Articles in Copyright
A federal judge in Manhattan ruled that Agence France-Presse and image licensor Getty Images owed photographer Daniel Morel $1.2 Million in damages for using images of the 2010 Haiti Earthquake that Morel had posted on …
A revolutionary video, needs a revolutionary song. But what happens when that song is a parody of another?
U.S. model sues Match.com for using her photos without her consent.
BMI awarded $21,000 by the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts for copyright infringement by a pub playing BMI-licensed music without obtaining a license.
A recent Sandvine Report indicates that online piracy has dropped to less than ten percent. This drop coincides with a raise in traffic to legitimate content providers, raising questions about the wisdom of proposed legislation that would strengthen already furtive copyright protection.
While many of us love to sit down and enjoy a baseball or football game, not as many of us would be as anxious to understand why we are watching that particular game on that …
MGM and the producer of James Bond acquire rights from late screenwriter’s estate
The National Music Publisher’s Association is coming after lyric sites like Rap Genius. But do they qualify for fair use? It looks like we won’t be finding out any time soon
Last week, Judge Chin ruled that Google’s unauthorized digital copying of millions of books onto their online library was justified under the fair use doctrine. This decision is now the subject of many copyright law debates, as it greatly impacts the way technology, copyright laws, and the fair use doctrine are analyzed in today’s society.
Usher is being sued, by three men, for allegedly stealing his hit song “Caught Up.”