Foundation Seeks To Extend Copyright On Anne Frank’s Diary By Naming Her Father As Co-Author

The Foundation that holds the copyright on one of the most famous works about the Holocaust is seeking to extend their copyright in Europe by naming Otto Frank co-author of his daughter’s published diary.

If A Monkey Takes A Selfie, Who Owns The Copyright?

Wikipedia is refusing to recognize a photographer’s copyright claim because a monkey took the picture.

Aereo Loses Big As Supreme Court Upholds Intellectual Property Protections

New technology doesn’t mean that the laws don’t apply.

Aereo And Broadcast Networks Battle Over The Future Of Television

Tomorrow, the Supreme Court will hear argument in a case that will likely be this era’s version of the Betamax case.

Federal Judge Rules That Most Of Sherlock Holmes Is Now Public Domain

Thanks to a Federal District Court Judge, most of Sherlock Holmes is now in the public domain.

New Beatles Material Being Released Solely To Extend Rights Under Copyright Laws

An example of how copyright laws have been perverted to protect corporate interests rather than encourage artistic creativity.

“Happy Birthday To You” And What’s Wrong With Intellectual Property Law

A song written when Grover Cleveland was President is still protected by Copyright Law. That makes no sense at all.

Who Owns Your iTunes Library When You Die?

Technically, you don’t own your digital music files. That means you can’t transfer them to your heirs after you die.

Federal Judge: Copying An Entire Article Can Be “Fair Use” Under Copyright Laws

For the second time in two weeks, copyright lawsuit mill Righthaven has suffered a loss in Federal Court.