A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words: The Celebrity Photo Hack

Friday, September 5th, 2014  |   Copyright, Trademark  |  no responses

Over Labor Day Weekend 2014, hundreds of private pictures, many nude, of over 100 celebrities were released on the websites 4chan and Reddit. The pictures were apparently obtained via a hack of the Apple iCloud service, which allows users to backup data stored on their iPhones and other devices remotely. Cloud computing, which continues to […]

Contract Confusion

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014  |   Copyright, Literary  |  no responses

The following is a press piece by Jessica Alas at PR Newswire. @alasjessica @PR Newswire Contract Confusion: Tips for Journalists on Non-Competes and Work for Hire Posted on August 27, 2014 by Jessica Alas | 1 comment John F. Bradley, Esquire, and Francisco R. Montero share their tips for navigating journalism job contracts You’ve submitted […]

SXSW’14: Everything’s Bigger in Texas

Monday, March 10th, 2014  |   Uncategorized  |  no responses

As awards season comes to an end, music festival season begins. Thousands will converge on Austin, Texas over the next week for the first major festival of the year, South By Southwest. SXSW is divided into three different parts: Music, Film, and Interactive (Technology). This year’s festival and conference takes place March 7 – 16, […]

New Developments in using a Celebrity’s Image and Likeness

Thursday, July 18th, 2013  |   Corporations, Fashion, Film/Television, Music, News  |  no responses

Recently, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals (which oversees Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and the Virgin Islands), has revived former Rutgers University quarterback Ryan Hart’s (“Hart”) lawsuit against video game maker Electronic Arts (“EA”), allowing Hart to pursue allegations that EA misappropriated his likeness for the popular video game NCAA Football.  Simply stated, the characters […]

The Fight Over a Band Name – Stone Temple Pilots

Monday, July 8th, 2013  |   Corporations, Music, News, Trademark  |  no responses

The popular rock band Stone Temple Pilots has filed suit against their long time lead singer Scott Weiland for allegedly misappropriating the band’s name to further his own solo career.  According to the band’s complaint, the other members of Stone Temple Pilots were forced to expel Weiland from the band after he allegedly breached his […]

New Developments in using a Celebrity’s Image and Likeness

Friday, May 31st, 2013  |   Corporations, Film/Television, Music, News  |  no responses

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Film and Television Production Growth in South Florida

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013  |   Uncategorized  |  no responses

Recently head attorney of the Bradley Legal Group, P.A., John F. Bradley, made some comments for Law360.com, a lexis company, concerning the growth of the film industry in South Florida. Here is a brief excerpt from the article: “The growth in the [film and television] industry has largely been driven by the state’s new focus […]

Blogger rights in defamation lawsuits

Friday, April 5th, 2013  |   Corporations, Literary, News  |  no responses

This week, lead attorney of the Bradley Legal Group, P.A., John F. Bradley, Esq., successfully argued the extension of media defendant rights to the blogosphere. Some cases in Florida have dealt with this issue before, but this issue is not yet well settled and under considerable debate. Under Florida law, before a plaintiff can bring […]

Sweetwater Minute (part 2) – featuring John F. Bradley

Friday, February 15th, 2013  |   Copyright, Corporations, Music  |  no responses

Check out part 2 of the interview between Sweetwater Music’s Editorial Director, Mitch Gallagher, and lead attorney of the Bradley Legal Group, P.A., John Bradley, as they discuss various critical aspects of music copyright law. They cover the basics of publishing and protecting your music, as well as how to properly license music and samples […]

Sweetwater Minute, featuring John F. Bradley

Friday, February 1st, 2013  |   Copyright, Music, News  |  no responses

Check out this interview between Sweetwater Music’s Editorial Director, Mitch Gallagher, and lead attorney of the Bradley Legal Group, P.A., John Bradley, as they discuss various critical aspects of music copyright law. They cover the basics of publishing and protecting your music, as well as how to properly license music and samples so you can […]