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By Ed Baden-Powell
A recent case, Crosstown v Rive Droite, upheld a reversion of copyright to songwriters – widely regarded as a bad move if you are a publisher.
By Ed Baden-Powell
As EU law stands, evergreen hits of the early '60s (such as the Beatles catalogue) will soon lose copyright protection. The copyright term for sound recordings lasts only 50 years in EU member states, compared with 95 years in the US.
By Nicola McCormick
In the search for a pithy, apposite book title it is sometimes appealing to reference or parody a well-known brand, phrase or name but will this cause a problem if that name is a registered trade mark?