Last Thursday, June 21, 2016, an eight-person jury in the United States District Court for the Central District of California unanimously determined that Led Zeppelin’s “Stairway to Heaven” does not infringe a copyright owned by psychedelic-rock band Spirit. The plaintiff, Michael Skidmore, as the... read more
As many of you may know, SCOTUS heard oral arguments regarding Copyright Law's First Sale Doctrine back in November when the rest of Washington was shut down because of Hurricane Sandy.  Here's a little primer.  While it is impermissible under 17 U.S.C 106 to import a work "without the... read more