Year in Review: The Briefing’s Top 3 Podcast Episodes in 2023

Weintraub Tobin’s Intellectual Property podcast, The Briefing, published nearly 50 episodes this year covering a variety of IP issues relating to trademark, copyright, and entertainment law. As we look back, we want to share The Briefing’s most popular episodes in 2023.

3: What Now for Fair Use After Warhol v. Goldsmith 

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Andy Warhol Foundation v. Goldsmith that Andy Warhol’s portrait of music legend Prince did not qualify as fair use under copyright law. Scott Hervey and Tara Sattler talk about this decision here:

2: AI Generated Fake Drake Song – Legit or Lawsuit? 

The Universal Music Group accused a TikTok creator of copyright infringement after they published an AI-Generated song that was made to sound like a Drake and Weeknd collaboration. Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss this dispute here:

1: Aaron Judge Hits a Grand Slam Before the Trademark Trial and Appeal

Major League Baseball player Aaron Judge went before the Trademark Trial and Appeals Board to block a person’s attempt to secure trademark rights for slogans that play on his name. Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discussed this dispute here:

In The Briefing, intellectual property attorney Scott Hervey and his guests provide insight in connection with copyrights, trademarks, patents, trade secrets, false advertising, licensing, promotions, and sweepstakes. The series’ objective is to serve as a forum to discuss IP strategies that provide protection to a business’s or person’s intangible assets. The videos and podcasts are for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice.