• Posts Tagged ‘fair use’

    That’s How You Write It

    by  • February 13, 2014 • trademark • 0 Comments

    It’s always tricky to sell a business that uses your personal name. Probably a lot of the value of the acquisition is tied to the name — imagine selling Martha Stewart Living Omnipedia without getting full rights to the name “Martha Stewart.” But the person selling the name has made his or her living...

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    Sybersound Records Takes Some Hits

    by  • January 16, 2012 • copyright

    Sybersound Records, Inc. v. UAV Corp. is a 2008 Ninth Circuit decision on joint copyright ownership that wasn’t well-received by either Nimmer on Copyright or Patry on Copyright. In Sybersound, the court held that the transfer of an interest by one joint owner of a copyright could only be a non-exclusive license, not an...

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