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Licensing: The Sequel - The Intellectual Property Lecture Series at Suffolk University Law School

"Licensing: The Sequel" (Part 1 - December 20) At Suffolk University Law School in Boston, Copyright Clearance Center joined with the school and LexisNexis on November 8, 2010 to present The Intellectual Property Lecture Series. In this first of two installments presenting "Licensing...

The Remix Artist's Catch-22: A Proposal for Compulsory Licensing for Transformative, Sampling-Based Music

By Robert M. Vrana* *Candidate for J.D., Washington and Lee University School of Law 2011; B.A., University of Pennsylvania 2008. Excerpt from The Remix Artist's Catch-22: A Proposal for Compulsory Licensing for Transformative, Sampling-Based Music , 68 Wash & Lee L. Rev. 811 (Spring...

A Few Lines from Hamlet Best Describe Dr. Pepper’s Recent Trademark Suit against Oldest Bottler

If alive today, Shakespeare would be a Dr. Pepper drinker. The prolific bard (the general consensus being that he wrote 37 plays) would want a soft drink of prolific taste (Dr. Pepper boasts 23 flavors). In light of Shakespeare's likely affinity for Dr. Pepper, I offer a few lines of Hamlet ...

Royalty/Licensing Rates For Mobile Music Upheld by Second Circuit

MobiTV, Inc. (Mobi) purchases programming from cable television networks and transmits it to wireless carriers, to which consumers subscribe to obtain wireless service on their mobile phones. Basically, Mobi acts as a middleman between "content providers" - television networks, record labels...