Note to Candidate Trump: You Can’t Always Get What You Want – Forbes
KWIKA Managing Partner Larry Iser’s article “Note to Candidate Trump: You Can’t Always Get What You Want” was published by Forbes on June 2, 2016 as the first installment of “Legal Entertainment,” a blog featuring ongoing commentary from leading attorneys on trending issues in entertainment law. In the piece, Larry addresses the recurring phenomenon of unauthorized song use in political campaigns and presents several recourses available to musicians wishing to defend their intellectual property. According to Larry, who represented iconic artists Jackson Browne and David Byrne in their respective copyright suits against politicians, the controversy is as much about protecting a musician’s brand as it is about protecting the copyright of a work.
The full article can be found here.