With the recent announcement of the 2024 Oscars nominees, showings and re-showings of the movies that received a nod from the Academy will be prevalent in the coming months. But it is important to remember that public movie showings are strictly controlled by the U.S. Copyright Act, which grants the exclusive right to authorize public showings of copyrighted works to their owners. Read this overview of how copyright applies to "public" movie showings.
Haley Clough, one of the attorneys in our Grand Rapids office, is actively involved with the Rental Property Owners Association (RPOA) in Grand Rapids, meeting and presenting to the membership regularly.
On September 23rd, 2020 she sat down to record a chat with Clay Powell, the Director of the RPOA, about the latest news on evictions and funding sources in Michigan. During their discussion they cover topics ranging from changes to current court eviction procedures to specific applications of the CDC’s moratorium for evictions.
Check out the recording of Haley’s conversation with Clay in the video below: