There is a definite and somewhat unsettling theme/tenor apparent in a recent New York Times article relevant to the selective universe of American songwriters.
Litigants that have filed a lawsuit against Peloton claim that, rather than being a badge of honor, the company’s contractual good faith displayed in some instances is instead a clear indicator of its knowing infringement generally.
Consumer-focused media and technology entity PopSugar is embroiled in litigation that alleges broad-based infringement, misappropriation and contractual interference against it.
It’s “iconic,” states recent major network coverage focused upon it. And it is concededly famous, underscores the headline of that media focus.
Royalties come quickly to the fore when it comes to arrangements made concerning the licensing and distribution of copyrighted musical works.
One side calls it a blatant rip off and unlawful exploitation of a symbol deemed the “Holy Grail” of a longstanding professional sports league.
Individuals interested in liberally adapting or otherwise using copyrighted material that first gained legal protection in 1922 were first able to do so without fear of penalty a generation ago, back in 1998.
This intellectual property dispute between two major companies took a fair bit of time to resolve.
Genting Malaysia Bhd.’s share value has plummeted sharply in recent days, and it squarely blames global entertainment giant Walt Disney Co. for that.
Intellectual property adviser and media contributor Krista L. Cox makes an interesting comment on timeless musical masters like Mozart and Beethoven in a recently penned piece examining the contours and complexities of artists’ copyright protections.