It is Friday again and that means that it is time for another episode of the Copyright 2.0 Show.
And what a week it was for copyright news. In addition to missing a week due to the 6th International Plagiarism Conference, we had what is likely going to be the biggest copyright story of the year, the Supreme Court’s judgment against TV streaming service Aereo.
But it’s even bigger than that. We also have a key appeals court ruling that Sherlock Holmes is (mostly) in the public domain. Another key ruling in a copyright transfer case that could impact musicians currently fighting to reclaim control of their copyrights and news that the Jack Kirby estate is getting a huge boost in its fight to get the Supreme Court to take up its copyright termination fight.
All of that and much more on this, Episode 331 of the Copyright 2.0 Show!
This week’s stories include:
- Supreme Court Rules Against Aereo, Says Service is Infringing
- Appeals Court Upholds Sherlock Holmes Public Domain Status
- George Clinton Loses Fight to Hang Onto Copyrights in Debt Fight
- Big Guns Come Out to Support Jack Kirby’s Estate in Termination Fight
- Smokey Robinson and His Ex-Wife Tangle Over Possible Terminated Rights
- Beastie Boys Drop Bombshell in TufAmerica Case
- India Added to Piracy Wach List in Special 301 Report
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