Funny Just Isn’t Enough – What’s “Parody” in Copyright

People can be terribly clever sometimes.  Take the Holderness Family, for example.  Apparently, mom was too busy running triathlons to sit down and write out a family newsletter, so the family made up a rap to the music of “Miami,” by Will Smith, and made...

Funny Just Isn't Enough – What's "Parody" in Copyright

People can be terribly clever sometimes.  Take the Holderness Family, for example.  Apparently, mom was too busy running triathlons to sit down and write out a family newsletter, so the family made up a rap to the music of “Miami,” by Will Smith, and made...

Who Owns the Goldmine? Bob Marley’s Missing Copyright

The Mysteries of Copyright Ownership If there were a goldmine in your town—one that produced a worthwhile amount of gold every year and wouldn’t run out for many, many years—you’d probably expect any dispute about who owns it to have long since been resolved. It’s...

Owner Liable for his Company’s Copyright Infringement

Incorporation? Shmincorporation! Since Aaron & Sanders is in the business of (among other things) helping start-ups get started up, one of the most frequent questions Tara and I get is whether it was worthwhile to incorporate or form some similar corporate entity,...