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Re: Need advice on obtaining or using copy writed music

Postby The Red Bladder » Thu Jun 22, 2017 2:47 am

blinddrew wrote:That's something of an exaggeration there RB.
Not entirely - public domain as a result of failure to defend a copyright was overturned in 2014 when the Supreme Court issued its opinion in Petrella v. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc.

However, in that judgement, blatant failure does lead to the IP passing into PD.

The belief however persists in most owners of IP, that they MUST protect at all costs!

blinddrew wrote: The only aspect of IP that is affected by this is trademark, and even then it's not as clear-cut as that.

True for TMs, of course!
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