Copyright ownership is often referred to as a “bundle of rights.” In other words, when you own the copyright on a particular artistic work, you not only own the right to copy and sell the work, but also the right to create derivative works (modifications or new expressions, based on the original), perform the work … Read more
Our summer clerk comes through again to explain why certain Madison venues are the way they are. He may not appreciate all of the great winter activities available in our fair state and city, but he makes up for it by explaining some of our city’s quirks. Summertime is an excellent time (and one of … Read more
Joseph Beckmann, our intrepid summer law clerk, had a question, “Why are some buildings ADA compliant and others not?” And so a research project and blog post came to be! Enjoy the fruits of his labor. When businesses look to move into a space or look to construct a new building , one of the … Read more
We file a lot of trademarks here at OG+S. At the most basic level, a trademark allows you the right to exclude someone else from using your name or logo – and also allows you to exclude someone from using a name or logo that is close (or kinda close) to your protected name or logo. … Read more
We are revisiting your civics courses in elementary and high school in the next few weeks in order to set up a discussion about copyright law. It is a bit of a meandering walk to get to a point, but I think the views along the way are important and will help make the final … Read more
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An original design of a building can be protected by copyright as long as it is produced in a “tangible medium.” A tangible medium is something that can be seen and reproduced, including a constructed building or architectural plans, models, or drawings. Protection extends to the overall form as well as the arrangement and composition … Read more