Special Series: The International Art Community’s Annual Winter Bash, Art Basel in Miami

Special Series: The International Art Community’s Annual Winter Bash, Art Basel in Miami

An (Unofficial) Art Basel Visitor Guide After relocating to Miami this past summer, I’m looking forward to exploring a one of a kind art exhibition in Miami and the sandy white shores of South Beach: Art Basel. Actually, one of a kind is a bit of misnomer....
Special Series: The International Art Community’s Annual Winter Bash, Art Basel in Miami

The Six Rights of Copyright – Part IV: The Right to Publicly Perform

The Right to Publicly Perform is the fourth part in our series on what makes a Copyright.  The prior three rights reviewed are linked below for you to get up to speed.  To refresh, the six parts of copyright are: The right to reproduce the copyrighted work The right...
Special Series: The International Art Community’s Annual Winter Bash, Art Basel in Miami

Royalty Free Samples: A Peculiar Problem of Producing Music

A common question from DJs and music producers is: “what right do I have to create and protect my own music using ‘royalty free’ samples, beats, and loops?”  Can you copyright work that you derive from these sources?  The simple answer is yes, if certain requirements...