‘Copyright Gunfight at the OK Corral: “A Fistful of Dollars” vs “Rango” before the Court of Rome’

“Can fictional characters be protected by copyright? This is a question that is both intriguing and difficult to answer, as the variety of tests adopted by courts in different jurisdictions also demonstrates. The Rome Court of First Instance has recently had to tackle this question, as Katfriends Fabio Ghiretti and Francesca Milani (both Mondini Rusconi) explain in their guest contribution …” (more)

[The IPKat, 1 June]

First posted 2021-06-01 13:00:01

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