Westlaw Headnote of the Day – December 7, 2010

December 7, 2010

West's Key 99 Copyrights and Intellectual Property
West's Key 99I Copyrights
West's Key 99I(A) Nature and Subject Matter
West's Key 99k3 Subjects of Copyright
West's Key 99k5 k. Literary Works; Writings.

Character “Tarzan” is delineated in a sufficiently distinctive fashion to be copyrightable.
Burroughs v. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc., 519 F. Supp. 388 (S.D.N.Y. 1981)