Copyright & Chocolate Chip Cookies
“Like most teenagers, Dana Simms and 11 other members of the Tilden Woods Swim Team know more about iPods and Google than about pea pods and kugel. So when they began soliciting recipes for a cookbook to benefit cancer research last summer, they were startled that technology and cooking converged.
“The girls knew the legal concepts from high school, and copyright and intellectual property issues were being drummed into them because of lawsuits on downloading music into MP3 players and iPods. But here were similar issues in the kitchen.”
Joyce Gemperlein. Can a Recipe Be Stolen? WashingtonPost.com. Jan. 4, 2006.
The Trademark Blog. Can Recipes Be Copyrighted? Jan. 14, 2006.
CopyCense™: K. Matthew Dames on the intersection of business, law and technology. A business venture of Seso Digital LLC.