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- How To Find & Monetize Valuable Copyrights On University Campuses
- Only An Author Can Create A Copyright — That’s No Monkey Business
- How To Stop Copyright Infringement Of Movies. Follow The Strategy The Music Industry Abandoned?
- If Mr. Tenenbaum Beats Sony & The RIAA, Do Artists & Other Creatives Lose?
Category Archives: Music Industry
The flooding along the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers will soon pass, but we should be on the lookout for the next flood of copyright infringement cases now that the courts are starting to authorize subpoenas that will identify tens of … Continue reading
“I don’t want to know the law. Give me your best, bad argument.” This was the critique of one of my first memorandum that I drafted after leaving the world of federal law clerks and joining the world of large … Continue reading
One of my favorite sports columnists is Joe Posnanski who writes for Sports Illustrated and periodically, for the Kansas City Star. But, as insightful and funny as he is about sports and life, he’s not the first place to turn for intellectual property issues. I don’t … Continue reading
A commercial that played this Halloween promoting a new line of Barbie Fashionista dolls reminded me of an earlier blog post in which I wrote about some of the legal lessons learned from Barbie. One of those lessons involved the parody of Barbie in the song “Barbie … Continue reading
While on a vacation in Northern Michigan recently, Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” started playing in a local tavern. The song seemed out of place in the northern woods, but as I looked around, I could sense that the conversation at a number … Continue reading
As I read Ben Sheffner’s tweets about the Capital v. Thomas case with interest, I was struck by how quickly the jury issued its decision to award the record companies $1.92 million — about $1.7 million more than the original jury awarded. I … Continue reading
They do things differently in Sweden. If there was an RSS feed for all the political news happening in Sweden, I think I would subscribe. I remember in college hearing that Donald Duck beat out several political parties in the Swedish elections. … Continue reading