December 30th, 2016

Prof. Hugh Hansen Joins IIPSJ Amici Brief in Blurred Lines Appeal (9th Cir.)

On December 28, 2016, Prof. Hugh C. Hansen joined an amicus curiae brief submitted by the Institute for Intellectual Property and Social Justice; Musician and Composers; and Law, Music, and Business Professors in support of the appellee in the “Blurred Lines” case, Williams v. Gaye, 15-56880 (9th Cir.).  The appeal specifically concerns issues relating to the expert […]

March 25th, 2015

Managing IP’s Twitter Q&A with Prof. Hansen

On March 25, 2015, Prof. Hugh Hansen participated in a Twitter Q&A organized by Managing Intellectual Property magazine. The Storify below captures highlights from the Q&A. [View the story “Twitter Q&A with Professor Hugh Hansen” on Storify]

March 11th, 2015

Prof. Hugh Hansen Interview on The Chad Hartman Show

On March 11, 2015, Prof. Hansen was interviewed on The Chad Hartman Show (830 WCCO – CBS Radio – Minnesota, MN). The radio interview concerned the recent ruling in Williams v. Bridgeport Music, Inc., 2015 WL 4479500 (C.D. Cal. July 14, 2015) i.e. the “Blurred Lines” decision. On March 10, a California federal jury ordered Robin Thicke and […]

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