Tag Archives: Copyright

IPSC session 3 (trade secret then copyright)

Session 3: Trade Secrets, Courtney Cox, Can the Law Force You to Lie? The Use of Deceptive Precautions to Protect Trade SecretsReasonable measures to protect the secret are generally required. Should you have to engage in deception, or deceptive misdirection … Continue reading

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Court Rules on the “De Minimis” Exception to Copyright Infringement

Copyright law allows the owners of copyrighted works to control or prevent the use of those works by others. The Fair Use Doctrine sets limits on copyright owners’ ability to prevent certain unauthorized uses, such as the inclusion of a … Continue reading

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#IPSC18 Preview: Copyright

Yesterday I previewed the panels on patents and innovation at next week's IP Scholars Conference at Berkeley Law. Here are the copyright-focused panels:Breakout 1 – Copyright: Intermediaries and MarketsAnnemarie Bridy – IP owners are now conscripting content delivery networks and domain name … Continue reading

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The Real World Impact of the Copyright Registration Prerequisite

Just before the summer recess, the Supreme Court snuck in a certiorari grant that I don't think has received much attention in proportion to its importance–Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corp. v. Wall-Street.com LLC. The issue is seemingly simple: before filing … Continue reading

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Kendrick Lamar copyright lawsuit testing cultural appropriation between Africans and African-Americans?

Apparently some think so. Here’s Lamar’s motion for partial summary judgment, which addresses the visual artist’s pseudo moral rights claims. Read more detail on Recent Intellectual Property Law posts –

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