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Top Intellectual Property Developments of 2018

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Introduction to the 2018 Annual
Clancy Ratliff

In Memoriam: TyAnna Herrington
The rhetoric and composition community, and especially the close-knit group who studies copyright and intellectual property, experienced a sad loss in the summer of 2018: the passing of TyAnna Herrington, one of our leading lights. She was in the forefront of scholars who demonstrated the importance of copyright issues to rhetoric, composition studies, and technical communication. She was a kind and generous person who welcomed new scholars and teachers into our community and whose legacy will be remembered and treasured. Read on (full report).

Table of Contents

1 Introduction to the 2018 Annual
Clancy Ratliff

5 “Blockbuster Sermons” and Authorship Issues in Evangelicalism
T J Geiger

10 Plagiarizing a Pushcart Prize
Lanette Cadle

16 Sue for Mario Bros.: Nintendo vs. Emulation
Kyle D. Stedman

21 “Cockygate”: Trademark Trolling, Romance Novels, and Intellectual Property
Devon Fitzgerald Ralston

27 A (Zombie) Legislative Proposal with Implications for Fair Use and Remix Culture
Kim D. Gainer

33 Contributors

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