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Copyright Office Releases an Updated Draft of the Compendium of U.S. Copyright Office Practices, Third Edition

The Copyright Office released today a revised draft of the Compendium of U.S. Copyright Office Practices, Third Edition. This draft proposes changes to the current version of the Compendium, which was released on September 29, 2017. The public draft is available on the … Continue reading

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U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to End International Operations

While the USCIS says it's just trying to save the federal government money, critics say the move will slow down an already-overburdened immigration system. Read more detail on Recent Products Liability posts –

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When can you sue for copyright infringement in the U.S.?

On March 4, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court settled a split between federal appeals courts in Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corp. v. Wall-Street.Com, LLC, regarding when a copyright owner may sue for copyright infringement in court. The Court unanimously held … Continue reading

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Why U.S. Visa Numbers Are Down

Restrictionists have criticized President Trump for his support for legal immigration. Perhaps they don't have much to worry about. NPR reports that the number of U.S. visas issued are down despite President Trump's recent embrace of legal immigration. NPR's Lulu… … Continue reading

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Two New U.S. Supreme Court Cases on Copyright Law

The U.S. Supreme Court has issued a pair of copyright decisions.  The first concerns the award of costs and the second is directed to registration as a prerequisite to bringing an infringement action.  The first case, Rimini Street v. Oracle, … Continue reading

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