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As the fireworks lit the sky over the White House during the Republican National Convention in August, some songs traditionally associated with conservative politics accompanied the fanfare, including “God Bless the USA” and “You’re a Grand Old Flag.” However, one particularly interesting choice was the late Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah,” as performed by singer-son [ ... ]


A “Free the Flag” campaign is raging in Australia, the latest chapter in a long-simmering controversy over the copyright rights to the Aboriginal flag. The controversy raises issues of fair dealing in copyright licensing.

The flag was designed in 1971 by indigenous artist and copyright holder Harold Thomas for a national Indigenous Day. In 1995 the flag was proclaim [ ... ]


On July 14, 2020, DTTM Operations LLC (“DTTM”), the entity that holds trademarks for President Donald Trump’s for-profit businesses, filed an application with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“PTO”) seeking the exclusive right to use the term TELERALLY as a service mark for “organizing events in the fields of politics and political campaigning.” (A ser [ ... ]


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