Snidely referred to as Mickey Mouse Copyright Law, copyright duration has been shaped by the beloved Disney character. Here's how Warner Bros. used the law against a defense alleging the use of a Gone With The Wind character should be considered fair use images.
What happens to artwork when artists or art collectors divorce? We discuss the various obstacles to overcome, including equitable distribution, copyright and Visual Artists Rights Act (VARA) considerations and getting an art appraiser.
Facebook has updated its user policies in order to be more inclusive of certain images. Here's why that decision doesn't really affect artist censorship.
Was Google responsible for firing the Director of the Copyright Office, Maria Pallante? And, what does her firing mean for creators?
Filmmakers can use characters from their favorite novels in their films, but under copyright law, they must obtain express permission from the author.
As the 3D printing industry continues to grow, many designers are turning to Creative Commons to share their work. But is that really the best way to do so?
Richard Prince has another lawsuit alleging copyright infringement on his hands. Will his fair use defense save him this time?
A fan-made game that irrefutably amounts to copyright infringement, Pokemon Uranium probably won't be sued by Nintendo for the offense.
Getty Images is once again being accused of copyright violations due to falsely claiming photographs as its own. This time by photo sharing site, Zuma Press.
Is it okay for some companies, Like VidAngel, to censor films by cutting out potentially obscene or offensive material and then offer those films for sale? Is it copyright infringement?
Famed photographer, Carol M. Highsmith, is suing Getty Images for $1 billion dollars after receiving a demand letter to remove her own photo from her website. Does she really have a legally sufficient claim worth that kind of money? We analyze the case and give you our take on the outcome.
It's common to see art fair visitors snapping photos of artworks for Instagram, but does the practice constitute copyright infringement, or is it fair use?