Dreamstime Launches LicenseGuard to Track Copyright Infringements

Plagiarism Today

When it comes to copyright, the photography space has been especially fraught with litigation and legal threats over the past decade plus. Getty Images, along with several other stock photography companies, engaged in a massive copyright campaign that began in the 2000s.

Professor Sues Cheating Student for Copyright Infringement

Plagiarism Today

Chapman University, for their part, is not involved in the lawsuit, but a spokesperson for the school made it clear that instructors hold the copyright in their work and are free to take whatever action they see necessary to protect their creations. Using Copyright to Prevent Cheating.

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“Copyright Infringement”

Biswajit Sarkar Copyright Blog

Previously, these works and films were not adequately protected, but the legal landscape surrounding copyright gradually changed, and actions were taken to further safeguard copyright-related works from unauthorized exploitation and usage. Blogs Copyright Copyright Infringement

Cloudflare Tests Limits of Contributory Copyright Infringement

IP Watchdog

One recurring thorn in the side of copyright owners is Cloudflare, the San Francisco-based web performance, optimization, and security company.

The Etsy Copyright Infringement Problem

Art Law Journal

Etsy copyright infringement by its members is a well-known problem and while it has taken some steps to tackle the issue, what, if any, recourse do content creators have in stopping these infringements? Steve Schlackman.

Cognizability Of Copyright Infringement

IP and Legal Filings

A person who is fully aware of an existing copyright, and chooses to infringe or abets to do the same, could be held liable for copyright infringement, which can incur criminal charges, and in order to find the cognizability of the same, Schedule I of the CrPC needs to be looked into.

O Hypocrisy! U of T Sues Tutorial Service for Copyright Infringement After Ripping Off Authors for the Past Decade?

Hugh Stephens Blog

That was the thought that flashed into my head when the University of Toronto (U of T) announced that it was suing Easy Group, a Toronto based tutorial service catering mainly to international students, for copyright infringement. O Hypocrisy, know ye no bounds?

Is Copyright Infringement Illegal?

Biswajit Sarkar Copyright Blog

Copyright is a type of intellectual property rights. One infringes on copyrighted works when they violate the exclusive rights of the owner. An infringer will not take permission from the owner when it is necessary. All these actions amount to infringing.

Smells Like Copyright Infringement

IPilogue

copyright law, a particularly confusing subject for foreign works published before 1978. copyright law. publications of the translated work, which lacked both registration and copyright notice in Scott-Giles’ name. Copyright Act of 1909. Sarah Raja is a 3L J.D.

Copyright Infringement

Biswajit Sarkar Copyright Blog

Copyright infringement in India. The Copyright Act, 1957 gives protection to a piece of work by giving exclusive rights to the author. When is a Copyright Infringed? Secondary act of infringement: · A person sells infringing copies of the work. ·

Understanding the Pearson v. Chegg Copyright Infringement Lawsuit

Plagiarism Today

Yesterday, news broke that Pearson Education, the largest publisher of textbooks in the world, has filed a lawsuit against the website Chegg alleging widespread copyright infringement of its content on the site. As a result, Pearson is suing Chegg alleging copyright infringement.

Criminal Copyright Infringement

JD Supra Law

When does a copyright violation rise to the level of criminal copyright infringement? We address this issue below. Federal prosecutors have a number of statutory tools available to combat this common white-collar crime.

Music Publishers Launch Crackdown on Copyright Infringing Apps

TorrentFreak

Many of the enforcement efforts are targeted at services or tools that offer pirated content, but there are less visible copyright infringement challenges too. Such use is contrary to copyright law and a clear violation of Apple and Google’s policies.

Music 100

The first NFT copyright infringement decision handed down in China

Biswajit Sarkar Copyright Blog

In China’s first copyright infringement case including NFT digital work, a court recently decided. Significance of that the plaintiff filed a lawsuit in Hangzhou Internet Court against the defendant for contributory copyright infringement.

All I Want for Christmas is.Everyone to understand what copyright infringement is (not)

The IPKat

Readers may have seen that the media have picked up on a claim made against Mariah Carey for copyright infringement by her infamous song " All I Want for Christmas is You ". The statute of limitations under the US law is three years from the act of infringement.

Photographer, Lisa Corson sues for Copyright Infringement

Indiana Intellectual Property Law

Corson claims she took a picture of a bocce ball court (the “Photograph”) and registered with the United States Copyright Office on September 18, 2016. for each infringement. Copyright Infringement Intellectual Property Law

Photographer Sues Leaseweb for Hosting ‘Copyright Infringing’ Sites

TorrentFreak

This includes some that are labeled as pirate sites or otherwise find themselves accused of copyright infringement. District Court for the Central District of California, Rosen accuses the websites idposter.com, nposter.com and celebposter.com of hosting his copyrighted works.

Violation of Etsy License Agreement leads to Copyright Infringement Suit

Indiana Intellectual Property Law

Mapes created the picture “Santa with Magic Snow Globe” and applied for a Copyright Registration with the United States Copyright Office. Mapes seeks damages for direct copyright infringement in violation of 17 U.S.C. § for each infringement.

The Etsy Copyright Infringement Problem

Art Law Journal

Etsy copyright infringement by its members is a well-known problem and while it has taken some steps to tackle the issue, what, if any, recourse do content creators have in stopping these infringements?

Violation of Etsy License Agreement Leads to Copyright Infringement Suit

Indiana Intellectual Property Law

Mapes created the picture “Santa with Magic Snow Globe” and applied for a Copyright Registration with the United States Copyright Office. Mapes seeks damages for direct copyright infringement in violation of 17 U.S.C. § for each infringement.

Copyright Infringement: Friend or Foe in the Music Industry?

