Choudhury v. Evolation Yoga: Is Copyright Law Flexible Enough to Encompass Yoga Poses?

Ryan Karr

For more than a century, courts have been grappling with the issue of what types of work are eligible for copyright protection. New mediums of expression present challenges to the traditional analyses, and the law continues to evolve on this issue. In the case of Choudhury v. Evolation Yoga[1], the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals […]

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Lenz v. Universal Music: Don’t Be Hasty In Sending a DMCA Takedown Notice

Ryan Karr

Even though we are nearing two decades since the passage of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (the “DMCA”), litigation over the interpretation of the DMCA continues to push the envelope of copyright law. In possibly one of the most important decisions interpreting the DMCA, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in Lenz v. Universal Music […]

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