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Will There Be a Winner in the Termination Rights Battle?

By: Kristin Kolick, J.D. Candidate 2012, New England Law | Boston 17 U.S.C. § 203 provides generally that the creator of a work other than a work made for hire may terminate an exclusive or nonexclusive grant of rights, thereby regaining the previously granted interest in the work. Under...

The Music Industry’s Impending Firestorm: Termination of Copyrights

Will There Be a Winner in the Termination Rights Battle? 17 U.S.C. § 203 provides generally that the creator of a work other than a work made for hire may terminate an exclusive or nonexclusive grant of rights, thereby regaining the previously granted interest in the work. Under Congress'...