Double Falsehood Not False After All

New evidence has come to light that the 18th century play Double Falsehood — whose author famously claimed (to mixed reviews) that it was based on Shakespeare’s missing play Cardenio — actually is derived from Shakespeare’s lost work.  Rumors abound that the play will be performed by the Royal Shakespeare Company when the Swan Theatre in Stratford reopens. One mystery remains — what did Lewis Theobold do with the three copies of Cardenio he claimed to possess?  For the full story see Mark Brown’s article in the Guardian.

I am a commercial litigator and intellectual property lawyer in Orange County. Although my practice encompasses a wide variety of business disputes, I have a particular fondness for, and am prone to wax philosophical on, the subjects of copyright and trademark infringement in music, literature, art, and film.

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