Online Links for Copyright Cases


Georgetown database

Website supported by the coursebook authors -- lots of useful information and links


Video Games

Defender - Williams


Titanic Trailer

Music & Videos

Music for copyright cases online - Columbia Law Library

YouTube 4 chord song medley - 19 song version -- List of songs included

36 song version of 4 chord medley

Pachelbel's Canon in contemporary guise Pachebel Rant

6 song collision

Chuck Berry's "Sweet Little Sixteen" and The Beach Boys "Surfin' USA"

David Bowie and Freddie Mercury 's "Under Pressure" and Vanilla Ice's "Ice, Ice, Baby"; Wikipedia article on the two songs

"Time Has Come Today" -- story Chambers Brothers song

"Funky Drummer" Clyde Stubblefield James Brown

Rick James' "Super Freak" and MC Hammer's "Can't Touch This"

Music--theory using the Beatles as an example


Texts online
Hard copy texts
“Intolerance online”
Scientology use of IP
YouTube - Diggs
YouTube South Park

Free Speech

Viacom dispute – EFF Posting

Colbert Report – Viacom


Actual framing - Brown@50 cases

Faux framing - IIPSJ

Potentially misleading framing

Parody, Copying, Derivative Works

Mona Monica -- New Yorker

Mona Monica -- Student's independent work

I have a dream -- autotune MLK - derivative work

I have a dream MLK speech -- (start around 5:20)

Images generally

Sarony - Oscar Wilde
Bleistein - Circus Poster
Baker v. Selden - ledger
Baker v. Selden - intro page

Picasso - front
Picasso - side/back
Picasso knockoff

Picasso - sdj -- front
Picasso - sdj - back

Balinese Dancer

Wheaton v Peters (1834)
Mickey Mouse
Maltese Falcon


Three elephants

Adams - Grand Tetons

Tom the Dancing Bug -- SuperCopyright Cartoon

Vikings Super Bowl