Author: John T. Mitchell

CopyOwner is authored by John T. Mitchell, an attorney practicing law in Washington, DC, U.S.A. His business website is at Interaction Law.

This blog is written from the perspective owners of expressive materials (movies, books, pictures, songs, video games, etc.) who are subject to competition laws, copyright laws, and freedom of expression laws.

Copy owners are owners of lawfully made copies and phonorecords of expressive works, including copyrighted works. Copy owners include consumers, retailers, distributors, libraries and the people with whom they wish to exchange their copies (by sale, rental, barter, resale, gift or lending).

Established November 17, 2005, I hope you, the intended audiece, will find some use in it as it continues to grow.


1. No legal advice is provided through CopyOnwer. No attorney-client relationship is established through CopyOwner.

2. The opinions I express herein are my own, and should not be taken in any way, shape or form as indicative of the position taken by any of my clients.