IPilogue

It used to be that occasionally we would hear in the news that some artist is suing some other artist for infringing their song. However, nowadays, it seems that many major artists are frequently being sued for copyright infringement.

Music 84

Bombay HC Clarifies the Contours of Copyright Infringement and Confidentiality Law

SpicyIP

Saregama India Ltd & Anr deliberated upon the intersection of copyright infringement and confidentiality law and held that ideas cannot be copyrighted but can be protected through the application of confidentiality law. Copyright and confidentiality.

The Difference Between Plagiarism and Copyright Infringement

Copyright Alliance

There are many differences between plagiarism and copyright infringement, yet it can be easy to confuse these concepts. While both plagiarism and copyright infringement can be characterized as the improper […].

Justin Bieber’s 10,000 hours next song to be sued for copyright infringement

IPilogue

Justin Bieber and Dan + Shay are next in a line of artists to face allegations of copyright infringement — after Ed Sheeran and Dua Lipa. Access to the Infringed Work.

Kanye West Faces A Copyright Infringement Lawsuit: Is “Fair Use” Fair?

IPilogue

Moten, a Texas pastor, filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against rapper Kanye West for incorporating a sample recording of his religious sermon into one of his songs. The allegedly infringing sample is used on “Come to Life”, a song featured on his 2021 album “Donda”.

Adblocking Does Not Constitute Copyright Infringement, Court Rules

TorrentFreak

Axel Springer Claims Adblocking is Copyright Infringement. ” In other words, AdBlock Plus breaches copyright law. In this case, there were no claims that AdBlock Plus changed or manipulated any copyrighted works.

Photographer’s SCOTUS Petition Argues State School Liable Under Takings Clause for Copyright Infringement

IP Watchdog

Supreme Court to take up an appeal from the Texas Supreme Court, which had denied Olive’s copyright claims against the University of Houston System on sovereign immunity grounds. Copyright Copyright Litigation Courts Government IP News IPWatchdog Articles Litigation US Supreme Court Allen v.

How Much Money Can I Get from a Copyright Infringement?

Art Law Journal

Copyright Office is the most effective way to ensure you'll be fairly compensated in a copyright infringement lawsuit. Litigation Copyright Act Copyright infringement Copyright Office Copyright Registration featured Statutory damages

Copyright infringement case ruling may stymie NFT development in China

JD Supra Law

In the context of the global convergence towards the metaverse, non-fungible token (NFT) technologies and exchanges are developing rapidly worldwide.

Online Learning Service Denies Copyright Infringement Claims

BYU Copyright Blog

In October, we reported that Post University, a for-profit university located in Waterbury, Connecticut, filed a complaint claiming copyright infringement, trademark infringement, violations of the DMCA, and related violations of law by online service provider Course Hero.

College Professor Sues Students For Copyright Infringement

Copyright Lately

The currently-unidentified students are accused of uploading copyrighted exam questions to Course Hero in order to cheat during tests. How about being liable to your professor for willful copyright infringement damages of up to $300,000? Copyright Office.

State Copyright Infringement Should Be About Justice

The Illusion of More

Copyright Office published its report on copyright infringement by states and state actors in response to the present circumstance whereby states are immunized against litigation for unlicensed use of protected works. Copyright Law & Policy Allen v.

Triller Abandons Multi-Million ‘Jake Paul’ Fight Copyright Infringement Lawsuit

TorrentFreak

While producing rock-solid evidence of infringement usually arrives as a case progresses, the complaint failed to show even a prime facie case of wrongdoing, such as a URL where the fight was offered or even a basic screenshot of the fight being aired on the platform.

Student Film Prompts Copyright Infringement Suit

BYU Copyright Blog

Charming Beats, claims to control the copyright in the registered musical work Lights Dim (U.S. Copyright Registration No.

Auralex Acoustics Sued for Alleged Copyright Infringement

Indiana Intellectual Property Law

Copyright Office under Registration No. Berman claims because the Photograph was copied, stored, and displayed without license or permission, Auralex infringed on her copyrights. for each infringement. Copyright Infringement New Litigation

Police Shut ‘Club Penguin Rewritten’, 3 Arrested For Copyright Infringement

TorrentFreak

Copyright Troubles Begin. In April 2020, Disney filed a copyright complaint with Google, stating that Club Penguin Rewritten’s domain (cprewritten.net) not only infringed its rights in artwork but also its trademarks.

Bungie Sues Elite Tech Boss, Lavicheats & VeteranCheats For Copyright Infringement

TorrentFreak

Bungie says the defendants infringed its rights in multiple ways. They released ‘sizzle reels’ to market the cheat using Destiny 2 artwork and developed software to hook into copyrighted Destiny 2 code thereby producing an unlicensed derivate work.

Mega: 144,000+ Users Have Been Terminated For Repeat Copyright Infringement

TorrentFreak

Copyright Infringement & Content Removal. It follows then that some Mega users utilize the service for sharing copyrighted content including movies, music and TV shows, much as they had done with Megaupload. million takedown requests from copyright holders, up from around 1.2

Reddit Banned 2,625 Subreddits For Excessive Copyright Infringement in 2021

TorrentFreak

For the purpose of this report, however, we’ll home in on the copyright issues faced by Reddit during the last year and how the site responded to them. Copyright Removals. “In 2021, Reddit received 177,450 copyright notices reporting 920,672 pieces of content.

Popular Night Club Accused of Copyright Infringement for Unauthorized Public Performances

Indiana Intellectual Property Law

d/b/a The Verve over 60 times since March 2018 to discuss their obligations under the Copyright Act without success. The Plaintiffs are requesting the Defendants be enjoined and restrained from infringing the copyrighted musical compositions licensed by BMI, pursuant to 17 U.S.