Eric Gorman

Appropriate Testing and Resolution: How to Determine if Appropriation Art is Transformative “Fair Use” or Merely an Unauthorized Derivative?

This Article addresses the copyright concerns in appropriation art today and concludes that copyright law should be amended to address the complex issues found in this area of the law. Part II provides a background on…more
| Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Intellectual Property

Digital Sampling of Music and Copyrights: Is it Infringement, Fair Use, or Should We Just Flip a Coin?

D.J. Girl Talk is one of the budding artists in the music industry today, and his instrument is a laptop. D.J. Girl Talk (hereinafter also referred to as “Girl Talk”) “samples,” or uses short clips, from…more
| Intellectual Property

Putting the Lid on State-Sanctioned Cartels: Why the State Action Doctrine in its Current Form Should Become a Remnant of the Past

This Article argues that not only is it appropriate to rein in expansion of the state action doctrine, but also courts should go one step further and remodel the doctrine to more closely resemble the European Union’s laws…more
| Administrative Law, Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Business Organizations, International Law & Trade, Government Contracting

Who Gets the Last Laugh? Satire, Doctrine of Fair Use, and Copywrong Infringement

Historically, satire and parody have been protected from alleged copyright infringement by the Doctrine of Fair Use defense. This article explores copyright infringement, the Doctrine of Fair Use, and satire with regard to…more
| Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Intellectual Property

Why Do All Casinos Seem to be the Same? A Glance Into Casino Games, Gambling Machines and the Doctrine of Fair Use

This article examines what it should take for casino games and machines to be protected by the doctrine of fair use and how this defense might be altered to potentially allow more protection for creators/inventors of casino…more
| Intellectual Property
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