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26 Mar 2012, 7:51 am by Andrew Berger
  Andrew will speak to the Intellectual Property and Technology Association at Cornell Law School on Tuesday evening March 26, 2012 on How Brands May Protect Themselves Against New Forms of Online Attacks and Infringements. Information about the program is here. [read post]
5 Nov 2013, 10:56 am by U.S.P.T.O.
The meeting will now be held on December 12, 2013 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET at the USPTO headquarters in Alexandria, VA and the period for post-meeting comments has been extended. The deadline for filing pre-meeting comments is November 13, 2013. [read post]
24 Nov 2010, 1:15 pm by Andrew Berger
As I indicate in my post below, the networks have sued ivi, Inc. in a separate copyright action also pending before Judge Naomi Buchwald in NY. Although the networks, led by WPIX, are seeking a preliminary injunction,they curiously in that case did not also request a temporary restraining order that, if granted, would have shut ivi… [read post]
15 Mar 2011, 10:08 am by Andrew Berger
I mentioned in my post yesterday that all eyes are on the 2d Circuit as we await the decision in the Kirtsaeng case (district court opinion here) which was argued last May. It involves text book arbitrage: the sale here of books made overseas for distribution there at prices below those charged for… [read post]
1 Mar 2011, 8:31 am by entertainmentlawnews
The Minister of Culture has removed Marcos Souza from the post of Director of Intellectual Property Rights (DDI) of the Ministry of Culture. As Director of Intellectual Property Rights, Marcos Souza was responsible for coordinating the project of reform of … Continue reading ? [read post]
4 Oct 2012, 5:00 am by Ruth Carter
Jump for Joy! by dospaz I finally decided to practice what I preach and I registered the copyrights in my blogs over the weekend. For those of you who don’t know, I have two blog: this one and my personal blog The Undeniable Ruth. I post weekly on each one. I work only existed on my websites so the first thing I had to do was create a document that compiled all of my posts for each blog. This blog wasn’t too bad since I’ve only had it since January. I’ve been publishing weekly on The… [read post]
6 Nov 2011, 9:39 am by Ray Dowd
A librarian has launched an Occupy Copyright movement.  The Jersey Exile's manifesto here. http://www.dunnington.com/rdowd_bio.html Purchase Copyright Litigation Handbook 2011 by Raymond J. Dowd from West here   Find Ray Dowd at Dunnington Bartholow & Miller LLP tweetmeme_source = 'raydowd'; Copyright Litigation Handbook (West 6th Ed. 2011) by Raymond J. Dowd Purchase on Amazon.com and Westlaw (Directory: COPYLITIG) [read post]
27 Oct 2011, 3:03 pm by Ray Dowd
House Copyright Bill Casts Dangerously Broad Net | Center for Democracy & TechnologyFind Ray Dowd at Dunnington Bartholow & Miller LLP tweetmeme_source = 'raydowd'; Copyright Litigation Handbook (West 6th Ed. 2011) by Raymond J. Dowd Purchase on Amazon.com and Westlaw (Directory: COPYLITIG) [read post]
20 Jul 2011, 4:59 am by Ray Dowd
 "If you're looking for certainty, fair use is not going to help you sleep at night."- Maria Pallante, Register of Copyrights, on copyright law's fair use doctrineArs Technica has published an excellent interview with Maria Pallante, the new Register of Copyrights here.If you want to know where copyright law is going, it is important to follow the activities of the Register of Copyrights whose activities and views carry extraordinary weight in shaping U.S. copyright policy.   More on the office… [read post]
30 Jul 2010, 2:20 pm by Andrew Berger
Is Judge Stanton’s decision in Viacom v. YouTube vulnerable on appeal? You bet. Before I explain why some background. The Action and Motions In 2007 Viacom sued YouTube for copyright infringement alleging that YouTube posted on its site tens of thousands of Viacom’s videos without permission. Viacom argued in its summary… [read post]
6 Nov 2011, 9:39 am by Ray Dowd
A librarian has launched an Occupy Copyright movement.  The Jersey Exile's manifesto here. http://www.dunnington.com/rdowd_bio.html Purchase Copyright Litigation Handbook 2011 by Raymond J. Dowd from West here   Find Ray Dowd at Dunnington Bartholow & Miller LLP tweetmeme_source = 'raydowd'; Copyright Litigation Handbook (West 6th Ed. 2011) by Raymond J. Dowd Purchase on Amazon.com and Westlaw (Directory: COPYLITIG) [read post]
