3 Count: Free Law

Plagiarism Today

The post 3 Count: Free Law appeared first on Plagiarism Today. Have any suggestions for the 3 Count? Let me know via Twitter @plagiarismtoday. 1: Ed Sheeran Awaits Verdict Over Copyright Court Battle.

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Are Fictional Characters Protected Under Copyright Law?

Creative Law Center

The post Are Fictional Characters Protected Under Copyright Law? appeared first on Creative Law Center. The independent life of fictional characters. Consider them an additional creative asset in a writer’s intellectual property portfolio.

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Common Law Pension Entitlement

Nelligan Law

Read as Family Lawyer Ira Marcovitch breaks down the question of pension entitlement in a common-law relationship: I was in a common-law relationship for 13 years. Read more » The post Common Law Pension Entitlement appeared first on Nelligan Law.

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Can Copyright Law Prevent Cheating on Exams?

The IP Law Blog

When standard approaches failed, a business professor recently turned to copyright law, hoping for a solution. Given the exams were part of a business law class that included the topic of copyright infringement, the professor’s attorney found the copying ironic.

Copyright Law Goes to Law School

BYU Copyright Blog

Sometime after this, Pepperdine allegedly took the Photo without authorization, cropped it, and used it as the cover of "The Orange Book: 2021 Academic Planning Guide" (the "Guide") a publication of the Pepperdine Caruso School of Law.

Book Release: The Finished Article: Essays on Indian Designs Law

SpicyIP

Eashan writes about Indian intellectual property law on his Medium page. The Finished Article: Essays on Indian Designs Law. The Finished Article intends to offer readers a guided tour through the 100+ year modern history of designs case law in India.

Library Associations Pursue Misguided eBook Licensing Laws

The Illusion of More

The post Library Associations Pursue Misguided eBook Licensing Laws appeared first on The Illusion of More. Copyright Law & Policy Lit/Pub eBook licensing Featured library associations Maryland new york

Internet Law

Patently-O

This fall I’m teaching Internet Law again after a hiatus. One aspect of law school that is changing is that professors are publishing freely available textbooks and (some) professors are assigning those books for the students. Examples for Internet Law: Prof. James Grimmelmann, Internet Law: Cases and Problems (2021). Eric Goldman, Internet Law: Cases and Materials (2021).

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Announcing the 3rd Shamnad Basheer Essay Competition on Intellectual Property Law

SpicyIP

Shamnad Basheer’s 46th birth anniversary today, we at SpicyIP are proud to announce the third edition of the Shamnad Basheer Essay Competition on Intellectual Property Law. The past two years saw the competition being open to current law students. A photograph of Prof. (Dr.)

Protection of Color Trademarks under the Indian Trademark Law

Kashishipr

Law on Color Trademarks in India. The post Protection of Color Trademarks under the Indian Trademark Law appeared first on Blog | Kashish IPR | Intellectual Property Rights Law Firm.

Fashion Law Update - November 2021

JD Supra Law

In this edition of Fashion Law, we look at the trends, emerging and evolving, within the retail, luxury goods and fashion sectors post COVID-19 around the world. Perspective - Consumer Law in Australia - What's Happening in Fashion Intellectual Property?

2021 Emoji Law Year-in-Review

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

A recap of emoji law developments in 2021: Court References. Easily the most significant emoji law ruling of the year. My Emoji Law Year-in-Review for 2020. The post 2021 Emoji Law Year-in-Review appeared first on Technology & Marketing Law Blog.

The Art & Law Coloring Book

Clancco

If you have kids at home and want them to do something fun and educational, try the Art & Law Coloring Book , an ongoing project by The Art & Law Program. Art Law Education Feature art art and law coloring book art law coloring book art law program law

Distinctiveness in Trademark Law

azrights

The law is not there to reduce competition by giving a monopoly right over generic, common category terms and elements to a single brand owner. The post Distinctiveness in Trademark Law appeared first on Azrights.

Common Law Pension Entitlement

Nelligan Law

Reading Time: 2 minutes Read as Family Lawyer Ira Marcovitch breaks down the question of pension entitlement in a common-law relationship: I was in a common-law relationship for 13 years. However, common-law spouses to not have access to Part I of the Family Law Act.

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Takedown Services Under Copyright Law

IP and Legal Filings

As a result, the IT Act’s obligations have precedence over all other laws. Copyright owners, on the other hand, are barred from exercising their copyright law rights. The post Takedown Services Under Copyright Law first appeared on IPLF.

Lawmakers: Fix Copyright Law to Stop Gamblers “Beating the Bookies”

TorrentFreak

Importantly, however, none of this is illegal in the UK so, in what appears to be an overreaction with significant potential for overreach, lawmakers want changes to copyright law to retip the balance of power. ” Copyright Law to Tackle Drones?

Trademark Protection and the Lawful Use Requirement

The IP Law Blog

Trademark law was developed to help protect a seller’s “brand” in connection with the marketing and labeling of products for sale to avoid “consumer confusion.” One rarely litigated aspect of trademark law is that the use of the trademark must be for a lawful purpose.

Forwarding Piracy Warnings Violates Privacy Law, Dutch Court Rules

TorrentFreak

This means that linking an IP address to subscriber information would violate Dutch privacy law, which is based on the European GDPR. Without a license from the Dutch Data Protection Authority, linking the IP-address to the subscriber information would violate privacy law.

