Oracle v. Google: Expansive Fair Use Harms Creators

The following post comes from Rebecca Cusey, a third-year law student at Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University, and a movie critic at The Federalist. By Rebecca Cusey The fair use doctrine has expanded far beyond its purpose, according to an amicus brief filed this past Friday on behalf of 13 law professors in … Continue reading “Oracle v. Google: Expansive Fair Use Harms Creators”

Middle Class Artists Want a DMCA System That Works

The following guest post comes from Rebecca Cusey, a second year law student at George Mason University School of Law. By Rebecca Cusey Mason Law’s Arts & Entertainment Advocacy Clinic filed comments today with the U.S. Copyright Office detailing the frustrations and futilities experienced by everyday artists as they struggle with the DMCA system to … Continue reading “Middle Class Artists Want a DMCA System That Works”

Jennifer Lawrence Movie “Joy” Highlights the Need for Patent Protection

The following guest post comes from Rebecca Cusey, a second year law student at George Mason University School of Law and a movie critic at The Federalist. By Rebecca Cusey There are two patents in the movie “Joy”: the one the titular character failed to get and the one for which she is willing to … Continue reading “Jennifer Lawrence Movie “Joy” Highlights the Need for Patent Protection”