Categorized Copyright

Digital Asset Management

Copyright + First Amendment + Litigation + Media + Tech

As our lives become increasingly documented by digital means, the question of legacy and inheritance has too become digital.

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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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