Jack Ryan: The Hunt for… Copyright Ownership!
In February 2021, a U.S. federal court in the state of Maryland handed down a decision regarding Jack Ryan, one of Hollywood’s most prolific spies. However, after nearly 90 pages of legal analysis and a review of events reaching back to the 1980s, the Judge
When does a musician not own their music?
My reflections from Week 2 of the CopyrightX programme at Harvard Law School. Dmitri Shostakovich (1906 – 1975) was a Soviet and Russian composer and pianist, whose piano concertos (such as this one) I really enjoy, and often listened to while studying in law school. Shostakovich
A lawyer walks into an art gallery…
My reflections from Week 1 of the CopyrightX programme at Harvard Law School. Can bad art benefit from copyright protection? Yes! In fact, even something that is not artistic at all can be copyright protected, provided that it is original and creative. But does this mean
CopyrightX at Harvard – an introduction!
I'm so excited to announce that I've been selected for CopyrightX, a programme run by Harvard Law School and Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet & Society. For 12 weeks (late January - April) I'll be exploring the current law of copyright, and the impact
Why IP? 5 Things every creative and start-up should know
On Wednesday 7 October 2020, I was delighted to be on the panel for a webinar masterclass organised by Krissi Boakye of AH Innovations, to help people navigate the wonderful world of start-ups, side hustles and content creation. The event was hosted by Chipo Kureya,