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Towlie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-14-09 05:12 PM
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5. At least you made it complicated enough that lawyers will like it.
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  -We need intellectual property reform. originalpckelly  Mar-14-09 04:52 PM   #0 
  - Di$ney would never stand for this  Kievan Rus   Mar-14-09 04:57 PM   #1 
  - I know, and I'm very anti-corporate for that reason.  originalpckelly   Mar-14-09 05:00 PM   #2 
     - Something else I don't understand  Kievan Rus   Mar-14-09 05:05 PM   #4 
        - I know, the fact that we don't have a unified law is crazy.  originalpckelly   Mar-14-09 05:34 PM   #14 
  - get even w/those nasty writers n musicians! MAKE YOUR own!  msongs   Mar-14-09 05:04 PM   #3 
  - Actually, I'm one of the people who stands to make money off of this.  originalpckelly   Mar-14-09 05:32 PM   #13 
  - At least you made it complicated enough that lawyers will like it.  Towlie   Mar-14-09 05:12 PM   #5 
  - I'm confused. If I author a screenplay and sell it to Warner Brothers, would that violate  Mike 03   Mar-14-09 05:15 PM   #6 
  - You would license it to Warner, not sell the rights completely.  originalpckelly   Mar-14-09 05:24 PM   #9 
     - Well, what if they wanted to make changes on the set, for a good reason?  Mike 03   Mar-14-09 05:58 PM   #18 
        - Whomever is reponsible would sell the licensing rights to that change.  originalpckelly   Mar-14-09 06:10 PM   #22 
           - This is kind of what happens now...  anigbrowl   Mar-14-09 06:53 PM   #26 
  - Also, if I try to help out a new filmmaking company by executive producing the film  Mike 03   Mar-14-09 05:17 PM   #7 
  - Unless you are a painter, poet, composer, filmmaker, or other artist  frazzled   Mar-14-09 05:18 PM   #8 
  - If it's not IP, then it's not covered under this.  originalpckelly   Mar-14-09 05:26 PM   #10 
  - Huh?  frazzled   Mar-14-09 05:50 PM   #15 
     - What kind of rights would not be covered under an IP licensing law?  originalpckelly   Mar-14-09 05:55 PM   #16 
  - Thank you. I thought I was mis-reading the post. This makes no sense  Mike 03   Mar-14-09 05:26 PM   #11 
  - Actually, it's quite the opposite.  originalpckelly   Mar-14-09 05:27 PM   #12 
     - Well, this is why I'm asking. I want to think about what you are saying. But to me, this sounds  Mike 03   Mar-14-09 06:00 PM   #19 
     - What I'm talking about is a revolution...  originalpckelly   Mar-14-09 06:08 PM   #21 
        - Your passion for this concept is exciting. Maybe you are onto something.  Mike 03   Mar-14-09 06:55 PM   #27 
     - Man, I mean, I wish you are right that artists could have this kind of power.  Mike 03   Mar-14-09 06:03 PM   #20 
        - My plan is to take this recession/depression and once and for all...  originalpckelly   Mar-14-09 06:13 PM   #23 
           - I think you should dump the 'revolution' talk and pursue the economic arguments  anigbrowl   Mar-14-09 06:50 PM   #25 
  - Hmm, I work in the creative field and I see the OP's intent  anigbrowl   Mar-14-09 06:33 PM   #24 
  - I'm broadly in favor, but...  anigbrowl   Mar-14-09 05:55 PM   #17 
  - I think we have completely lost sight of the fact - and corporations are very happy about this,  tbyg52   Mar-14-09 06:57 PM   #28 
  - With this model people can do it for the common good or...  originalpckelly   Mar-14-09 07:28 PM   #29 
  - I have several questions  starroute   Mar-14-09 09:36 PM   #30 
  - Including Genomes. n/t  kickysnana   Mar-15-09 08:30 AM   #31 

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