As screenwriters and studios negotiate AI’s role in the entertainment industry, it’s important to be mindful of some core copyright protection principles.
Photographer Jeff Sedlik and tattoo artist Kat Von D each claim the Supreme Court’s Warhol decision entitles them to summary judgment their long-running copyright dispute.
The server test is alive and well—at least in the Ninth Circuit—and shields the embedding of social media posts from copyright infringement liability.
A new complaint involving competing pooping puppy puzzles shows why drawing the line between ideas and expression can be difficult business.
In a first-of-its-kind lawsuit, Columbia Pictures claims that a writer's use of a loan-out company prevents him from terminating the studio's rights in the film "Bad Boys."
Can you copyright a rhythm? The world's biggest pop star says no, and the future of the entire reggaetón industry may hang in the balance.
Five things to know about the Supreme Court's new purpose-driven fair use opinion in Andy Warhol Foundation v. Goldsmith
The jury has spoken: Ed Sheeran's "Thinking Out Loud" doesn't infringe the copyright in Marvin Gaye's "Let's Get It On."
The world's largest record company says it has a clear view of the legal landscape surrounding AI-generated music. The reality is more complicated.
Serial copyright plaintiffs beware: the discovery rule may not excuse late-filed infringement claims brought by "seasoned litigators."
The future of "controlled digital lending" is in doubt after a court rules that the Internet Archive's online library is not protected by fair use.