Of Copyrights and Tattoos
A couple of years ago, law professor Chris Sprigman attracted national media attention for his study of the informal legal system that comedians use to punish joke thieves.
He’s at it again. On Monday, Sprigman and UCLA law professor Kal Raustiala penned (keyboarded?) an article for Freakonomics about copyright issues surrounding Mike Tyson’s signature facial tattoo.
In fact, they’ve collaborated on a couple of interesting articles for the site on copyright and intellectual property issues, including why roller derby participants don’t trademark their derby names,