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articles/Prince copyright infringement case rolls on

articles/Prince copyright infringement case rolls on (Prince copyright infringement case rolls on http://t.co/6AabYlLfog)
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European booksellers launch geoblocking petition | Books+Publishing

The European International Booksellers Federation (EIBF) has launched a petition asking the European Council (EC) not to force booksellers to sell ebooks in different countries, reports the Bookseller. European booksellers,
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Copyright Cortex

Copyright, and the Regulation of Orphan Works: A comparative review of seven jurisdictions and a rights clearance simulation Marcella Favale et al, 2013...
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Slants Trademark Decision May Have Other IP Implications - The Illusion of More

Slants Trademark Decision May Have Other IP Implications - The Illusion of More | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
The Supreme Court decision in The Slants case is a win for free speech with interesting implications for the larger IP debate.
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Judge Explores Boundaries of Authorship With Nods to 'Star Wars,' Spike Lee and 'Love Actually'

Judge Explores Boundaries of Authorship With Nods to 'Star Wars,' Spike Lee and 'Love Actually' | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Modded video games get likened to movies in a tour de force of legal writing.
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Protection of a TV Format in Ukraine - IPWatchdog.com | Patents & Patent Law

Protection of a TV Format in Ukraine - IPWatchdog.com | Patents & Patent Law | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
To create a TV format, it is necessary to develop a TV program template containing the detailed description of a show and its and its constituent elements.
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Broadcasters Settle Copyright Dispute With FilmOn

Broadcasters Settle Copyright Dispute With FilmOn | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
The development occurs after CBS, Fox and NBC score a March victory at one appellate circuit with other decisions loomings.
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APRA LIMITED v ILLUSION BAR AND NIGHTCLUB PTY LTD AND ANOR[2017] F

"A serious breach of copyright": APRA LTD v ILLUSION BAR & NIGHTCLUB PTY LTD https://t.co/dlDEdl4Z62 #copyright #music #licensing
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Virtual Insanity: Copyright and the Future of VR - Plagiarism Today

Virtual Insanity: Copyright and the Future of VR - Plagiarism Today | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
ZeniMax Media has already won one judgment against Facebook-owned Oculus, here's the story of the lawsuit and its impact on virtual reality.
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Windstream Takes Copyright Battle With Music Publisher To Appeals Court

Windstream Takes Copyright Battle With Music Publisher To Appeals Court | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Windstream Takes Copyright Battle With Music Publisher To Appeals Court - 05/11/2017
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WIPO Committee On Development Outcome Hailed As Most Positive In Years - Intellectual Property Watch

WIPO Committee On Development Outcome Hailed As Most Positive In Years - Intellectual Property Watch | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
After years of mostly discontented discussions at the World Intellectual Property Organization committee on IP and development, last week proved positive, with a 10 year political knot solved, an international conference, and a new project approved, as well as a number of recommendations to implement the 2007 WIPO Development Agenda.
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Digital copies, exhaustion, and blockchains: lack of legal clarity to be offset by technological advancement and evolving consumption patterns?

Digital copies, exhaustion, and blockchains: lack of legal clarity to be offset by technological advancement and evolving consumption patterns? | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
The IPKat blog reports on copyright, patent, trade mark, info-tech and privacy/confidentiality issues from a mainly UK and European perspective.
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Kodi crackdown continues as major video add-on shuts down over jail fears

Kodi crackdown continues as major video add-on shuts down over jail fears | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
The legal crackdown on so-called ‘Kodi boxes’ has claimed a scalp - as a major add-on for the boxes has shut down over copyright fears. Navi-X says it wil
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Copyright Liability for Streaming Box Distributors: A Comparative EU-US Perspective

Copyright Liability for Streaming Box Distributors: A Comparative EU-US Perspective | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Copyright Liability for Streaming Box Distributors: A Comparative EU-US Perspective https://t.co/6hpseeiXnu
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US fair use system not so fair

