As a new lawsuit involving the popular comic book and animated series "Invincible" shows, the failure to properly document the copyright status of a jointly-created work at the beginning can lead to messy consequences later.
Marvel is battling copyright termination notices over some of its most famous and valuable characters. Here's what it all means.
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.
A new complaint against former Geffen Records employee Robert Fisher seeks a declaration that Nirvana is the rightful copyright owner of the band’s iconic smiley face logo.
How a common entertainment industry tax planning tool may prevent artists and their heirs from utilizing the Copyright Act’s termination provision.
Ono alleges infringement of 374 family photos she claims were stolen as part of an elaborate scheme to profit from John Lennon's death. Does she have a case? And does Ono actually own the copyrights in the photos?