Friday, August 11, 2017
Can You Change Two Words To A Song And Claim A New Copyright?; Above The Law, August 10, 2017
Krista L. Cox, Above The Law;
"In order to be copyrightable as a derivative work, the new work must “add new original copyrightable authorship.” We will (shall?) see whether these small changes were big enough to warrant copyright protection. And if a court indeed finds that it is, well, I guess that means it’s time for me to start marketing “Ringing Bells.”"