Listening I

Read the following introduction to copyright from Professor Steven D. Jamar.

http://sdjlaw.org/Copyrights/CopyrightBasics.pdf

After the reading, take the time to listen to the songs below. Do you think the second vide infringes upon the first? What are the differences between a copy, a derivative work, and a work inspired by another.

The two videos below show just how many popular songs use the same chords and why melody and lyrics are the only parts of a song that can be copyrighted. Ironically, that line has now been blurred (I am so funny!) Read this for more information about the two songs above.

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