Toni Lester

Independent

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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“  Creativity and Innovation; Arts and Culture; Law and Society; Intellectual Property, Human Rights and Equality  ”

Scholarly Papers (6)

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Blurred Lines — Where Copyright Ends and Cultural Appropriation Begins — The Case of Robin Thicke versus Bridgeport Music, and the Estate of Marvin Gaye

Hastings Communications and Entertainment Law Journal, Vol. 36, No. 2, 2014 (pp. 217-242)
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 13 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2015
Toni Lester
Independent
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Copyright, Robin Thicke, Pharell Williams, Marvin Gaye, Blurred Lines, Innovation, Creativity, Race, Cultural Appropriation

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Oprah, Beyoncé, and the Girls Who 'Run the World' – Are Black Female Cultural Producers Gaining Ground in Intellectual Property Law?

Wake Forest J. of Intellectual Property Law, Volume 15, No. 3, pages 1-27 (Spring 2015).
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 14 Sep 2015
Toni Lester
Independent
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Oprah Winfrey, Beyonce, Alice Randall, Phyllis Wheatley, Edmonia Lewis, Gender, Race, Class, Law, Intellectual Property, Copyright, Ethics, Media, Entertainment, Publishing, Music, Television

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The Dilemma of False Positives: Making Content Id Algorithms More Conducive to Fostering Innovative Fair Use in Music Creation

UCLA Entertainment Law Review, Vol. 24, No. 51, 2017
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 12 Dec 2017
Toni Lester and Dessislava Pachamanova
Independent and Babson College
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Treating Creative Black Intellectual Property Ownership as a Human Right

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 Jul 2020
Toni Lester
Independent
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Black Creativity, African American Creativity, Arts, Slavery, Racism, Reparations, Copyright Law, Human Rights, Inequality, Indigenous Rights, United Nations, Moral Rights, Berne Union, Fair Use

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Questions of Trust, Betrayal, and Authorial Control in the Avant-Garde: The Case of Julius Eastman and John Cage

Marquette Intellectual Property Law Review, Vol. 23, No. 2, 2019
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 11 Mar 2020
Toni Lester
Independent
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Julius Eastman, John Cage, Copyright Law, Sexuality, Race, Gay, LGBT, Trust, Dialogue, Free Speech, Arts, Music, Performance, Performance Art, Avant Garde

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'Finding the 'Public' in 'Public Disrepute' – Would the Cultural Defense Make a Difference in Celebrity and Sports Endorsement Contract Disputes? - The Case of Michael Vick and Adrian Peterson

PACE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT LAW FORUM (Volume 6, Spring 2016)
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 13 Jul 2016
Toni Lester
Independent
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Endorsement Contracts, Football, NFL, Sports, Morals Clauses, Race, Racism, Cultural Defense, Human Rights, Mendenhall, Criminal Law, Ethics, Morality