There's an unseen but titanic struggle going on between old world concepts of intellectual property rights, and the online digital media lobby, who are seeking to drastically redefine, and even dismantle traditional copyright.
The Village People’s former lead singer—who dressed as a cop during performances—has regained a share of the copyright for “YMCA” and other hit songs he co-wrote as a result of a 1978 law regarding termination rights.
The estate of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle has finally answered a lawsuit brought by Leslie Klinger, an author, editor and Sherlock Holmes expert who is attempting to demonstrate that the copyright has expired on major story elements of the famous...
RollingStone.com YouTube Cover Songs Threatened by New Copyright Lawsuit RollingStone.com YouTube notched a major victory when Viacom lost its landmark copyright infringement suit against Google last month, but suits involving the online-video...
theMusic Green Day Cleared Of Copyright Infringement After Co-Opting Artwork For Video theMusic American punk rock group Green Day have been cleared of copyright infringement after being taken to court by artist Dereck Seltzer, Reuters reports.
Science Fiction Marvel Gets A Win In Jack Kirby Copyright Case Science Fiction 2096546-jack_kirby__b_w_portrait_ Without Jack Kirby, we wouldn't have the most iconic Marvel superheroes of all time. Let's go down the list.
Harper Lee settles 'Mockingbird' copyright suit Entertainment Weekly To Kill a Mockingbird author Harper Lee has settled a New York lawsuit against two of the defendants she sued in May to re-secure the copyright to her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel.
New York Times A Copyright Victory, 35 Years Later New York Times In the lucrative world of music copyright, it may be something of a watershed moment: on Friday, after six years of legal wrangling and decades after he wrote the lyrics to the hit...
Slate Magazine 10 Good Reasons BuzzFeed Is Going to Pay My Invoice for Copyright Theft Slate Magazine This comes up quite often with copyright on the Internet in general: But you should feel proud that they've used your crappy photo.
by Kevin Lincoln | shared from BusinessInsider Pinterest is one of the fastest-growing web sites in history. Launched about two years ago, the site already has more than 10 million monthly visitors (Is Pinterest Encouraging Copyright Theft?