Tag Archives: Authors

“Not a country for subbers”: the inclusion of subtitles in movies vs the enforcement of authors’ economic and moral rights

Netflix and (copyright) chill? The 1709 Blog is delighted to host the following reflections by friend Federica Pezza (Hogan Lovells) on films, subtitles and … copyright (what else?).Here's what Federica writes:"It’s Friday night, you had a pretty bad day at … Continue reading

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Giving the Authors a Voice in Litigation?  An ACS v. ResearchGate Update

You might recall me writing about ACS v. ResearchGate, a lawsuit filed last fall in the United States by ACS and Elsevier against ResearchGate. It followed a similar lawsuit filed a year earlier in Germany.  In both the German and … Continue reading

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Justice Brett Kavanaugh Authors First Opinion and Promotes Arbitration; SCOTUS’s Decision on Class Arbitration Is Forthcoming

Justice Brett Kavanaugh, in his first opinion on the Supreme Court of the United States, further solidified the Court’s strong preference for arbitration under the Federal Arbitration Act.  Writing for a unanimous Court in a matter styled as Henry Schein, … Continue reading

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Ask the authors: The Supreme Court and the law of and for elites

The following is a series of questions posed by Ronald Collins to Neal Devins and Lawrence Baum on the occasion of the publication of their book “The Company They Keep: How Partisan Divisions Came to the Supreme Court” (Oxford University … Continue reading

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Our Authors and Readers Propelled us Into the Hall of Fame! Thank you! Happy New Year.

As 2018 draws to a close and the new adventures of 2019 are still resting below the horizon, it seems a fitting moment to acknowledge gratefully all those who contribute to making this blog a useful and informative read.  This … Continue reading

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