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Halloween Costume Copyright Case: Power Rangers Fight Copyright and Trademark ... - American University Intellectual Property Brief

Halloween Costume Copyright Case: Power Rangers Fight Copyright and Trademark ... - American University Intellectual Property Brief | International Aspects of Publishing, Intellectual Property and the Law | Scoop.it

Written in a very law student style, this article shows how the Power Rangers can't be Halloween costumes this year.

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SCARY: Protect IP and E-Parasites bills terrify techies - Computerworld (blog)

SCARY: Protect IP and E-Parasites bills terrify techies - Computerworld (blog) | International Aspects of Publishing, Intellectual Property and the Law | Scoop.it
SCARY: Protect IP and E-Parasites bills terrify techiesComputerworld (blog)The Senate and the House are trying again to foil mass copyright violation. The Protect IP and E-Parasites bills are stirring up a hornets' nest in the tech world.
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Philip K. Dick's Estate Sues Moviemakers - Courthouse News Service

Cinema BlendPhilip K. Dick's Estate Sues MoviemakersCourthouse News ServiceUsing heavy handed means, they seek to 'adjust' agreements entered into long-ago agreed, 'adjust' determinations made long ago by the US Copyright Office, and even 'adjust'...
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Behind the music: How X Factor winners lose out

Behind the music: How X Factor winners lose out | International Aspects of Publishing, Intellectual Property and the Law | Scoop.it
Helienne Lindvall: The X Factor is no longer offering a £1m record contract as its prize – but even when it did, that money was unlikely to end up in the winner's pocket...
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PROTECT IP Renamed E-PARASITES Act; Would Create The Great Firewall Of America | Techdirt

PROTECT IP Renamed E-PARASITES Act; Would Create The Great Firewall Of America | Techdirt | International Aspects of Publishing, Intellectual Property and the Law | Scoop.it
As was unfortunately expected, the House version of PROTECT IP has been released (embedded below) and it's ridiculously bad. Despite promises from Rep. Goodlatte, there has been no serious effort to fix the problems of the Senate bill, and...
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Copyright bill revives Internet 'death penalty'

Copyright bill revives Internet 'death penalty' | International Aspects of Publishing, Intellectual Property and the Law | Scoop.it
House members introduce expanded version of the Protect IP Act that would allow authorities to 'expel' rogue Web sites from the Internet. Read this blog post by Declan McCullagh on Privacy Inc..
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Looks like Congress has declared war on the internet

Looks like Congress has declared war on the internet | International Aspects of Publishing, Intellectual Property and the Law | Scoop.it
A new copyright bill proposed in the House would give governments and private corporations unprecedented powers to remove websites from the internet completely, on the flimsiest of grounds, and would also force internet service providers to play...
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Prisoner's copyright | ThinSkull Blog

Prisoner's copyright. By Pulat Yunusov. Inmate rights are a lost cause for an average politician. If anything, legislators are more likely to push for harsher sentences, more hurdles to parole, and less money for rehabilitation.
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Random House in Transmedia Deal with Blacklight

Random House in Transmedia Deal with Blacklight | International Aspects of Publishing, Intellectual Property and the Law | Scoop.it
The Random House Publishing Group and Blacklight Transmedia have formed a partnership to work together to create original transmedia intellectual properties, as well as to coordinate the development of IP from other sources.
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Piracy and Copyright Challenges in 1841 Mirror Those of Today ...

Piracy and Copyright Challenges in 1841 Mirror Those of Today ... | International Aspects of Publishing, Intellectual Property and the Law | Scoop.it
Technology has come a long way since 1841, but the copyright debate at the time was strikingly similar to what we're witnessing today. 170 years ago a new copyright bill was being discussed in the United Kingdom, one that ...
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Poison Face Copyright Lawsuit | SMNnews.com

Poison Face Copyright Lawsuit | SMNnews.com | International Aspects of Publishing, Intellectual Property and the Law | Scoop.it
SMNnews features the latest daily hard rock and heavy metal news, reviews, and interviews. Plus exclusive videos, downloads, tour dates, MP3's, and over 100 official band forums.
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IP Osgoode » Europe Visits Canada: What European Copyright Law ...

