Appeals Court Finds that South Park “What-What” Parody is “Obvious” Fair Use; Dismisses Copyright Infringement Case

. The most remarkable aspect of this decision is that it affirmed the District Court’s authority to dismiss a copyright claim based on fair use prior to any discovery to avoid the burdens and costs of litigation.  The District Court also awarded attorney’s fees to the defendant. The opinion: Brownback Films v. Comedy Partners The videos: http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/south-park-what-what-butt-lawsuit-270863 h/t How Appealing For informational purposes only, this is not legal advice.]]]]> ]]>

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For all the Originalists’ trash talk I’m shocked that most of William Blackstone’s writings are out of print. In 2016, Oxford University Press published an

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