Important Fair Use Decision in Cariou v. Prince

May 19th, 2013

Fair use is an exception to the rule that you cannot use or exploit another’s copyrighted work. Many artist’s rely on fair use to reuse, comment upon, criticize, or parody a copyrighted work. In Cariou v. Prince, Richard Prince had made artwork by painting over some of Patrick Cariou’s published photographs. Years of litigation followed and the Second Circuit Court of Appeals recently handed down its decision.

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Imagine 2020 Denver

May 9th, 2013

The Imagine 2020 project is a survey and development effort designed to give Denver a renewed sense of direction in the promotion of arts, culture and creativity. It is a collaborative effort that seeks to engage all citizens. By documenting the thoughts and input of Denverites, Imagine 2020 will inform an effort to provide resources and collaborative efforts to support arts and culture in our city. A six-month study period will be followed by an evolving, multiyear program to engage citizens, build creative economies and provide an appreciation for the creative works around us.

You can contribute! Take the survey HERE

Supreme Court Copyright Decision has Real Life Implications

May 7th, 2013

Want to sell that old book or CD you have lying around? If you bought it (or even if it was manufactured) overseas, a recent court case could have made that illegal. The Supreme Court ruled that you can resell a copyrighted work and that has important implications..

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