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"Screw :) is a collaborative project between Japanese designer Yuma Kano and a screw factory called Komuro Seisakusho in East Osaka, Japan. Kano began thinking about the potential to infuse emotion into small, ubiquitous objects like screws, the design of which has rarely changed since its invention. " (via Smiley Face Screws by Yuma Kano | Colossal)

"Screw :) is a collaborative project between Japanese designer Yuma Kano and a screw factory called Komuro Seisakusho in East Osaka, Japan. Kano began thinking about the potential to infuse emotion into small, ubiquitous objects like screws, the design of which has rarely changed since its invention. " (via Smiley Face Screws by Yuma Kano | Colossal)

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While Dogge [the defendant] is correct that magic tricks are not copyrightable, this does not mean that Shadows is not subject to copyright protection," writes Judge Mahan in his ruling. "Indeed, federal law directly holds ‘dramatic works’ as well as ‘pantomimes’ are subject to copyright protection, granting owners exclusive public performance rights. The mere fact that a dramatic work or pantomime includes a magic trick, or even that a particular illusion is its central feature does not render it devoid of copyright protection.
interesting distinctions drawn in this case. teller has been performing this particular trick for forty years. Teller Wins Lawsuit Over Copied Magic Trick Performance - Hollywood Reporter