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is there Copyright in a joke?

Written by Michael Coyle on 04 April 2017

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So Logan Wolverine and Marge Simpson are getting together as Murdoch and Marvel combine their huge resources.

The plot involves Marge leaving Homer and moving in with Logan. 

The new movie is Margerine!

So whilst the above is a literary work - it may not have the requisite skill labour and effort to secure protection and jokes generally wont be protected. 

 

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