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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?
Tag Archives: fair use
If the street artist, Shepard Fairey, initially thought the copyright litigationover the Obama Hope poster would be a good-natured pillow fight with the Associated Press, he probably knew that it was going to get ugly once it came to light that he was less than … Continue reading
Sometimes a 37¢ stamp does buy quite a bit. One lucky sculptor, Frank Gaylord, may find that such a stamp could give him some extra spending money in the neighborhood of six or seven figures. The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit recently reversed the … 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
Despite depictions in TV shows and the movies, most court cases do not involve dramatic confessions, cover ups and Presidential politics. Of course, most court cases don’t involve Stephen Fairey. From pasting the Obey Giant (now his Twitter name) and other “Obey” posters on public property … 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
If I search for “Delta Airlines” on Google so I can book my flight to Washington D.C. to see the cherry blossoms, can Google sell American Airlines the “Delta” trademark as a keyword to ensure that American’s advertisement appears with my search results? It does not appear … Continue reading
Barbie, the iconic doll who lines the shelves of big box and mom-and-pop toy stores everywhere, celebrates her 50th birthday today. I was more of a G.I. Joe kid growing up, but I’ll be the first to admit that Barbie has done more for … Continue reading