Did the Jeopardy ®️ game show need to pay royalties to the writer of the “I’m a Little Teapot” song?
- Me2Lv 76 months agoFavorite Answer
Why would they? To the best of my knowledge, "I'm a Little Teapot" isn't played on Jeopardy. While the final line of Teapot and the show's theme are similar, that alone can't constitute copyright infringement.
- SpeedLv 76 months ago
It was written in 1939 and is therefore still protected by copyright, not in the public domain. I would presume they have permission for its brief use, either because they bought it or the right was given to them.
- KathyLv 76 months ago
No, they did not.
- JamesLv 76 months ago
if it's under copyright they do
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- SnoopyLv 56 months ago
I haven't played it, I used to like all games - strategic games. I only liked 7 Kingdoms because there were trolls in the second one.
I think they do because it's trademarked so they get paid for that. I actually live near Rockstar games here... I think GTA belongs to rockstar games, but I don't remember. This is interesting, because I am going to pay them a visit tomorrow.
The only thing I've trademarked were my drugs for neurodegeneration. But all medications and all computer programmes are paid for the trademark. Sometimes scientific papers are paid for the intellectual property via copyright.
Other than in the medical and food and drug/medical world, not sure what you can trademark. Nothing useful.
- 6 months ago
Jeopardy is stupid