Is “Complexifier” a Real Word? A Slate Investigation.
The European Union Just Canceled McDonald’s Trademark for Big Macs. Wait, What?
No One Should Be Shocked by the EU Copyright Law That Would “Ban Memes”
The Blockbuster Barbie Case That Tested the Limits of Copyright
Ed Sheeran Is Getting Sued for Plagiarism, Again
Sesame Workshop Is Suing the Producers of That Melissa McCarthy Movie With the Ejaculating Puppet
Why Every Media Company Fears This Guy
A Trademark War Roils the Romance World: Who Owns Cocky?
There Are Thousands of Secret Patents That the U.S. Government Refuses to Make Public
Soon, We May Give More Rights to Artificial Intelligence Than to Animals
A Horrifying 1927 “Apparatus for Obtaining Criminal Confessions” and Other Spooky Patents
State Department Tries to Start “Fake Twitter Feud,” Understands Neither Feuds nor Twitter
Should the Patent and Trademark Office Be Allowed to Change Its Mind?
What Beyoncé and Justin Bieber Taught Me About Fair Use
How Army of Darkness Is Like the Digital Millennium Copyright Act
This New Lawsuit From PETA Isn’t Just Absurd. It’s Cruel.
Good News: Replicas of 16th-Century Sculptures Are Not Off-Limits for 3-D Printers
How Confusion About Creativity Sustains a Flawed Copyright System
It’s Officially OK to Put Nintendo Characters in Non-Commercial Projects
Major Scrabble Brouhaha: Can You Copyright a List of Words?