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Archive: August 2017

The Grinch Teaches Fair Use

Posted by Angela Curry, J.D. Candidate 2018 on Friday, August 18th, 2017

It’s not quite Christmas yet but it looks like the Grinch who stole Christmas is making a cameo this summer to teach us all about Parody and Fair Use. Broadway Playwright Mathew Lombardo created a hilariously evil sequel to the famous children’s story How The Grinch Stole Christmas last year and planned to debut the…

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Can’t Take My Eyes Off Of $345 Million: How Spotify’s Alleged Licensing Mishaps May Lead to a Large Payout to Bob Gaudio of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons

Posted by Deidre Davis, J.D. Candidate 2018 on Monday, August 7th, 2017

Twenty years ago, an individual trying to listen to their favorite songs would have to carry around multiple compact discs and a similarly situated portable compact disc player. Today, however, the vast majority of music fanatics can have their songs right at their fingertips without the heavy luggage of the past. Spotify is one of…

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