“Go Home”: Why law school was probably a bad idea

Likelihood of Confusion

The post “Go Home”: Why law school was probably a bad idea appeared first on LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION™. Law Practice and Profession Go Home Law SchoolOddly enough, I got a “request” for an article I once wrote in Student Lawyer magazine in a comment here.

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Limited Edition Products: Can they be Protected under IP Law?

Kashishipr

A critical issue to be addressed is whether these limited-edition products can get protection under Intellectual Property (IP) law, just as regular products do, and if yes, then which is the most appropriate form of IP Protection ? Protection for Limited Edition Products under Trademark Law.

Developments in Copyright Law Affecting Tech Transactions

JD Supra Law

Mayer Brown partners Richard Assmus and Oliver Yaros and host Julian Dibbell will discuss some recent important changes in US and European copyright law and how those changes might inform your tech deals. This episode focuses on an IP right at the heart of many technology deals—copyrights.

More on international law and the Web

Likelihood of Confusion

The post More on international law and the Web appeared first on LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION™. Internet Law Free ExpressionInstapundit reports: YAHOO! HELPS TURN THE SCREWS: According to Reporters Sans Frontieres (Reporters Without Borders), Information supplied by Yahoo! helped Chinese journalist Shi Tao get 10 years in prison The.

Domestic Violence and Family Law

Nelligan Law

Issues relating to intimate-partner violence are common in family law; indeed, family breakdown, and the legal and personal struggles that accompany it, often leads to an escalation in violence. 1] Luke’s Place, “What does family law have to do with violence against women? [2]

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Trademark Protection and the Lawful Use Requirement

JD Supra Law

Trademark law was developed to help protect a seller’s “brand” in connection with the marketing and labeling of products for sale to avoid “consumer confusion.” One rarely litigated aspect of trademark law is that the use of the trademark must be for a lawful purpose.

What is a common law trademark?

Patent Trademark Blog

A common law trademark refers to the rights belonging to the first person or company to use a particular mark on selling goods or services in a limited geographical area. The term common law arises most frequently in the context of an unregistered trademark.

Can Copyright Law Prevent Cheating on Exams?

JD Supra Law

The recent opportunities for remote work and learning have provided improvements in lifestyle for a number of employees and students.

Protecting Application Programming Interfaces (API) Through Intellectual Property Laws

Kashishipr

There has been a long-standing debate about the different modes of safeguarding an API through the laws on patents, copyright, and trade secrets. It was regarded as being fair and permissible by the court of law. What is an Application Programming Interface?

WIPIP 2022, Session 7 (internet law/antitrust)

43(B)log

Sari Mazzurco, The Law of Social Roles for the Platform Internet Law’s expressive function: how law tells people what social roles various institutions are supposed to carry out. Law can shape roles: set exit and entry conditions (e.g.

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Prosecutors Drop Fraud Case Against Danish ‘Copyright Troll’ Law Firm

TorrentFreak

Since around 2017, Danish law firm Njord Law has worked with movie companies to extract cash settlements from alleged pirates. All along Njord Law has insisted that its work complied with the law and it now transpires that the authorities agree.

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CJEU: law of Member State where Community design infringement took place determines applicable law to supplementary claims as well

The IPKat

With regard to applicable law, the Regulation can become quite a puzzle. Accordingly, article 88(2) provides that to these claims, the Community design courts should apply their national law including their private international law.

WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT SHORT TERM RENTAL LAW

Traverse Legal Blog

These issues include drafting your short-term rental contract, local rental laws and regulations, the terms of service with the platforms such as Airbnb, VRBO and Booking.com and defamatory ratings and reviews which affect your reputation. RENTAL LAWS RELATED TO AIRBNB AND VRBO.

Breaking the Law

Patently-O

If someone is liable for patent infringement, have they "broken the law?" " — Dennis Crouch (@patentlyo) May 25, 2022. Patent

Will NFTs revolutionize patent law?

JD Supra Law

NFTs continue to make waves, even as there is much speculation about their long-term future. As we have previously written, non-fungible tokens, or NFTs, present novel challenges and opportunities for intellectual property holders.

What makes a trademark law firm successful?

Erik K Pelton

The post What makes a trademark law firm successful? A lot of elements going into making our firm what we are and making it successful. More than just inputs and outputs, work and fees.

Performer’s Rights under Copyright Law

Biswajit Sarkar Copyright Blog

The Indian laws have just recently acknowledged the laws and rights relating to performers because of technology improvements and developments. Thus, the evolvement of the rights of the performers has been seen as an encouraging step in the laws of copyright.

Lots of law

Likelihood of Confusion

The post Lots of law appeared first on LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION™. Via Boing Boing, what seems like a significant announcement for lawyers and other living things not employed by large firms: Public.Resource.Org and Fastcase, Inc. announced today that they will release.

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NFTs and Copyright Law

JD Supra Law

What is an NFT? A non-fungible token (NFT) is a unique piece of data that is stored on a blockchain. More specifically, NFTs are digital files such as photographs, videos, or audio files that can be bought and sold with cryptocurrency.

Trade Dress Protection: Laws and Its Relevance

IP and Legal Filings

Trade dress laws in India, United States, and the United Kingdom. Trade dress laws in India. Currently, IP laws in India do not facilitate the protection of trade dresses per se. Trade dress laws in the US and the UK.

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Food & Drug Law writing competition for students

43(B)log

Thomas Austern Writing Competition for law students interested in areas of the law impacting FDA-regulated industries. Top papers will be considered for publication in the Food and Drug Law Journal.