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FairPlay copyright blocking proposal: my presentation at the Fordham IP conference

I had the pleasure to speak at the 26th Annual Fordham Intellectual Property Law & Policy Conference. In my opinion, this is the best IP conference. My topic was Canada’s Fairplay’s Website-Blocking Plan: What is it and is it consistent with … Continue reading

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Interview with LoTempio Copyright Client Solomon Schmidt

Solomon Schmidt was only 12 years old when he wrote his first book, U.S. History Bites. Then, at age 13, he wrote the second book in his “History Bites” series called, US. Presidential History Bites. Now at age 14, he has written … Continue reading

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The COPYKAT delves into the Oracle for a glimpse of the true part of copyright

Oracle and Google Dispute Over the Use of API’s is Not Over YetThe dispute between Oracle and Google over Google’s use of copyrighted Java application programming interfaces (APIs) to design the Android operating system has reached another stage. The case which … Continue reading

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The adventures and misadventures of the implementation of the Directive on collective management of copyright in Greece and in Cyprus (Part II)

Tatiana SynodinouThe first part of this post discussed the implementation of the Directive in Greece. As shown, the implementation of the Directive was seen as an occasion to impose a mechanism of stricter control of CMOs, especially when they face … Continue reading

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Copyright, exceptions and cultural institutions: Australia is listening!

Whilst the 2016 Copyright Directive proposal might have lost some momentum since its introduction, the appetite for the modernisation of copyright law is still in the cards in other parts of the world – not the least Down Under. Last … Continue reading

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