Posted on

Mickey Mouse, Long a Symbol in Copyright Wars, to Enter Public Domain

Mickey and Minnie will enter the public domain on Jan. 1. From then on, Disney will no longer enjoy an exclusive copyright over the earliest versions of the characters. Underground cartoonists, filmmakers, novelists, songwriters — whoever — will be free to do what they want with them. Read more

(We earn a small commission if you click above and buy the book at