The Supreme Court will hear Lee v. Tam, a case involving a band that considers the rejection of its band name, The Slants, a free speech issue.
The drafted legislation would allow copyright owners to avoid costly federal lawsuits when protecting intellectual property.
A claim of copyright infringement attempts to shut down a show about the silencing of women.
A California mayor is responding to a vocal critic by attempting to use a questionable copyright claim as a censorship tool.
At the 28th Session of the Human Rights Council in March 2015, Ms. Farida Shaheed, the UN Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights, presented her report on copyright laws and policies and their effect on artistic freedom. The report emphasizes the need to balance intellectual property rights with the need to empower creativity. It supports copyright exceptions and limitations that enable caricature, parody, pastiche and appropriation art, which all borrow recognizably […]