Archive for the ‘Copyright’ tag
Lady Gaga has successfully stopped Lady Goo Goo from appearing in YouTube videos and on iTunes, at least temporarily. Lady Goo Goo is one of the animated “moshlings” that appear on a popular UK-based social networking and gaming site for children. The “Moshi Monsters” can be adopted and cared for by website visitors; another popular [...]
My friend wants to leave house & assets to her husband if she passes, but at his death have everything come back to her beneficiaries, not his family. How does she do this?
The adult children of Jack Kirby, the main artist behind “Spider-Man,” “X-Men,” “The Incredible Hulk,” and other famous comic books, have lost their attempt to reclaim his works through a mechanism known as “copyright termination.” U.S. District Court Judge Colleen McMahon in the Southern District of New York granted a motion for summary judgment in [...]
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Is there any thing illegal about people sending money to White House to help pay off debt. we’ve sent money to other countries how does that work?
I registered a Trademark for my product’s name. Apparently I registered it as a logo mark. Does this protect the name also? Or just the logo style?
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has teamed up with the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), other media outlets, and Internet service providers (ISPs) to form the brand new Center for Copyright Information (CCI) and tackle piracy with a “six strikes plan.” The gist of the plan is that ISPs will send up [...]
When Republican Michele Bachmann announced her candidacy for US president on June 27, she used Tom Petty’s “American Girl” to rally her supporters. And Petty didn’t like it. The musician’s lawyers were reportedly working on a cease and desist before the day was out. Bachmann shouldn’t have been surprised. When George W. Bush tried to [...]
Greg Sandoval at CNET reports that Internet service providers (ISPs) including Verizon, Comcast, and AT&T may be ready to come together to fight piracy. Sandoval’s unnamed source revealed that a deal which “appears to have the potential to become one of the most potent antipiracy strategies ever implemented” may be announced as soon as next [...]
Crooked Mechanics, Admitting Someone to a Psychiatric Hospital, and More Legal Advice – Free Joe Friday 6/24/11
What is needed to admit someone to a psychiatric hospital, a power of attorney for healthcare or an LPS conservatorship? I work in a Psych hospital and this question keeps coming up.