According to MTV News, if it were up to Danish musician Lazar Lakic, we would all be living in a Trap Queen-less world. Lakic is suing rapper Fetty Wap and producer Tony Fadd over their quadruple platinum and Grammy nominated hit song “Trap Queen” on grounds that he is the true … [Read more...] about A Possible Legal Trap for “Trap Queen”
By Douglas Hand, Jr. and Marc S. Reiner I. Introduction Englishman Charles Frederick Worth is credited as the father of the modern fashion industry in the nineteenth century. Through his brand – House of Worth – he was the first designer to create a … [Read more...] about Is Real-World Protection Available for Fictional Fashions?
While websites that host infringing content are host to millions of users daily, few of these users pay money for the sites’ services. Instead, advertising from consumer brands does. In another step towards severing the “unholy alliance” between on-site advertisers and piracy … [Read more...] about U.K. Hits Piracy Sites Where It Hurts: Ad Revenues
This past Monday, Warner Music agreed to pay $14 million dollars to end its lawsuit involving the rights to the song “Happy Birthday to You.” Back in 2014, a film producer and two New York music producers filed the class action lawsuit after paying exorbitant … [Read more...] about “Happy Birthday” Suit Settled for $14 Million
A popular YouTube channel called “The Fine Bros” is under fire this week following an announcement regarding the company’s intellectual property. The channel and its two founding brothers rocketed to fame after creating a series of reaction videos, including “Kids React” and … [Read more...] about YouTube Brothers’ Trademark Claims Provoke Angry Reaction