9 Mar 2012, 7:31 am by entertainmentlawbrazil
Earlier this week a bill (PL 3336/2012) was proposed by Congressman Walter Feldman from PSDB aiming to curb the widespread violation of copyright on the Internet. The Bill was clearly inspired by similar legislative efforts in other countries and provides … Continue reading ? [read post]
10 Feb 2011, 11:30 am by entertainmentlawnews
This is my reply to a recent article by Pedro Paranaguá at Intellectual Property Watch. The original article from Pedro Paranaguá criticizes a recent decision from the new Ministry of Culture Ana de Hollanda to remove the Creative Commons license … Continue reading ? [read post]
4 Nov 2011, 1:17 pm by Ray Dowd
From Justia.com, as of today:1. IPKat2. Recording Industry vs The People3. Chicago IP Litigation Blog4. Chilling Effects Clearinghouse5. Plagiarism Today6. Likelihood of Confusion7. Internet Cases8. Ruling Imagination: Law and Creativity9. Nolo Presents the Law in Plain English10. Copyright Litigation Blog11. TechnoLlama12. Hearsay Culture13. Copyfight14. Excess Copyright15. Video Game Law Blog16. Ex(c)lusive Rights17. Guiding Rights Blog18. Blawg IT19. eLegal Canton20. TradeMark Express: A Daily… [read post]
24 Mar 2010, 5:43 am by Ray Dowd
I recently posted about the use of the term "music piracy" in a criminal copyright infringement proceeding here.The Tech Dirt Blog reports that the defendant Adil Cassim was acquitted by the jury and joins in the debate about the term "music piracy".Cassim was allegedly part of "Rabid Neurosis" - group that allegedly ripped sound recordings prerelease.  More from Billboard.biz here.Copyright Litigation Handbook (West 4th Ed. 2009) by Raymond J. Dowd Available through Amazon and Westlaw (Directory:… [read post]
11 Apr 2013, 5:00 am by Ruth Carter
Mushroom? by Oslo in the Summertime from Flickr I’m a member of a Facebook group for people to discuss and share instances where other people use their work. Most of the members are nature photographers who do gorgeous work. Most of them have no desire to sue people who steal their work, but they would like to be compensated. And some of them are getting pissed when they find that someone has stolen their work and have started sending bills to people who use their work without permission. This… [read post]
2 May 2012, 2:00 am by entertainmentlawbrazil
The Brazilian music public performance collection society – ECAD – is under heavy fire. In June, 2011 a Congressional Investigation at the Brazilian Senate was triggered to investigate several alleged frauds by ECAD. The investigation started after several complaints regarding … Continue reading ? [read post]
19 Jul 2012, 5:00 am by Ruth Carter
Don’t Steal by Uncleweed Last week I posted a blog about my experience sending a Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) takedown notice to Google. A few questions have come up since I put up the post, and I wanted to address them. When I first noticed that another blogger had taken a photo from my blog and posted it on her site, one of my friends asked me why I sent a DMCA takedown notice instead of just sending her an email. That’s a valid question, and an option I considered.  I chose to… [read post]
19 Jul 2012, 5:00 am by Ruth Carter
Don’t Steal by Uncleweed Last week I posted a blog about my experience sending a Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) takedown notice to Google. A few questions have come up since I put up the post, and I wanted to address them. When I first noticed that another blogger had taken a photo from my blog and posted it on her site, one of my friends asked me why I sent a DMCA takedown notice instead of just sending her an email. That’s a valid question, and an option I considered.  I chose to… [read post]
19 Feb 2011, 1:57 pm by Andrew Berger
First Circuit review of Judge Gertner’s decision in Sony BMG v. Tenenbaum is in sight with argument set for April 4. In that copyright infringement case, the district court did what no court had ever done before. It threw out a jury award of $675,000 in statutory damages on due process grounds even though the award… [read post]