Copyright Law

Reservoir Media’s Push to Buy Song Rights

The goal of songwriters and artists has always been to get their music in front of as many people and in as many ears as possible. Sadly, many artists have given little thought to the intellectual property implications of this...
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Everything to Know About the Copyright Small Claims Court

Holding the copyright to written materials grants the owner the ability to protect their property in federal court. Traditionally, this meant pursuing an infringement lawsuit in a United States District Court. While this is still an option, the fact remains...
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Music Copyright Lawsuits Take Aim at New Songs

When Charles Colton coined the idiom “imitation is the sincerest of flattery” in 1820, he couldn’t have foreseen the effect those words have had on recent music copyright litigation. He meant that you could flatter someone by imitating them, but...
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