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Taylor Swift, pop music megastar, has been making headlines recently (and not just for her enviable clique of the young, rich and powerful or her super famous bf, Calvin Harris). At the end of last year, Swift very notably took all of her music off of streaming-giant Spotify, and most recently, has threatened legal action...
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The Victorian Sex Party (less fun than it sounds) in Australia is pushing for the change of an odd law regarding the sale of pornographic films. Currently adult films can only be sold in two territories, while these same films can legally be owned across the country. So in places like Victoria, it is legal to...
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As you may recall from last week’s post, a trademark protects “things” that represent or are associated with a created work.  These “things” can be slogans, phrases, graphics, or artwork that are unique to the work and help the consumer relate to the work.   However, trademark law also protects the design of certain items from...
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Over in the Queen’s country, one of the most common practices among music consumers (at least those who still purchase their music on CDs) is to transfer the files from the CD to a boom box/Walkman/record player/or more likely, smart phone/ipod. However, the Government just might be ruling that transferring files, even those you have...
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Kurt Cobain, the former frontman of Nirvana, has been in the news again recently, more than 20 years after his drug overdose. A new documentary on his life (and more specifically, his death), “Soaked in Bleach,” has widow Courtney Love lawyering up- she has issued a cease and desist against the film. While it has been...
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