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Author Topic: Trademark Modernization Act of 2020 in Covid Stimulus Package  (Read 190 times)

Offline Ct Yankee

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An unheralded aspect of the passed, albeit yet signed, Stimulus Package is further trademark protections for music.  One talk show host I listened to last night pulled all his bumper/lead-in music from his live syndicated program not knowing if all the affiliates complied with pending legislation.  He was also awaiting word on how a radio station, stream, and podcast are defined. I have read that many college radio stations are noncompliant to pending regulations.

https://www.cnet.com/news/piracy-and-controversial-copyright-laws-tucked-inside-covid-relief-bill/
« Last Edit: December 23, 2020, 1310 UTC by Ct Yankee »
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Re: Trademark Modernization Act of 2020 in Covid Stimulus Package
« Reply #1 on: December 23, 2020, 1848 UTC »
Yeah!!!! This package should be for more for Swine Flu for the amount of Pork Barrel that's in it. +90% of it having absolutely nothing to do with COVID-19. Geez... Certainly not a very Merry X-mas to us. This is a plain Merry X-mas, FU, to the MAX!
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Re: Trademark Modernization Act of 2020 in Covid Stimulus Package
« Reply #2 on: December 24, 2020, 0513 UTC »
Nothing like taking advantage of a nation in crisis to shove through whatever legislation that you couldn't get through Congress otherwise.
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