Choreography Copyrights for Moves Published on Social Media et. al.November 17, 2021 – Article
Laura Isaacson authored "Choreography Copyrights for Moves Published on Social Media et. al." for the November 2021 issue of Los Angeles Lawyer.
Lawyers involved in the arts and entertainment should take notice of the newest modern dance trend: choreographers copyrighting their moves published on social media. With the rise of TikTok and short-form dances comes an outcry of creators seeking credit and legal protection for their choreography, which the U.S. Copyright Office defines as “the composition and arrangement of a related series of dance movements and patterns organized into a coherent whole."