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What Mickey Mouse Lapsing into the Public Domain Means

Plagiarism Today

In just a few days, the first appearance of Mickey Mouse lapses into the public domain. The post What Mickey Mouse Lapsing into the Public Domain Means appeared first on Plagiarism Today. Here's what it really means to other creators.

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What Winnie-the-Pooh Lapsing into the Public Domain Really Means

Plagiarism Today

On January 1, 2022, works that were first published in the year 1926 lapsed into the public domain. Winnie-the-Pooh is likely the most culturally relevant character to enter the public domain since 2019, when works started entering the public domain again in the United States due to the Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act.


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Public Domain Day 2024 is Coming: Here’s What to Know

Copyright Lately

Oh Mickey, you’re so fine—but you’re not alone: An avalanche of copyrighted works will enter the public domain in the United States on January 1, 2024. public domain on January 1, 2024—and that’s a shame. copyright terms. copyright terms. Here’s what it all means.

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How ‘Public’ is the Public Domain? Winnie-the-Pooh Illustrates Copyright Limitations of Public Domain Works

IP Watchdog

You may have heard that on January 1, 2022, Winnie-the-Pooh and the other characters from the Hundred Acre Wood are now in the public domain. But did you know that not all of Christopher Robin’s friends are treated the same in the eyes of copyright law? The characters have multiple authors, including A.A.

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Is Mickey Mouse in the Public Domain?

The IPKat

On 1st January every year we celebrate the array of works entering the public domain, as their copyright term expires. This year, entering the public domain [generally speaking] are copyright protected works created by people who died in 1953, for countries with a copyright term of life plus 70 years (e.g.,

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Mickey Mouse to Enter Public Domain in 2024


Serena Nath is an IPilogue Writer and a 2L JD candidate at Osgoode Hall Law School. Every year on January 1, works protected under copyright law enter into the public domain due to their copyright protection expiring.

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Copyright Law and BodyCam Video

JD Supra Law

It raises some very interesting and timely questions about the scope and reach of copyright law in our modern age. Many people want to know, is police footage or vehicle cam video from law enforcement in the public domain. I saw this question online and decided to answer it here on my blog. By: Vondran Legal