Is Happy Birthday Copyright Protected?

August 11th, 2013

One of the most timeless issues in copyright law involves the most popular song in the world: “Happy Birthday.” Is it true that “Happy Birthday” is protected by copyright? Do you need to get a music license to use “Happy Birthday”? We always thought so but a new lawsuit seeks to prove us wrong.

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The Law Around Product Placement in Independent Film

August 4th, 2013

Consulting with an entertainment attorney before using products in a film is crucial. Make sure to consider rights clearance for your independent film project. Don’t just take it from me; this article covers the basics.

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