Blockchain: The New-Age Copyright Registrar?

*Professor Festinger, please accept this as my paper to go towards 20% of my final grade.   Blockchain: The New-Age Copyright Registrar?   I. Copyright in the Digital Environment It is estimated that, in 2020, 64.2 zettabytes of data created, captured, copied and consumed on the internet.[1] In today’s Web 2.0, creative works are created, […]

Ed Sheeran Lawsuit — Independent Creation in the Music Industry

Hey everyone, hope the exams are going well. I recently saw this in my YouTube feed and wanted to make a quick post. Apparently, there has been a copyright lawsuit involving his music, which I did not know about (See attached article for more details). What I wanted to focus on, however, was a point […]

Leonard v Nike Inc: Board Man Doesn’t Get Paid

Leonard v Nike Inc: Board Man Doesn’t Get Paid

*Please note that I wrote this to post before class 2, so it only covers the course material from class 1 and week 2 readings: Hey everyone, the Kenrick & Co v Lawrence & Co case from our first class about a drawing of a hand reminded me of one of the most memorable copyright […]

Ed Sheeran Height

Ed Sheeran Height

Hello everyone, Just as a follow-up to one of the most important topics from the last class, I would like to share this research showing that Ed Sheeran’s height in fact is not 4’11”. Rather, as the attached article shows, he is 5 feet and 7¾ inches tall. The author also points out that “[t]here’s nothing […]