Law360, New York (August 22, 2011, 1:24 PM EDT) -- Effective July 24, 2011, New York State recognized single-sex marriages, becoming the most populous American state to have done so by legislation. What this will mean in a host of fields has been the subject of enormous discussion, but here’s an aspect you may not have considered: How will it affect renewal of copyrights and termination of transfers of and licenses under copyrights?
Apples and oranges? Not quite.
A Word About Copyright Renewals and Terminations
Before trying to predict the future, a historical note is in...