Month: June 2014

Audio Casebook: Franklin Mint Corporation v. National Wildlife Art Exchange (1978) (the cardinals paintings)

Listen to the Audio Casebook: Franklin Mint Corporation v. National Wildlife Art Exchange (1978) (the cardinals paintings)

 

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Audio Casebook: Capitol Records v. ReDigi (2013) (reselling “used” digital music)

Listen to the Audio Casebook: Capitol Records v. ReDigi (2013) (reselling “used” digital music)

The Breyer-Ginsburg Copyright Schism

Copyright decisions issued by the Supreme Court over the last two decades have followed a trend: Justice Ginsburg tends to write in favor of the authors and intellectual property owners, and Justice Breyer tends to write in favor of the intellectual property repurposes and distributors. What does this mean for the impending ABC v Aereo decision about the redistribution of broadcast television programs?