- NBC NEWSOct 09 07:07 PM
A court found Bikram Choudhury's attempt to copyright yoga poses a bit of a stretch.
- Los Angeles TimesOct 09 07:55 AM
Yoga poses may not receive copyright protection, a federal appeals court decided Thursday. The court ruled in a case brought by Bikram Choudhury, an Indian yoga guru who popularized "hot yoga" in the United States. He argued that a yoga studio violated his copyright to a sequence of poses and two...
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- Ars TechnicaOct 08 03:54 PM
Brushing teeth, pushing lawnmowers, shaking Polaroids also not copyrightable.
- New York TimesOct 08 12:34 PM
A federal appeals court says a sequence of 26 poses and two breathing exercises used in hot yoga classes is not entitled to copyright protection.
- Wall Street Journal BlogsOct 08 03:12 PM
A federal appeals court in California has ruled that yoga poses and breathing exercises aren't entitled to copyright protection.
- DNA IndiaOct 09 02:19 AM
The appeals court ruled that the sequence of yoga poses and breathing exercises developed by Choudhury was not entitled to copyright protection because "it was an idea, process, or system designed to improve health, rather than an expression of an idea".
- Huffington Post CanadaOct 09 10:22 AM
Canada has agreed to tough new rules surrounding internet piracy under the recently announced Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement, and will also extend copyright terms by 20 years, documents released by Wikileaks show. The TPP’s intellectual property chapter will extend Canada’s copyright terms from the life of the author plus 50 years to life of the author plus 70 years. “As a result ...
- Sky News via Yahoo UK & Ireland NewsOct 09 02:53 AM
Bikram Choudhury, the man who pioneered red-hot yoga for celebrities, has lost a legal battle in the US to copyright some of his key moves. A federal appeals court in San Francisco heard how Choudhury had sued the Evolation Yoga studio for copyright infringement, arguing that a sequence of 26 poses and two breathing exercises were his alone and the studio did not have the right to teach them ...
- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsSep 22 06:30 PM
A macaque monkey who took now-famous selfie photographs should be declared the copyright owner of the photos, rather than the nature photographer who positioned the camera, animal-rights activists contend in a novel lawsuit filed Tuesday.
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