John Tehranian is the Paul W. Wildman Professor of Law at Southwestern Law School. A graduate of Harvard University and Yale Law School, Professor Tehranian's scholarship focuses on the interface between law and culture, with an emphasis on issues of technology, entertainment, and race. In private practice, he has litigated numerous high-profile lawsuits, including copyright, trademark and right of publicity disputes involving Madonna, Don Henley, B.B. King, Bettie Page, Jimi Hendrix, and Perez Hilton, among others. We spoke with John about his recent article, published in Volume 58, Issue 1 of the Houston Law Review, titled: Is Kim Kardashian White? (and Why Does It Matter Anyway?) Racial Fluidity, Identity Mutability & the Future of Civil Rights Jurisprudence. A special thanks to our sponsor, Gibson Dunn, a premier, full-service international law firm with nearly 1400 lawyers and 20 offices. Gibson Dunn recognizes that a law firm is, at its heart, a collection of individual attorneys, so they strive to hire the highest-quality law students and attorneys, professionally and personally, and grant them autonomy in shaping their own career path. Gibson Dunn attorneys bring a unique, diverse perspective to the Firm’s community and the Firm values a culture of respect and professionalism that promotes dialogue with room for all viewpoints. Visit www.gibsondunn.com to learn more about Gibson Dunn’s Summer Associate Program and hiring opportunities. For more on the Houston Law Review, please visit houstonlawreview.orgTwitter | @HoustonLRevInstagram | @HoustonLRevFacebook | @HoustonLRevLinkedIn | The Houston Law Review Support the show (https://www.paypal.com/webapps/shoppingcart?flowlogging_id=a542845430312&mfid=1617133760702_a542845430312#/checkout/openButton)
John Tehranian is a founding partner of One LLP, a thirty-attorney intellectual property and entertainment firm with offices in Beverly Hills, Newport Beach and Del Mar, California. He is also the Paul W. Wildman Chair and Professor of Law at Southwestern Law School. In this episode we discussed the DMCA (Digital Millennium Copyright Act) and how it can impact musicians. A graduate of Harvard University and Yale Law School, John has litigated numerous high-profile lawsuits, including copyright, trademark and right of publicity disputes involving Madonna, Don Henley, B.B. King, Bettie Page, Jimi Hendrix, and Perez Hilton, among others. Variety’s Legal Impact Report has recognized John as one of the world’s top 50 entertainment lawyers, Billboard Magazine has identified him as one of the top music lawyers in the business, and he has been repeatedly honored as a Southern California Super Lawyer. John is the author of two books, dozens of articles, and his writing has been cited in landmark intellectual property cases. To learn more about John and his firm, visit https://onellp.com/. To find out more about Laura and her work please visit her website at www.laurapowers.net. You can also find Laura on twitter @thatlaurapowers, on Facebook @thatlaurapowers, and on instagram at laurapowers44.
John Tehranian - Hearsay Culture Show #135 - KZSU-FM (Stanford)
Center for Internet and Society
A talk show on KZSU-FM, Stanford, 90.1 FM, hosted by Center for Internet & Society Resident Fellow David S. Levine. The show includes guests and focuses on the intersection of technology and society. How is our world impacted by the great technological changes taking place? Each week, a different sphere is explored. This week, David interviews Prof. John Tehranian of Chapman University School of Law, author of Infringement Nation. For more information, please go to http://hearsayculture.com.