Austin Pendleton, director of acclaimed productions of Uncle Vanya and Three Sisters at the Classic Stage Company, now tackles Anton Chekov’s masterpiece, Ivanov. Ethan Hawke stars as Nikolai Ivanov, Chekov’s first dramatic anti-hero, the financially troubled provincial landowner married to a woman who renounced her family to be with him and now finds herself renounced
David Mamet’s Glengarry Glenn Ross, starring Al Pacino, begins previews Friday, October 19 and opens Saturday, December 8. The Pulitzer Prize and Tony-winning play follows the lives of four desperate Chicago real estate agents over two days as they descend from lies and threats to bribery and burglary in an increasingly frantic push to sell
The Copyright Office issued a statement of policy (37 CFR Part 201), effective June 22, 2012, to clarify the practices relating to the claims in compilations, and in particular claims involving the selection of uncopyrightable subject matter. The definition of a “compilation” in Section 101 of the Copyright Act is a work formed by the
South Park, the long running television show, is no-stranger to parodies, spoofing everything from High School Musical to The Passion of The Christ. But their humor was not appreciated by Brownmark Films, LLC, (“Brownmark”), who sued the comedy show for copyright infringement when it made fun of its dance video What What (In the Butt)
How Much Is Too Much? Transformative Works vs. Derivative Works: Photographer Wins Appropriation Art Copyright Case
Patrick Cariou, a professional photographer won his case in District Court in New York against well-known appropriation artist Richard Prince and the Gagosian Gallery after several of Cariou’s pieces were appropriated without consent in Prince’s “Canal Zone” series showing at the Gagosian in 2008.
On March 2, 2011, the Supreme Court of the United States granted certiorari in a 10th Circuit case to review whether the Court of Appeals correctly upheld the constitutionality of §104A of the Copyright Act, which created or restored U.S. copyright protection to foreign works in 1996 which never had U.S. protections or had earlier