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"Eminent Domain Just Compensation Act" – Withdrawing The Quick Take Power From Border Wall Takings – What Is It Good For?

We have mostly avoided the most recent kerfuffle about the southern border wall (or fence, take your pick) for a few reasons. First, the signal-to-noise ratio is pretty bad at the moment, and that usually isn't a good predictor for … Continue reading

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Famous Works That Are Now Part of The Public Domain

January 1st marks the beginning of a new year. But the new year in 2019 will be a little different. Several famous copyrighted works will enter the public domain on January 1st of this year. What does this mean exactly? … Continue reading

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January 1, 2019: If you have not thought about the copyright public domain for a while, maybe this is a good time to do so

January 1st of any year is replete with numerous substantive and imagined meanings. For the copyright world, however, there can only be one meaning: it signals the end of copyright protection for works whose copyright duration has or is about … Continue reading

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For the First Time in More Than 20 Years, Copyrighted Works Will Enter the Public Domain

Smithsonian.com: “At midnight on New Year’s Eve, all works first published in the United States in 1923 will enter the public domain. It has been 21 years since the last mass expiration of copyright in the U.S. That deluge of … Continue reading

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Abusive Conduct: Domain Name Registrants and Rights Holders

Abusive conduct or cybersquatting is the essence of disputes under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP), usually by domain name registrants violating their warranties of registration but also (in appreciable numbers) by trademark holders overreaching their statutory rights. … Continue reading

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