Copyright law is based on property law. It evolved over time and recognized more and more economic rights, such as those of music creators to collect on sound recordings and public...
David Bowie is a legend in more ways than one. In the 1970s his on stage alter egos could have been shunned; instead, they shattered conventions and then they were embraced. It was...
Compromising Moral Rights1
Bowie’s Bonds: An Appreciation2
The Lesson of Blurred Lines3
by John Lahr
The logistics of correctly attributing the money earned from the sale and performance of recorded music has always been a daunting task. This is a global commodity that comes bundled with intellectual property rights that can differ slightly from nation to nation, and that is typically very...Read More
by Serona Elton
Unless you have been following the case of Lenz v. Universal Music Publishing Group1, you would probably never imagine using the words “dancing baby” and “Prince” in the same sentence. Not unless you were perhaps commenting on some home videos of Great Britain’s Prince George. The case,...Read More