Is “throughout the universe” contract language broad enough?
Gordon P. Firemark
OCTOBER 29, 2009
This kind of language [.]. Eriq Gardner at the Hollywood Reporter, Esq. blog has got me thinking. In his post today he discusses a Wall Street Journal article that pokes fun at entertainment lawyers’ use of “throughout the universe, in perpetuity to define the territorial scope and the term of rights being granted by a contract. Related posts: Copyright and Contract in conflict? Legal pitfalls for reality and documentary producers.