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Buy Low, Sell High: A Student’s View

Paisley Wildman, a student in Jon Pfeiffer’s Fall 2014 Mass Communication Law class at Pepperdine University, wrote the following essay in response to the prompt: “Nash is a struggling painter who lives in Chicago. He cleans swimming pools during the day, and paints at night. Nash has a few paintings for sale in galleries around town, but his paintings rarely sell. A few months ago, Donald, a well-known art dealer, offered to buy one of Nash’s paintings called ‘Desert Sun.’ Nash refused at first but since pool cleaning was slow, Nash agreed to…

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  • Pepperdine Student Comments
  • Oct 22, 2014

Another Student’s View: Love and Copyright

Demitria Doubenmier, Love and CopyrightDemitria Doubenmier, a student in Jon Pfeiffer’s Fall 2014 Mass Communication Law class at Pepperdine University, wrote the following essay in response to the prompt: “Hey, Those Are Mine. Hillary is a photographer, and Bill an aspiring model who are dating. A couple times, Hillary photographed and recorded video of Bill’s provocative photo shoots. Both Bill and Hillary retained copies of the photos and videos. After they broke up, Bill discovered Hillary had opened an art gallery with the material. While Bill wanted fame,…

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  • Copyright , Pepperdine Student Comments , Privacy - Right of Publicity
  • Oct 14, 2014

A Student’s View: Love and Copyright

Madeleine LaFerney, a student in Jon Pfeiffer’s Fall 2014 Mass Communication Law class at Pepperdine University, wrote the following essay in response to the prompt: “Hey, Those Are Mine. Hillary is a photographer, and Bill an aspiring model who are dating. A couple times, Hillary photographed and recorded video of Bill’s provocative photo shoots. Both Bill and Hillary retained copies of the photos and videos. After they broke up, Bill discovered Hillary had opened an art gallery with the material. While Bill wanted fame, this was not what wanted. But after Hillary’s success,…

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  • Pepperdine Student Comments
  • Oct 08, 2014

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