uses,” wrote Justice David Souter. The case Continue reading Supreme Court Sends Grokster Back To Trial

Governor Bush Signs HB1129

Governor Jeb Bush has signed HB1129 into law. This new law changes the term “television series” to “television programming” for purposes of defining the term “entertainment industry” and revises the program under which certain persons producing, or providing services for production of filmed entertainment are eligible for state financial incentives for activities in or relocated to this state, inter alia. The application for Florida’s Entertainment Industry Financial Incentive is now available at If you Continue reading Governor Bush Signs HB1129