• Posts Tagged ‘Bob Marley’

    Things I Don’t Write About

    by  • November 20, 2010 • copyright

    John Steinbeck and Bob Marley copyright ownership disputes.  They are complicated and make my head hurt.  Luckily, others take on the task.  Eddy Ventose, of the law faculty of the University of the West Indies, has taken on the Bob Marley story. Citation: Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice (2010) doi: 10.1093/jiplp/jpq166, first...

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    Not Much Hope Left

    by  • July 12, 2010 • copyright

    Fifty Six Hope Road Music Limited, Inc. is the legal entity that owns the rights to reggae singer Bob Marley’s name, likeness and trademarks.  It’s pretty familiar with defending those rights and pretty successful at it. Massachusetts case Jürek Zamoyski v. Fifty-Six Hope Road Music Limited, Inc. gives us some insight into what steps...

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