European Perspectives on Copyright Law in the Information Era” were certainly the best in town. Hosted in the newly-renovated Ottawa Convention Centre, it brought together over 100 academics, industry representatives, ...
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'Desi Boyz' title in copyright violation row - Times of India

'Desi Boyz' title in copyright violation rowTimes of IndiaMUMBAI: A scriptwriter has moved the Bombay high court alleging copyright violation in the title of the Akshay Kumar-John Abraham starrer Desi Boyz, which is slated for release next month .
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The Writer's Guide to Copyright, Contract and Law: How to Enjoy Your Rights as an Author and Comply with Your Obligations - Writing Reference Books

The Writer's Guide to Copyright, Contract and Law: How to Enjoy Your Rights as an Author and Comply with Your Obligations - Writing Reference Books | International Aspects of Publishing, Intellectual Property and the Law | Scoop.it
The writer's guide to copyright, contract and law: how to enjoy your rights as an author and comply with your obligations - price: $1.49, compare prices, great offers,condition: new, price comparison, discount prices,store: how to books ltd,...
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Moscow Convention for the Copyright, a new Berne Convention ...

Internet shouldn't be regulated or censored and that the system of copyright laws needed to be changed. Dmitry Medvedev has earlier urged the G20 to move faster.
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U.S. Copyright Office Announces “Priorities and Special Projects”

U.S. Copyright Office Announces “Priorities and Special Projects” | International Aspects of Publishing, Intellectual Property and the Law | Scoop.it
According to the copyright office press release: “Rogue websites, illegal streaming, small claims, orphan works and library preservation are among the issues the Copyright Office will focus on through research and legislative ...
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Merck, Teva, Movie Downloads, Web Poker: Intellectual Property - BusinessWeek

xml version10 encodingUTF8story xmlnshtmlhttpwwww3org1999xhtmlbody xmlnshttpwwww3org1999xhtmlpThis is a daily report on global news about patents trademarks c (RT@america1first Merck, Teva, Movie Downloads, Web Poker: Intellectual Property
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Dozens of law professors: PROTECT IP Act is unconstitutional

Dozens of law professors: PROTECT IP Act is unconstitutional | International Aspects of Publishing, Intellectual Property and the Law | Scoop.it
Ninety law profs from across the political spectrum agree: the PROTECT IP Act, Hollywood's latest anti-piracy proposal, would be an unconstitutional violation of the First Amendment.
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More Occupy Wall St. Trademark Applications: One from the 1%?

More Occupy Wall St. Trademark Applications: One from the 1%? | International Aspects of Publishing, Intellectual Property and the Law | Scoop.it
caption id=attachment_3855 align=alignleft width=300 caption=Image by Barry Solow on Flickr (More Occupy Wall St. Trademark Applications: One from the 1%?
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A London Bookstore Sells Clip Art in an Online World

A London Bookstore Sells Clip Art in an Online World | International Aspects of Publishing, Intellectual Property and the Law | Scoop.it
For 25 years, the Dover Bookshop in London has offered copyright-free images to graphic artists, educators, even tattoo artists. But online competition now threatens the business.
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Law Librarian Blog: Copyright Office Identifies Libraries, Mass ...

I believe under that scenario the publishers would be free to follow in the footsteps of the music labels and pursue those who share illegal copies of digitized books: snaring a few high profile (and high expense) cases and at ...
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Forbes.com Video Network | Technology: Look Who's Reinventing Print

Forbes.com Video Network | Technology: Look Who's Reinventing Print | International Aspects of Publishing, Intellectual Property and the Law | Scoop.it
Former TiVo CEO Morgan Guenther is creating the next generation of digital publishing.
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Intellectual property still a key area of difference in Canada-EU trade talks - The Wire Report

National Union of Public and General EmployeesIntellectual property still a key area of difference in Canada-EU trade talksThe Wire ReportIntellectual property issues remain one of the key areas of differences in the Conservative government's...
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MPAA Blog | Author Robert Levine: Copyright Infringement ...

According to Robert Levine, author of the new book Free Ride: How Digital Parasites are Destroying the Culture Business, and How the Culture Business Can Fight Back, the massive amount of copyright infringement on the ...
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Why Justin Bieber Won't Go To Jail For Posting Songs On YouTube (Analysis) - Hollywood Reporter

Why Justin Bieber Won't Go To Jail For Posting Songs On YouTube (Analysis) - Hollywood Reporter | International Aspects of Publishing, Intellectual Property and the Law | Scoop.it
Why Justin Bieber Won't Go To Jail For Posting Songs On YouTube (Analysis)Hollywood ReporterThe pop star has become a symbol in the ongoing debate over US copyright laws.
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