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“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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Charter of Fundamental Rights Signed and Proclaimed

The Charter of Fundamental Rights was signed and proclaimed in Strasbourg, France, by the Presidents of the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission. A press release about it can be found here. This is a step in the signing… … Continue reading

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Inter-American Human Rights Moot Court — March 15 deadline

Preparation for the 2019 Inter-American Human Rights Moot Court — sponsored by Washington College of Law, American University — is in full swing, with the team registration deadline set for March 15, 2019. Registration deadlines for bailiffs, observers, and judges… … Continue reading

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Absolute or Equitable Intervening Rights, It Matters

Delaware District Court grants-in-part and denies-in-part patentee’s motion for summary judgment regarding accused infringer’s defense of intervening rights.  Sonos, Inc. v. D&M Holdings, Inc.,No. 14-1330-WCB (D. Del. Nov 7, 2017). The owner of a patent that survives reexamination “is only … Continue reading

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Human Rights Award Given to Manus Detainee

Abdul Aziz Muhamat tried to seek asylum in Australia after fleeing the Sudan. He never made it there. Instead, he spent years detained in one of Australia's off-shore detention facilities on Manus Island in Papua New Guinea. Aziz was no… … Continue reading

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