Photographers Clap Back at Ariana Grande’s Copyright Grabs

Photographers Clap Back at Ariana Grande’s Copyright Grabs

Ariana Grande’s “Sweetener” World Tour is not so sweet for the press photographers tasked with capturing her star power on stage. Major media outlets including The New York Times, Associated Press, and the Los Angeles Times have joined forces with the National Press...
Sorry, Nicki

Sorry, Nicki

On Monday, October 22nd, 2018, Tracy Chapman slapped Nicki Minaj with a copyright lawsuit.  In her complaint, Chapman alleges that her song “Baby Can I Hold You” was sampled in Minaj’s song entitled “Sorry” without Chapman’s permission.  Beginning in June 2018,...
Landmark Music Copyright Reform Becomes Law

Landmark Music Copyright Reform Becomes Law

At a ceremony in the Oval Office on Thursday, President Trump signed the Music Modernization Act into law. The Act represents a major reform of Section 115 of the U.S. Copyright Act. It received bipartisan support in Congress and has been widely praised by major...