property rights

The real life ‘UP’ house becomes ad for movie

I’m sure you’ve all heard a story about a home owner who just won’t sell to make way for progress (usually in the form of a parking garage, department store, or condominiums). There is just such a house in Seattle, whose owner Edith Macefield has… Read More »The real life ‘UP’ house becomes ad for movie

Disney asked to repudiate copying foreign shows

A few months ago Deadline Hollywood posted a memo ABC/Disney sent to it’s show runners asking them to in essence help them copy foreign shows without having to pay for the rights to them. Now FRAPA, the foriegn body responsible for protecting those rights has… Read More »Disney asked to repudiate copying foreign shows