Posts Tagged "copyright"

, The Newest Trend – Animal Selfies?

The Newest Trend – Animal Selfies?

In 2011, a monkey in Indonesia made international news by taking a ‘selfie’ with a photographer’s camera. The female crested black macaque picked up the camera and took not just one, but several selfies....

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, Hit or Miss – Video Games and Computer Code under U.S. Copyright Law

Hit or Miss – Video Games and Computer Code under U.S. Copyright Law

At first glance, video games and computer code may not appear eligible for copyright protection. They seem like intangible subject matter that only consists of zeroes and ones. Further, people generally consider copyright as...

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, Where did that music come from

Where did that music come from

            When someone says anything about the law, many people automatically jump to thoughts of the criminal law process or legislation.  But there is a whole section of intellectual property law devoted to entertainment...

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, Art & Culture = $$$

Art & Culture = $$$

              This past week, the Copyright Alliance in collaboration with the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), hosted an event where the Director of Research and Analysis at the National Endowment for the...

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, Why should I Register My Creation with the Library of Congress?

Why should I Register My Creation with the Library of Congress?

          17 USC § 504 allows a Plaintiff in a Copyright Infringement case to choose between Actual Damages or Statutory Damages, provided the Plaintiff meets the qualifications.     Actual Damages Proving Actual...

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, Wrongfully Accused Copyright Infringement

Wrongfully Accused Copyright Infringement

There seems to be no way to even slow the massive intellectual property piracy on the internet.  Recently, Congress introduced the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) legislation.  This is really just the tip of...

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