We are finally starting to see a few glimpses of fall here in Mississippi, by way of the changing leaves and cooler temperatures in the morning. Fall means gourds, colorful leaves, and holiday cornucopias. This past week brought to mind several copyright issues – a cornucopia of copyright. My social media feeds have billowed news … Continue reading
Posted in September 2015 …
It’s Time to Light the Lights – Again
It’s time to light the lights, again. For those who do not know me well, it might come as a surprise to you that this very serious intellectual property law nerd loves a frog. Few things bring me more joy than Kermit the Frog. As young girl growing up in my version of a swamp, lower … Continue reading
The Eye of Music Copyright Law
There is this urban myth I hear all the time. “If I just “use a few seconds” of a song then it is fair use, and I do not need a license.” I deliberately chose the word “myth” because it is just that – a myth. As a very general rule, most use of music requires … Continue reading
ReBlog – NFL Parody or Copyright Infringement?
The House of Saucier is in gear getting ready for football season. There are meals to plan, snacks to purchase and games to watch. For The Hubs, it truly is the most wonderful time of the year. I was hopeful this example of potential copyright infringement with the NFL had gone away. I guess I … Continue reading