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Book Review: Research Handbook on IP and Moral Rights

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This is a book review of the Research Handbook on Intellectual Property and Moral Rights , curated by Ysolde Gendreau (Université de Montréal, Canada), provided by Francesca Mazzi , Lecturer in AI, Innovation and Law at Brunel University London. Such gestures couldn't be overlooked in a book on moral rights.

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Why Moral Rights are Dead Serious: Preserving the Posthumous Moral Right of Integrity – Part II

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Can legal representatives substitute their own judgement in the vindication of the author’s moral right? Could moral rights, a principally unassignable right, be inherited by successive generations of legal representatives of the author?

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Why Moral Rights are Dead Serious: Preserving the Posthumous Moral Right of Integrity – Part I

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Such treatment usually amounts to violations of the moral rights of the author. In this post, I shall examine the concept of the moral right of integrity and its potential as a tool in protecting the works of authors posthumously.

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Moral Rights in Copyright: Lin-Manuel Miranda sues Texas Church for unauthorized performances of “Hamilton”

IPilogue

The copyright issues that exist in this situation include: unauthorized streaming, unauthorized use of Hamilton content, unauthorized alterations to Hamilton content, and an infringement of an artist’s “moral right” to their copyrighted work. .

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A musical box infringes author’s moral rights, says the French Cassation Court

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During his lifetime, Trenet assigned his economic rights to these songs to his music publisher, Editions Raoul Breton. After Trenet’s death, all his patrimony (including the moral rights to the songs) were inherited by his friend, Georges El Assidi. PML is a company that manufactures hand crank musical boxes.

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St. Art Foundation v. Acko General Insurance: Decoding Street Art, Fair use and Moral rights

SpicyIP

52(1)(t) and ‘moral rights’ of the author in such work. Lastly, I will discuss the argument of moral rights of the author in contending the ‘fair use exemption’ of their work. As a corollary, it also asserted ‘moral rights’ over the mural under Sec. 514, ‘The moral right of the Author’ ).

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Moral rights in Massachusetts

Likelihood of Confusion

Lee Gesmer reported last month on a pretty important decision in copyright law: A First Circuit ruling applying the Visual Rights Act, which–well, Lee says it very well himself, actually: The post Moral rights in Massachusetts appeared first on LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION™.