Blog Header Image

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,…

read more >
  • Pepperdine Student Comments
  • Oct 08, 2014

Another Student’s View: Can the NFL Sack a Drone?

Maria Prada, a student in Jon Pfeiffer’s Fall 2014 Mass Communication Law class at Pepperdine University, wrote the following essay in response to the prompt: “’Any other use of this telecast or any pictures, descriptions, or accounts of the game without the NFL's consent is prohibited’… This warning accompanies any NFL telecast. The language suggests that the NFL can copyright not only its own footage, but also the game itself. For his birthday, Troy received an aerial camera drone, equipped with live viewing and iPhone control. Because of the cost of the drone,…

read more >
  • Copyright , Copyright Infringement , Pepperdine Student Comments
  • Oct 01, 2014

Featured Posts

Categories

Get in touch with Jon and his Team

Call Us at 310.451.5800 or Email Jon Newsletter Signup