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December 31 Deadline for DMCA Safe Harbor Copyright Agent Designations
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • October 16 2017

All companies that conduct business online should take note of an upcoming deadline for “safe harbor” from copyright infringement liability. Online


Copyright office to DMCA service providers: Designate agents by year end or lose safe harbor protection
  • Dentons
  • USA
  • October 5 2017

One of the best-known benefits of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) is the safe harbor from copyright infringement liability that it


DMCA agent requirements changing by end of year
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • October 4 2017

In December 2016, the United States Copyright Office introduced an online registration system and electronically generated directory to replace the


Copyright Protection for AI Machine Created Works?
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • September 28 2017

Should the artistic efforts of robots, computers or other artificially intelligent machines be afforded copyright protection? If so, who, or what


Reminder: Electronic Registration of Designated Agent for DMCA Safe-Harbor Take-Down Notices Due at Copyright Office by December 31
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • September 28 2017

The Copyright Office yesterday issued a reminder, here, that their electronic system for “designated agents” of Internet service providers - those


Framing It Another Way: Tweets, Copyright and the De Minimis Doctrine
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • September 26 2017

When it comes to finding ways of making money, no corner of a capitalistic society shall go unmined. This applies to obvious goods and services but


Monkey See, Monkey Do Monkey Own? The Curious Case of Naruto v. Slater
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • September 20 2017

When wildlife photographer David Slater set up his camera in the rainforests of Indonesia, he hardly expected to ignite a copyright battle with a


Attention Website Operators and Online Service Providers:The Deadline to Refile Your Designated Agent Information With the U.S. Copyright Office is Approaching
  • Frost Brown Todd LLC
  • USA
  • September 18 2017

Last December the Copyright Office rolled out its new online filing system for designating an agent to receive notices of copyright infringement


Registering Copyrights
  • Durham Jones & Pinegar
  • USA
  • August 24 2017

Since the adoption of the Berne Convention in 1989, many people have come to learn that a copyright attaches to a work as soon as it's created. Thus


Copyright Office Sending Reminders on New Electronic Registration Requirements
  • Cooley LLP
  • USA
  • August 24 2017

Last November, Cooley issued an alert advising that the Copyright Office had implemented a new rule requiring all service providers sheltering under