Tag Archives: intellectual property

On Reserve Podcast Episode 5: Public Domain

In this episode Metadata Services Librarian Rachel Evans interviews Research & Copyright Services Law Librarian Stephen Wolfson. They discuss the growth of the public domain on January 1, 2019 including the 1998 law that added 20 years to copyrights which would have expired … Continue reading

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23 from ’23: Celebrating the Growth of the Public Domain with Digital Exhibits & Silent Film Screenings

A large number of movies, books, songs, and paintings from 1923 entered the public domain on Tuesday  January 1, 2019. For more information as to why plus a list of resources listen to our recent podcast episode about the public … Continue reading

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On Reserve Podcast Episode 2: Music & Law

In this episode co-hosts Leslie Grove and Rachel Evans are joined by Nina Guzman to bring you discussions about music and the law with: Law faculty member and fellow podcaster Joe Miller Alumnae and entertainment attorney Michelle Davis Former law … Continue reading

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Artists’s Rights Symposium at UGA today!

As a follow-up to our recent Music Law Resources spotlight last week, it is almost perfect timing that our neighbors here at UGA, the Terry College of Business, are hosting an Artist’s Rights Symposium. Today the inaugural event is taking … Continue reading

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Avast! Piracy Books Have Been Sighted, Matey!

In honor of International Talk Like A Pirate Day, here are a couple of books from the Law Library collection on digital piracy for your enjoyment! Arrrr…. Pop Song Piracy: Disobedient Music Distribution Since 1929 by Barry Kernfeld located in … Continue reading

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New Book: Democracy of Sound!

In honor of Athfest this weekend, take a look at the new book by Alex Sayf Cummings Democracy of Sound: Music Piracy and the Remaking of American Copyright in the Twentieth Century. It explores the rich history of music piracy … Continue reading

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New Book: Knockoffs!

In their new book The Knockoff Economy: How Imitation Sparks Innovation, authors Kal Raustiala and Christopher Sprigman argue that not only is imitation the sincerest form of flattery, but it also spurs creativity and innovation.  Using the fashion industry as … Continue reading

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