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.
What part of “no” don’t you understand?
“It’s a great day for music.”
It’s unquestionably one of the most famous and iconic rock songs of all time. And it comes with a question: Who wrote it?
“The playas gon play.”
We're fairly confident in our guess that virtually all of our readers know Bob Dylan for his music. After all, Dylan is a global icon and legendary singer/songwriter who has been crafting memorable tunes for close to 60 years.
Until late last week, it worked as follows. California individuals whose artwork was resold at an auction or to a private party by a gallery were entitled to 5% of the purchase price as a form of copyright protection. That was the stipulation at the center of the California Resale Royalties Act, the only such law of its kind ever passed in the United States.
Let’s Get It On.
Do musicians benefit from trademark protection?