Copyright, compared to other forms of intellectual property, is acutely and uniquely attuned to the film and television industry. Somewhat distinctive of these industries are the numerous, low–threshold hurdles that can significantly interfere with a copyright owner’s commercial exploitation of their work in connection with a film or television production.
This post was originally published on the Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal website on October 1, 2012. The original post can be accessed via the Archived Link button above.
Anderson, Paul G., "Jarecki v. Ohoven: MedImmune as a Sword for Certain Copyright Owners" (2012). AELJ Blog. 9.