Copyrights and Copyright Violations

New Life for Old Classics, as Their Copyrights Run Out

Works by Marcel Proust, Willa Cather, D.H. Lawrence, Agatha Christie and Robert Frost are entering the public domain on Jan. 1. And that’s just the first wave.

Axl Rose and Rihanna Want Trump to Stop Playing Their Music. Can They Succeed?

The recording stars became the latest to ask the president not to use their hits at his rallies. Recent changes in music licensing could help.