Wednesday, October 21, 2020
 

Are Exercise and Yoga Routines Copyrightable?


Image courtesy of Sookie, via everystockphoto.

No.

In a rather long and wordy “Statement of Policy” in the Federal Register a few weeks ago, the Copyright Office recently noted that a series of exercises or yoga routines is not protected expression under US Copyright Law. So, does this mean that choreography and performance art are out too? Apparently not.

Erik Pelton has more.

 

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