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5 Feb 2016, 2:33 am
If Disney oversteps the bounds of its protected copyright, and the courts are correctly applying the appropriate legal principles, then efforts to claim copyright protection in cultural myths will be denied. [read post]
4 Feb 2016, 9:18 pm by Kristian Stout
Defendants do not operate a cable system and are thus ineligible for the compulsory copyright license. [read post]
4 Feb 2016, 9:00 pm by David Ma
fsco approves aviva's insurance offering for uberx drivers. interesting. h/t @thetastate https://t.co/ODX1hUzELG 2016-02-03 tattoo lawsuit raises some interesting copyright and moral rights issues. https://t.co/7cCkzKH6Jn 2016-02-04 [Click on title above to read the full post] [read post]
4 Feb 2016, 4:39 pm by Lisa Larrimore Ouellette
For example, in this 2011 lecture, my colleague Paul Goldstein advocates the ability of transaction-cost innovations such as digital micropayments to change the structure of copyright markets, and bemoans the problem of unlicensed copies:It is copyright law's encounter with the Internet that compels the thorough housecleaning that I propose today. [read post]
4 Feb 2016, 3:46 pm by 500law
Recently, a lawsuit was filed by Solid Oak Sketches, LLC (“Plaintiff”) against various companies responsible for creating the “NBA 2K” video game.[1] The Complaint alleges that the Defendants are liable for copyright infringement over the use of tattoos of professional basketball players in Defendants’ “NBA 2K16” video game.[2] The dispute is over tattoos done by […] The post Tattoo artist files copyright lawsuit over use of Lebron… [read post]
4 Feb 2016, 1:40 pm by Glyn Moody
In that case, known as Svensson, the court decided that netizens didn't need a licence from the copyright holder to link to an article that had already been posted on the Internet, where previous permission had been granted by the copyright owner. [read post]
4 Feb 2016, 12:10 pm
This is so on consideration: (1) of their increasing availability, now also by means of dedicated buttons; and (2) that there are entire news portals that provide daily good journalism also by using GIFs as a visual aid.In the recent past the NFL has submitted takedown requests to Twitter over allegedly-infringing GIFs, although some commentators have concluded that - even if likely to fall within the scope of copyright protection - under US law GIF-providers would be likely shielded… [read post]
4 Feb 2016, 9:07 am by Carolyn E. Wright
The Copyright Alliance is conducting a survey on the effectiveness of the DMCA takedown provision for online infringements. [read post]
4 Feb 2016, 9:07 am by Carolyn E. Wright
The Copyright Alliance is conducting a survey on the effectiveness of the DMCA takedown provision for online infringements. [read post]
4 Feb 2016, 7:07 am by Michael Geist
(prior posts in the series include Day 1: US Blocks Balancing Provisions, Day 2: Locking in Digital Locks, Day 3: Copyright Term Extension, Day 4: Copyright Notice and Takedown Rules, Day 5: Rights Holders “Shall” vs. [read post]
4 Feb 2016, 6:58 am
In a February 3, 2016 ruling, Judge Colleen McMahon declined to dismiss the plaintiff’s copyright infringement claim, finding that the defendant’s computing programming services under a written agreement constituted a “work-for-hire” under the Copyright Act. [read post]
4 Feb 2016, 4:47 am by SHG
The use of this feed anywhere else violates copyright. [read post]
4 Feb 2016, 4:00 am by Lloyd J. Jassin
  Copyright is what is known as a strict liability tort. [read post]
4 Feb 2016, 4:00 am by Barry Sookman
White House warns Congress to not delay TPP deal https://t.co/Fi0J7hTgnj -> Investor State Dispute Settlement – a critical tool in the international investment toolkit https://t.co/B5IkD5xVfP -> Court Enters Final Dismissal of “Monkey Selfie” Case https://t.co/UEUXDP80EE -> Balancing Copyright Owners' Rights With ISP Immunities https://t.co/ltkWWYfi1n -> The Higher Regional Court in Munich decides that licensing duties lie with the uploaders, not YouTube… [read post]
4 Feb 2016, 3:44 am by SHG
The use of this feed anywhere else violates copyright. [read post]