Which of the following acts violates copyright? Choose all that apply.
Photocopying living American composer
Philip Glass’ “Akhnaten” (1983) scores for a famous orchestra to perform for a live audience without paying. Using a portion of
Frederic Chopin’s “Nocturne Op. 9 No. 2” (1830) in your new pop song. Recording your own quintet performance of “
Strum” (2006) by Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s Composer Jessie Montgomery with her permission. Playing
“Married Life” by Michael Giacchino, the song from Disney Pixar’s adorable film UP on FM/AM radio at the bookstore.
Recently, the concept of
NFTs, or Non-Fungible Tokens, have taken over the internet as the new, hot investment. Unfortunately, so too have people’s misconceptions about what owning an NFT actually is. Many investors think that owning an NFT of a digital image means owning the underlying copyright to the image. Spoiler alert – it doesn’t.
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I was excited to take the
Intellectual Property Survey course at Loyola with Professor Ho in the fall of 2021. However, when the class got to the topic of copyright, I struggled with two topics in that area, one of which was “ improper appropriation.” This dealt with a part of the copyright infringement test that determined whether there was substantial similarity between the two works at issue based only on their protectable expression as I discussed in “ Righting about Copyright, Part 1.”