Category Archives: Commerce

Update to music remixing vs. remastering

In response to my last post on remixing versus remastering, Kevin Erickson of the Future of Music Coalition helpfully pointed out some further nuances in the distinction between the two.

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Music Remixing vs. Remastering: What was licensed in the ABS v. CBS lawsuit?

Should new digital versions of classic old analog recordings sound essentially the same as the originals, or provide a fresh take on them? For some record labels with valuable old sound recordings, licenses that should have established the labels’ decisions … Continue reading

Categories: Art, Commerce, Commercialization, Creativity, Electrical & Digital Arts, Goods/Artifacts, Intellectual Property, Uncategorized

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Digital First Sale at Asia-Pacific IP Forum

Recently I spoke on digital first sale at the 2014 Asia-Pacific IP Forum, an annual event that rotates amongst the partner law schools including UW, Seoul National University, East China University, and others. The event was hosted in Seoul Korea … Continue reading

Categories: Art, Commerce, Commercialization, Creativity, Electrical & Digital Arts, Fine Arts, Goods/Artifacts, Information Technology, Innovation, Intellectual Property, Services, Technology Entrepreneurship

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USPTO Cancellation of Redskins trademark does not mean the end of the mark/name

The media is treating the TTAB’s cancellation of 6 of the Redskins’ trademarks as if this is the end of the name/mark (pending appeal). http://nyti.ms/1l2Wela But, as the TTAB itself points out, federal registration is not the totality of trademark … Continue reading

Categories: Commerce, Goods/Artifacts, Intellectual Property, Law, Services

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Crowdfunding’s Impact on Start-Up IP Strategy

[The following is summarized from my forthcoming article in the George Mason Law Review] Crowdfunding has been heralded as a revolutionary and democratic way to connect ordinary individuals with innovative projects they would like to support. The version involving equity … Continue reading

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