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Management’s ignorance is not a defense to copyright infringement claims

  • Scott & Scott LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 28 2014

Software publishers, acting alone, or through a proxy such as the Business Software Alliance ("BSA") or Software & Information Industry Association

Monkey’s selfie not protectable, U.S. Copyright Office Compendium states

  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 28 2014

A "selfie" of a crested black macaque with a wide, toothy grin can't be copyrighted because an animal snapped the photo rather than a human

Microsoft’s auditors are not infallible

  • Scott & Scott LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 27 2014

Microsoft licensing is a complex, multi-faceted undertaking, with different rules and license metrics applying to different products. In the context

Life gets harder for collective rights management organisations

  • Gorodissky & Partners
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  • Russia
  • -
  • August 27 2014

Collective rights management is a well-known concept. Among other organisations, the Russian Authors' Society protects the rights of performers and

Some rights reserved: Creative Commons and the new era of copyright

  • Baldwins
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  • New Zealand
  • -
  • August 27 2014

Copyright is a relatively old form of intellectual property: a set of rules about how an original work can and cannot be treated. If an original work

Copyright in the modern world: a load of monkey business?

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • August 27 2014

The application of intellectual property law in our modern age is fraught with complexities. As societies and technologies develop, situations

Copyright and performance rights in an online video world

  • Thompson Coburn LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 27 2014

We can chalk up another Internet-prompted intellectual property frontier: performance rights. People have been performing for one another for

Some clarity on the extent of the implied duty to exercise a contractual discretion in good faith: Caswell v SonyATV Music Publishing (Australia) Pty LTD 2014 NSWSC 841

  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • August 26 2014

This case provides some useful clarification of the extent of the implied duty to exercise a contractual discretion in good faith. The New South

F&P Finance successful in Court of Appeal in software copyright and trade secrets case

  • AJ Park
  • -
  • New Zealand
  • -
  • August 26 2014

The Court of Appeal, in a recent decision, upheld the judgment of the High Court that Fisher & Paykel Finance (FPF) in modifying its own credit

Aereo: copyright law and cloud TV

  • Al Tamimi & Company - Advocates and Legal Consultants
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 26 2014

The recent US Supreme Court decision in American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., et al., v. Aereo, Inc. of 25 June 2014 has received significant media