Copyrights should not last 100 years plus, it detracts from and diminishes our culture. There are only so many stories in the village, and we continually reinvent and retell all of them. Perpetual copyright limits that freedom. Artists and their estates deserve a limited time of profit from their works, but corporations should not be able to artificially extend copyright by trademarking everything relevant to the original copyright. Anyone should now be able to make New Mickey Mouse stories, while Disney may still own particular static depictions and stylings, and no others, as their trademark.