Categorized Arts

On Legal Education

Arts + Education + Media + Public

Learning is a literal changing of the mind, and we can’t go back. What implication for lawyers, for whom few mysteries of society remain?

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RI Tax Exemption for Arts

Arts + Business + Media + Tax

A look at the expansion of Rhode Island’s tax exemption for a range of artistic endeavors.

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First Sale Digital

Arts + Copyright + Media + Tech

A look at the first sale doctrine under 17 U.S.C. §109(a), as well as applicability of the fair use and first sale affirmative defenses.

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First Sale Imports

Arts + Copyright + International + Litigation + Media

Resolving three sections of the Copyright Act – 17 U.S.C. §§106(3) (exclusive rights), 109(a) (first sale exception), and 602(a)(1) (importation restriction).

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Recessionary Decline in Creation

Arts + Copyright + Government + Media + Public

The recession affected copyright filings like it affected the open market, dropping very roughly 50% from peak to trough between 2007 and 2009.

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