There was a big discussion in the Magic club last month about some magicians "stealing" others tricks.
I once saw a guy do another persons complete act, he did it very well but he is nowhere to be seen now and the original guy is still going strong.
I knew another person whose sister used to manage 4 comedians and there was war all the time when one stole anothers gag.
But it is difficult to say who owns what to a point.
In the movie funnybones the main characters father comes on stage on his sons opening night in Las Vegas and tells all the sons jokes. The son then comes on to the stage and dies on the spot when his gags are met by silence.
On the other hand in Greece you can buy a pair of Chanel sun glasses for €5 or a Rolex watch for €10
If this continues there will be no point in putting adverts in the magazines to sell top of the range products.
China will copy, there Copywrite means" Make no mistakes copy it right"
If you can't do things well.
The least enjoy doing things badly.
OK everyone sing along !