In our first episode of Purple Reign, we saw that even though Prince was known as a “control freak” when it came to many things, he may have let a few things slip, such as the non-existence of a valid will. Notwithstanding that incredibly inconvenient post-mortem faux paux, Prince was in fact obsessively compulsive when [...]
You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore. As it does every year, this new year marks a new beginning. I plan to continue my Twitter series entitled #creativity, so if you don’t already, follow me there @bshrum, or on any of the social networking platforms. However, [...]
NASHVILLE, TN, AUGUST 5, 2012: Amazon’s CreateSpace and Shrum & Associates announce the publication of a new book by the author of Law on the Row, Barry Neil Shrum, Esquire. The book is titled Origins of an Idea: An Apologetic of Original Expression and features a forward by Daymond John, who appears on the Shark [...]
People don't pour new wine into old wineskins. If they do, the wine will make the skins burst, and both the wine and the skins will be ruined. -Mark 2:22 Article 1, Section 8,Clause 8 of the United States Constitution is the starting point for any discussion of intellectual property, and in this specific case [...]
Since before the day that Napster was a twinkle in Sean Parker’s eye – well over a decade ago now – the legal and music industries have each struggled with ways to cope with and transform their dusty old business models from the physical status quo to the digital revolution.