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Yes, That Banana Costume Is Copyrightable

USA - August 5 2019 The question that has undoubtedly been on the mind of every designer -- is a banana costume copyrightable? -- has finally been answered in the...

Warning: Make Sure Your "Work for Hire" Agreement Is Signed In Advance

USA - August 2 2019 The "work made for hire" doctrine is a fundamental aspect of U.S. copyright law. It allows someone paying for the creation of a copyrightable work to...

Copyright Small Claims Bill Passes First Test

USA - July 19 2019 Copyright small claims court moves one step closer to reality. Yesterday morning, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved the Senate version of the...

Andy Warhol's "Prince Series" Ruled Fair Use

USA - July 3 2019 So-called "appropriation art" is a common subject of copyright infringement disputes. Is the use of another's artistic work to create a new work...

False Advertising Litigation Alert: Using a Competing Product to Advertise Your Own May Not Be False Advertising

USA - June 27 2019 Conventional wisdom would likely conclude that using an image of a competing product to advertise your own runs afoul of false advertising laws. Not...