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1. 5 Things You Never Knew About Copyright Act
5 Things You Never Knew About Copyright Act Copyright protection is often viewed as a more modern application due to the types of works that it protects, namely music and motion pictures. However, the concept of copyright protection can be dated back as far as the invention of the printing press. Therefore, there have been various changes and considerations in regards to copyright protection. Many of these aspects h..
2. Answers to Copyright Questions You Must Know
Answers to Copyright Questions You Must Know The most frequently asked copyright question is regarding the process of obtaining a copyright. When an individual creates unique work, such as a short story or a novel, he/she should consider obtaining a copyright for that work. In order to acquire a copyright, he/she must complete and submit a copyright application form.This process is relatively easy and can be quickly compl..
3. Blogger’s guide to avoid copyright violation
Blogger’s roadmap to avoid copyright violation Bloggers are getting in trouble for their posts? You have probably heard that a lot of times. Bloggers are citizen journalist that publishes sensitive issues that they are not aware of the consequences. Most of the time, excerpting sentences from other blog posts and sharing contents are what bloggers do regularly...
4. Copyright Act of 1976 Quick Overview
Copyright Act of 1976 Quick Overview The background to the issues eventually addressed in the Copyright Act of 1976 can be traced back to the decision made in the late 19th Century by the United States not to submit to the copyright law standards established by the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works, which was widely agreed to by various European nations in 1886. Unit..
5. Copyright Protection Background Quick Overview
Copyright Protection Background Quick Overview A copyright is a set of exclusive rights that is granted to a person upon his or her creation of an original work. These rights can include the right to copy that work, distribute it, and adapt the work as well. As a copyright holder, the author also has the right to license the copyright, transfer it, or assign it to another party.The copyright is only valid for a certain peri..
6. Copyright Trolls
Copyright Trolls Explained! It turns out the trolls from fantasy movies have invaded the court room. Using piracy as their shield, these copyright trolls make huge cash by threatening users who downloaded music or movie to pay some settlements. As an ordinary internet user who knows nothing about law, paying hundred dollars for settling a penalty is considered better tha..
7. Easy Steps to Receiving A Product Patent
In order to protect an invention, individuals should obtain a patent. A patent proves the ownership of that invention, which prevents others from making a profit off of that idea without the express permission of the individual or entity that holds the patent.In order to get a product patent, individuals must first write a cover page which introduces them and gives a brief desc..
8. Fast Overview to DMCA
Fast Overview to DMCA The Digital Millennium Copyright Act is a Federal law that was enacted in the United States in 1998 that further extended and enhanced copyright protection to digital media. The Digital Millennium Copyright Act, or DMCA, prohibited the development, use, and distribution of computer software that was intended to give access to copyrighted material, such as music, movies, an..
9. Important Facts About Copyright Attorney
Important Facts About Copyright Attorney A copyright is a form of intellectual property which is protected under United States law and granted to authors of "original works of authorship". This can include literary works, motion pictures, photographs, drawings, musical recordings, computer software, or any other mediums in which an original idea may be encompassed. The owner of a copyrighted work may reproduce th..
10. Intellectual Property Rights Act of 2008 Overview
Intellectual Property Rights Act of 2008 Overview Intellectual property rights are extremely important to the United States and its citizens. Intellectual property comes about as a result of creativity and hard work. Pirates look to infringe on intellectual property rights achieved through copyright certifications. To better combat copyright infringement in the United States and in foreign lands, the Prioritizing Resource..
11. Jumpman
Jumpman   What is the Jumpman (logo)? The Jumpman (logo) is used by Nike on merchandise that promotes Michael Jordan.  The logo is most known on the Air Jordan brand of basketball shoes.  The logo appeared in 1985 and was placed on all products with the “Jordan” brand.  Controversy over the Jumpman (logo) On February 23, 2012, Micha..
12. Lady Chatterley’s Lover
Lady Chatterley’s Lover   Summary of Lady Chatterley’s Lover The novel was written by D.H. Lawrence, and it was first published in 1928 in Florence, Italy.  The book created a huge amount of controversy in the United Kingdom, the United States, and other countries because of its sexual content, and the book was not printed in the United Kingdom until 1960.  ..
13. Legal Aspects of File Sharing
Legal Aspects of File Sharing   Legal Aspects of File Sharing File sharing is not specifically illegal in the United States, but transmitting copyrighted material is illegal, and a number of lawsuits have been brought forth since file sharing began on the internet.  Some of the first cases involved lawsuits connected with the file-sharing network Napster, and the Recording Industry Asso..
14. Must Know International Copyright Act of 1891 Overview
Must Know International Copyright Act of 1891 Overview The International Copyright Act of 1891 was the first act that offered copyright protection in the United States to citizens of countries other than the United States. It was important for American creators too because they were more likely to have international copyright protection in countries that were offered the same protection by the United States. Included in the Ac..
15. National Origin Overview
National Origin Overview National origin focuses on protecting creators of original work that are members of a country belonging to a copyright treaty party. Original works can easily travel, be viewed, or expressed beyond the country from which they originated. Treaties have been created so that foreign nations can share their created work without having to worry if their work will be stolen and accre..

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