Ripping Off the Movies – Who Owns the Stories We Tell

Billion dollar blockbuster?  You can be sure there will be lawsuits to follow.  They will claim that stories they wrote while being employed by a movie studio, stories they wrote in their own published books, and stories they wrote on napkins during a moment of inspiration and sent to movie directors, were stolen to create Hollywood’s newest blockbuster.  Surely there exists some legal protection against movies being made based on previously existing stories.  But how far does that protection extend?  When are the limits of protection reached? Read more...

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Friday, September 16, 2016 - 16:45