Articles by Matthew Bernstein
Matthew Bernstein graduated from the University of Michigan in the spring of 2012 with a B..A. in Economics. He is interested in specializing his legal education in the field of Intellectual Property. Listening to music is one of his hobbies, and the issues regarding music piracy are primarily what influenced his interest in Intellectual Property. One of his other big hobbies is following University of Michigan sports, and he was on the staff of a student sports radio station there.
The Harlem Shake has become one of the biggest hits in the music industry, but has used unlicensed samples to do so.
A new report shows that several major brand names are funding digital media piracy web sites through their purchase of ad space. The report aims to discourage this activity by making it a sort of public shame.
Led Zeppelin has announced that it will grant exclusive rights to its music to an Internet radio service. This development could have striking effects on the future of the music industry.
Despite its reputation for illegal downloading and file sharing, BitTorrent will seek to use its massive user base to partner with the entertainment industry in the new year.
Apple’s unauthorized use of the Swiss Rail clock design was a surprising mistake for a company who is currently waging war against those who it claims to be copying its own designs without authorization.
A recently proposed bill aims to lower the royalty rates that Internet radio services pay to artists and record labels. While the music industry stands in opposition to a bill they believe will limit the revenue the record labels and artists deserve, a new study suggests that the bill could actually benefit them.