US fair use system not so fair | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
The Arts Law Centre of Australia and the National Association for the Visual Arts (NAVA) were dismayed to read Patricia Aufderheide’s article “Artistic licence” (June 10-16). In supporting the fair use regime, Aufderheide exaggerated the time and expense involved in licensing work in Australia and...
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Why Fair Use Isn't Enough Sometimes... - Plagiarism Today

Why Fair Use Isn't Enough Sometimes... - Plagiarism Today | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
With the Supreme Court declining to hear the Lenz v. Universal case, it's time to take another look at the lawsuit and what it means for the DMCA.
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Mankowitz’s famous portrait of Jimi Hendrix is original and deserves copyright protection, says Paris Court of Appeal.

Mankowitz’s famous portrait of Jimi Hendrix is original and deserves copyright protection, says Paris Court of Appeal. | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
The original portrait by Mankowitz Readers will remember that a couple of years ago this blog wrote that the Paris Tribunal de Gran
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IPSoc Event Report: The ever-evolving law on the "communication to the public" right

IPSoc Event Report: The ever-evolving law on the "communication to the public" right | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
When the IPKat is communicating to the public, unlike with the CJEU, no one is left in any doubt... First published on the IPKat
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80 top film-makers sound alarm over EU copyright rules

80 top film-makers sound alarm over EU copyright rules | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Petition calls for unified EU vision on copyright and culture.
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Washington Insiders Are Cautiously Optimistic About Trump Administration’s Copyright Policies

Washington Insiders Are Cautiously Optimistic About Trump Administration’s Copyright Policies | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
At the Music Biz conference, a panel of Washington insiders expressed cautious optimism about copyright policies under President Trump.
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Musicians have to lead copyright fight

Musicians have to lead copyright fight | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
AUSTRALIAN musicians and politicians have an opportunity to lead the world in clawing back the income lost since the escalation of streaming services, according to a US digital media expert.
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EU Parliament Approves Cross-Border Online Paid Content - Intellectual Property Watch

EU Parliament Approves Cross-Border Online Paid Content - Intellectual Property Watch | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
The European Parliament today adopted the Portability Regulation by a margin of 586 to 34 votes with 6 abstentions. The new EU regulation will allow the cross-border use of online paid content which so far was hampered by geoblocking. Users now can access their Netflix, Sky Go or similar subscription services when roaming in the EU. But the regulation will not really end geoblocking, warned the minority opposed to the regulation, as Pirate Party Member Julia Reda.
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Cloudflare: The “Now You See Me, Now You Don’t” of the Internet - Office of Copyright

Cloudflare: The “Now You See Me, Now You Don’t” of the Internet - Office of Copyright | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
If someone has infringed your copyright, you’d certainly like to be able to find out who they are and where they are. But since online pirates would rather not have you find out this information, various companies have sprung up that make quite a nice living in hiding people. The biggest is Cloudflare. Nova Southeastern University's Copyright Officer, Stephen Carlisle, J.D., takes an in depth look at this “Content Delivery Network” and how it works with copyright infringers to keep their locations hidden.
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Latest leak reveals that review of EU IP enforcement framework is currently in a deadlock

Latest leak reveals that review of EU IP enforcement framework is currently in a deadlock | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
The IPKat blog reports on copyright, patent, trade mark, info-tech and privacy/confidentiality issues from a mainly UK and European perspective.
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Strike 3 for Abbott & Costello Heirs' 'Who's on First' Copyright Dispute

Strike 3 for Abbott & Costello Heirs' 'Who's on First' Copyright Dispute | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
After a swing and a miss at both the trial court and appellate level, a copyright infringement lawsuit over the use of comedy duo Bud Abbott and Lo
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Breaking News: IRRO Challenges Del HC’s DU Photocopy Judgment Before the Supreme Court

Breaking News: IRRO Challenges Del HC’s DU Photocopy Judgment Before the Supreme Court | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
In a latest development in the DU photocopy case, that we thought had come to a close with the publishers (OUP, CUP and Taylor & Francis) withdrawing the
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