Tag Archives: Copyright

Kendrick Lamar copyright lawsuit testing cultural appropriation between Africans and African-Americans?

Apparently some think so. Here’s Lamar’s motion for partial summary judgment, which addresses the visual artist’s pseudo moral rights claims. Read more detail on Recent Intellectual Property Law posts –

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This is Not the Statue You’re Looking For: The Post Office’s $3.5 Million Copyright Mistake

  Earlier this month, the United States Postal Service (USPS) was ordered to pay $3.5 million in damages to a sculptor for copyright infringement. Seeking a unique redesign for its “Forever” stamps, the USPS searched stock photos for images of … Continue reading

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Mark Leckey’s Cult Classic Video Removed from YouTube Following Copyright Claim

According to a removal notice posted by the artist to Instagram last week, the video posted by Leckey was deleted by Google following a copyright claim from the distribution company Fremantle Media, Inc. What, exactly, the company claimed as its … Continue reading

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Indiana Copyright Litigation: Lafayette Based Company Sues California College for Copyright Infringement

Indianapolis, Indiana – Attorneys for Plaintiff, National Federation of Professional Trainers, Inc. (“NFPT”) of Lafayette, Indiana, filed suit in the Northern District of Indiana alleging that Defendant, Carrington College, Inc. (“Carrington”) of Sacramento, California, infringed its rights in United States … Continue reading

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Rare books and when the copyright public domain might fail in its essential purpose

Let us begin, with a degree of sadness, from the end. This Kat recently read an obituary (and here) for William Reese, who died in early June at the age of 62. While Mr. Reese was not a household name, … Continue reading

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