Congress would not have deliberately made defined protections for post-1972 sound recording owners that have evolved over time if the broad level of public performance protection sought by Flo & Eddie for pre-1972 recordings existed at common law.
The court also noted that Flo & Eddie has similar pending suits against the broadcaster in New York and California.
" After conducting a thorough review of federal copyright law and Florida law, the court determined that "Florida common law has never previously recognized an exclusive right of public performance for sound recordings.
To recognize such a right for the first time today would be an inherently legislative task." In holding that Florida does not recognize a common law public performance protection for pre-1972 sound recordings, the court reasoned that the protection being sought by Flo & Eddie as the owner of the sound recordings was contrary to the historic evolution of copyright law i.e.
EPA completed over 99 percent of the tolerance reassessment decisions by August 3, 2006.
The remaining 84 tolerance reassessment decisions for five pesticides were completed in September 2007 when the agency concluded the cumulative risk assessment for the N-methyl carbamate pesticides.
Following a lengthy and extensive litigation that began in 2011 that culminated in a U. Supreme Court decision in December of 2016, smartphone industry titans Apple and Samsung will again find themselves ... LLC, the Federal Circuit reversed the district court's obviousness ruling as being improperly grounded in hindsight.
In a non-precedential decision issued in Merck Sharp & Dohme B.
However, media and broadcast platforms should take steps to ensure compliance with state and federal copyright statutes and ensure that the musical composition's copyright owner (who may be different than the owner of the sound recording) has provided proper permissions or licensing for broadcasting the composition.
The agency is continuing to implement some of these decisions.
Approximately 1,150 pesticide active ingredients organized into 613 “cases” or related groups were subject to reregistration.
This decision arose out of a copyright infringement suit brought by Flo & Eddie, Inc., an entity that owns the rights to certain pre-1972 music recordings by famed rock band The Turtles, against a major satellite and internet radio broadcasting organization.
In this suit, Flo & Eddie alleged that the organization improperly broadcasted and stored (i.e.
The agency developed mitigation measures as needed to reduce risks of concern, such as limiting or eliminating certain uses of the pesticide, requiring buffer zones around areas to be treated, or requiring protective clothing for pesticide workers.