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Staving off scrapers of user-generated content with electronic copyright transfers a legal (but, perhaps not a practical) solution

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 12 2013

It's a problem that has vexed website owners since the days of the dot-com boom - how to make certain user-generated content available to users or

Assignment of copyright through terms of use: does e-sign make it ok? A tool for B2B sites dealing with unauthorized access to their content?

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • December 20 2012

It is a common practice for Web site providers who accept submissions of user-generated content to include a license provision in their “Terms of Use” to obtain rights to use the content

Videogame app developer breaks the rules on copyright infringement

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 19 2012

Desiree Golden, a recent college graduate, wanted to aim at the big money that can be made in app development

Oracle v. Google judge writes the book on software programming copyright for now, anyway

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 6 2012

The trial in the dispute between Oracle and Google over the use of Java technology in the Android operating system is over, and the greatly anticipated ruling on copyright in the Java Application Programming Interface (API) has issued

European Court of Justice rules on copyright status of computer programming languages and functionality

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • European Union, USA
  • -
  • May 7 2012

In a jury room in San Francisco, jurors in Oracle, Inc. v. Google, Inc. have been toiling over complicated issues related to the copyrightability of the Java computer programming language, and they may well return a verdict before the ink is dry on this post

Will the Pinterest "nopin" tag put online image owners on the defensive on implied copyright licenses? Should we look to robots.txt as precedent?

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 12 2012

Pinterest is the hot hot hot social media site that lets users create online “pinboards” of interesting or inspiring images

Novell prevails in long-running dispute over ownership of UNIX copyrights - and open source software moves on

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 31 2011

The dispute between The SCO Group and Novell, Inc. over the ownership of copyrights in the code to certain versions of the UNIX operating system, which started eight years ago, appears to have been handed its retirement papers by the Tenth Circuit

U.S. Supreme Court grants review of statute restoring copyright in public domain works

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 5 2011

The questions presented are whether the Progress Clause of the United States Constitution prohibits Congress from taking works out of the public domain, and whether Section 514 of the Uruguay Round Agreements Act of 1994 violates the First Amendment of the United States Constitution

Mobile carriers not secondarily liable for copyright infringement on multimedia messaging system

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • May 5 2011

Mobile carriers are not liable for inducing infringement of copyright on their multimedia messaging system because they did not design the system with the object of promoting infringement, nor did they take any specific, affirmative steps to actively encourage or induce infringement by users of the system, a district court ruled in a copyright infringement action brought by a producer of multimedia messaging content

Posting entire news article on nonprofit organization's blog constitutes fair use

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • May 5 2011

The re-posting of an entire news article on the blog of a nonprofit organization is fair use as a matter of law where the purpose was to educate the public, a district court ruled