TRC #681: Are Poinsettias Poisonous? + Mickey Mouse and the Public Domain

Put down that poinsettia salad, checkers.
Darren looks into a popular myth that poinsettia plants are poisonous to animals, including people. Then Adam looks into what’s been going on with Mickey Mouse and Steamboat Willie as he explores trademark, copyright and what it means to enter the public domain.

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Poinsettia Toxicity

Poinsettia – Wikipedia

Are Poinsettia Plants Poisonous? |

Mickey Mouse and The Public Domain

Can I sue a copyright infringer if I did not register my copyright? – Photo Copyright Law

Plane Crazy – Wikipedia

Steamboat Willie – Wikipedia

Public domain – Wikipedia

Why Register When Protection Is Automatic – Copyright Alliance

Differences Between Copyright, Trademarks, Patents, and Trade Secrets? – Copyright Alliance

Trademarks vs. copyrights: Which one is right for you? – LegalZoom

U.S. vs. Canadian Copyright – Copyright Laws

When Do Superman & Batman Enter the Public Domain – Yahoo

Here are some of the main countries where it’s illegal to pirate, legal to pirate, and those who rarely enforce their anti-piracy laws, so you can get away with it. – Reddit r/Piracy

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