Some might say that there is neither rhyme nor reason to the rule of plagiarism when the great Bard himself was a creative "borrower." No one tries to plagiarize Shakespeare because – among other reasons – getting caught is a foregone conclusion. But occasionally an intemperate, hot-blooded youth will think a little borrowing and re-mixing is simply fair play
Can one desire too much of a good thing? Since I received command to do this business I have not slept one wink. If you asked it of me, I could a tale unfold . . .
No copyright notice ≠ no copyright
Zaentz’s lawyers have sought to trademark THE HOBBIT for virtually every category of international goods
. . . of late the PTO has been turning away dot-com trademark applications like unwanted junk mail . . .
Despite her purported admiration for the online Lexicon, when RDR Books proposed to publish a print version, Rowling filed a copyright infringement lawsuit in New York District Court seeking to enjoin the publication.
Just before the closing bell on Friday, Universal filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against Grooveshark’s parent company, Escape Media Group