At the same AI and copyright round-table referred to in my last post, Stephen Carlisle of Nova Southeastern University posed this question:  Is the application of “transformative” analysis under the fair use doctrine threatening to extinguish the derivative works right?  This grabbed my attention, partly because it jibed with comments I made in at least two posts about Brammer v. ...

You may have read recently that some of the major studios, most prominently Disney, are alleged to have infringed the patent rights in a certain motion-capture system used to make blockbuster films like the multi-billion-dollar Marvel movies.  Further, an article like this one in Hollywood Reporter by Eriq Gardner might give a reader the impression that a) the patent infringement ...

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