As a new case involving Dwight Yoakam illustrates, serving a copyright termination notice is fraught with potential pitfalls, and mistakes come easy and often. Can the "harmless error" doctrine save the day?
The First Circuit rules that the classic 1960 board game "The Game of Life" was created as a work made for hire. Here's why it matters.
The release of a new film in the "Predator" franchise may hinge on an obscure but increasingly important aspect of copyright termination.
Can the Copyright Act's "derivative works exception" help the Phillies blunt the effect of a copyright termination notice from their mascot's designer?
How a common entertainment industry tax planning tool may prevent artists and their heirs from utilizing the Copyright Act’s termination provision.