Correction for Music Law, 8th edition, concerning royalty rates for mechanical royalties
The statutory rate for mechanical royalties is 9.1 cents per song.
The Defend Trade Secrets Act
A new federal law allows federal courts to hear civil trade secret cases.
2015 Copyright Update
Here are some important copyright cases and administrative activity for 2015.
Supreme Court Rules That Garment Design Elements Are Copyrightable
In Star Athletica, L.L.C. v. Varsity Brands, Inc., the Supreme Court opened the door to greater copyright protection for the fashion industry.