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Will Disney’s Copyright on Mickey Mouse Ever Expire?

Fifteen years ago Congress passed a 20 year extension of copyright in the USA. The Sonny Bono Copyright Extension Act was also known as the Mickey Mouse Copyright Extension as The Walt Disney Company’s desire to keep Mickey Mouse protected … Continue reading

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Hoop Dee Doo Revue Rewritten Due to Copyright Claim

It’s a long and sordid story, but the crux of the matter is the original Hoop Dee Doo Revue featured a song based on a famous Perry Como polka (here it here). Alas, all these years later the owners of … Continue reading

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Disney Wins Big In Marvel Lawsuit

A judge has dropped a lawsuit against Marvel by the heirs of Jack Kirby. The suit was based on the fact that Kirby’s work, including the creation of many of Marvel’s main superheroes, was done on a work-for-hire basis and … Continue reading

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Bloom – Beautiful New Video from the remix artist Pogo

Remix artist Pogo, who has had a rocky relationship with Disney (sometimes on payroll, sometimes banned from doing his work), has apparently gotten clearance to release another of his amazingly beautiful video remix works. This one is titled Bloom and … Continue reading

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