Celebrity

David Bowie & Intellectual Property

Image from Whale.to.

Image from Whale.to.

While alive, David Bowie was a man of "creative genius." Not only was he a genius in the creation of music, he was also a genius in the aspect of intellectual property. Bowie predicted the effect that technology would have on music and he also predicted how intellectual property would be affected by "copycats." While alive, and even after his death, intellectual property allowed Bowie to protect his creativity. His creation of Bowie Bonds- essentially a way to ensure protection of his music- also inspired other artists to do the same. All in all, the protection of Bowie's intellectual property allowed him to continue to be creative without fear of thieves. 

Read on for the full article about how Bowie protected his intellectual property!

Trademarks & The Celebrities That Go With Them

Taylor Swift has multiple pending trademark applications. 

Taylor Swift has multiple pending trademark applications. 

Check out this fun article related to the industry to start your Monday off right! This article depicts some of the biggest celebrities and either their pending trademark applications or trademarks that they have. For instance, did you know that Taylor Swift has pending trademark applications for "This sick beat," "Nice to meet you," "Where you been?," and "Party like it's 1989?" The article also goes into some of the benefits that may come from a trademark, such as having exclusive rights to a phrase that can later be used on "consumer goods." This creates profit for the trademark holder. Click on the link to read about other "celebrity trademarks!"