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Supreme Court lets Sherlock Holmes remain in the public domain

From today’s Publisher’s Lunch: Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Sherlock Holmes Case On Monday the Supreme Court declined to hear the final appeal from the estate of Arthur Conan Doyle, which claims the Sherlock Holmes characters remain protected by copyright … Continue reading

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“Blurred Lines” lawsuit goes on and on…

More or less fully reported here on Sidebar, here’s the current stage of a lawsuit and countersuit involving Robin Thicke, the late Marvin Gaye, one song “Blurred Lines,” and another song, “Got to Give It Up:” Robin Thicke sues Marvin … Continue reading

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“In Dispute Over a Song, Marvin Gaye’s Family Files a Countersuit”

No kidding. We all knew this would happen, right? Indeed, I hoped it would happen after I noted that Robin Thicke had “pre-emptively” sued Marvin Gaye’s family over “Got to Give It Up.” Difficult for me to grasp the “pre-emptive” … Continue reading

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