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Interesting twist on intellectual property law
From: "Rob, grandpa of Ryan, Trevor, Devon & Hannah" <rmslade () shaw ca>
Date: Sat, 22 Mar 2014 12:53:36 -0700

Magic tricks cannot be protected by copyright, at least in the US. [1]

However, Raymond Teller has won a copyright lawsuit.


The trick can't be protected, but the performance can. [2]

[1] - I find this interesting, since the US usually allows more things to be protected 
by copyright.

[2] - Normally I'm not on the side of IP protection, but I find this an intriguing 
legal argument.

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