Tag Archives: copyright

Follow the Leader: The Global Revolution of Copyright Law Amidst AI Innovation

By: Lakshmi Sanmuganathan On April 4, 2023, the track titled “Heart on My Sleeve” was uploaded to social media and streaming services by TikTok user Ghostwriter977. Generated by artificial intelligence (AI), the song garnered rapid, viral attention for its uncanny ability to mimic the singing, lyrical, and production style of Canadian musicians Drake and The Weeknd. […]

Finding a Copyright Balance in a Modernizing World

NIKKI RIGL – A recent case, Garcia v. Google, Inc., caused quite a controversy with its polarized decisions over the last few months regarding an actor’s individually held copyright. The stark differentiations between the panel and en banc rulings of this case are worth noting, and may serve as a jumping off point for the […]

The Beijing Limited: Piracy, Censorship, and the Booming Box Office of China

BY MATTHEW DEBLINGER – I. A Pirate’s Life for Xi President Xi Jinping and the People’s Republic of China have turned a blind-eye to piracy. Historically, China has always been a hub for intellectual property theft, particularly American IP that is ever so protected under the United States Copyright Act of 1976, but China’s piracy […]