• Posts Tagged ‘damages’

    Only One Recovery

    by  • June 9, 2014 • copyright • 0 Comments

    Just a brief decision on the damages award for infringement of a work that is the embodiment of more than one copyright—you only get one recovery. Here, the case was about “pirated” music and music has two copyrights, the copyright in the composition and the copyright in the sound performance. In a short but...

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    Of Course There is Copyright in Tattoos

    by  • December 12, 2012 • copyright • 0 Comments

    From Tattoo Art Inc. website There is an unpublished decision out of the 4th Circuit that doesn’t cover any new ground legally but is timely, given the recent brouhaha over copyright in tattoos. Unremarkably, because I’m not sure how anyone could think differently, there is no discussion on the copyrightability of tattoos; that is...

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