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Researcher Claims 2% of Published Papers Resemble Paper Mill Works

Plagiarism Today

Researcher Adam Day claims that, in a recent study, he found nearly 2% of published research papers resembled paper mill works. The post Researcher Claims 2% of Published Papers Resemble Paper Mill Works appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

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Is Your Website Published or Unpublished?

Plagiarism Today

That question is whether the descriptions were “published” or “unpublished” according to the law when they were put on FDN’s website. However, applying terms like “published” and “unpublished” to a website is complicated. That seems to be a pretty clear indication that these pages were not published, as no distribution was intended.

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Publishing Companies Say Google is Liable for Promoting Pirated Textbooks

IP Watchdog

Several major educational publishing companies, including Macmillan, Elsevier and McGraw Hill, have sued Google in a New York district court alleging contributory and vicarious copyright infringement, trademark infringement and violations of New York’s General Business Law.

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Before the Breakthrough: Does Prior Art Include Wrongfully Published Applications?

SpicyIP

The Conundrum In an interesting order, the Madras High Court, in the case of Dr. Vandana Parvez vs The Controller of Patents , dealt with a withdrawn patent application that had been wrongfully published and then later cited as prior art for the same applicant’s subsequent patent application! as per MPEP 711.04

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Do News Publishers “Own” the News? (And Should They be Compensated when Others use News Content they Publish?)?

Hugh Stephens Blog

The issue of whether news publishers should receive compensation when their content is used by “others” (such as internet platforms, specifically Facebook and Google) has become a hot topic in a number of countries of late. And Should They be Compensated when Others use News Content they Publish?)?"

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Google “Profits From Pirated Textbooks” Publishers’ Lawsuit Claims

TorrentFreak

and McGraw Hill LLC, paints an entirely different picture for the publishing industry. The Publishers have reported infringement after infringement to Google, only to have those reports ignored,” the complaint begins. ” No Indiscriminate Advertising At this point the publishers’ strategy begins to take shape. .

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Books, e-Books, Authors, Publishers and Libraries: A Complex Relationship?

Hugh Stephens Blog

On January 1, 2022, a new law entered into force in the state of Maryland requiring that authors and publishers holding the rights to an e-book title must offer unlimited copies of that title to public libraries in the state at an undetermined “reasonable price” if and when the title is offered to individual consumers.