March 2015 | Romano Law


Month: March 2015

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The U.S. Copyright Office Proposes Change in the Music Industry

The United States Copyright Office wants the oldies to become “goodies,” as demonstrated in its February 2015 Report that promotes equal protection for pre-1972 recordings. Music streaming companies profit from broadcasting chart-topping hits of earlier decades, such as the 50s and 60s, without obtaining a license because these songs lack federal copyright protection.  The U.S.

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Protecting an Idea – Part I

Whether it’s for a new business model, gadget, mobile app or TV show, everyone is always looking out for “the next big idea.”  We all know that a good idea can potentially lead to fame, recognition, improving the wellbeing of others or a big pay check.  However, it’s not always easy to make sure that

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