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What is Copyright date?
[February 18, 2013 – 09:21 pm]
What is Copyright date?

One of key questions for 2013 is Will Housing inventory bottom this year? . Since this is a very important question, I ll be tracking inventory weekly for the next few months. f inventory does bottom, we probably will not know for sure until late in the year. In normal times, there is a clear seasonal pattern for inventory, with the low point for inventory in late December or early January, and then peaking in mid-to-late summer. The NAR data is monthly and released with a lag.  However Ben at Housing Tracker (Department of Numbers) kindly sent me some weekly inventory data…

What is Copyright and Privacy?
[February 4, 2013 – 06:02 am]
What is Copyright and Privacy?

I am still trying to understand the copyright and privacy issues in the U.S.A. As  a Brazilian, I never felt that copyright holders’ rights were that respected as written law per se. When I was in graduate school, in southern Brazil, I recall one of my classmates plagiarized paragraphs from somebody else’s work that he found online. It was proven that he did plagiarize. According to policy designed by the Federal University, he should have been expelled from the program, but after saying “sorry”, he was allowed to continue his studies. I don’t think this would happen here, in…

What is Copyright and patent protection?
[February 8, 2013 – 03:35 pm]
What is Copyright and patent protection?

Last night, we attended a DC Bar fashion law panel discussion, For the Love of Fashion: Protect Yourself, " at Baker Hostetler in Washington DC. It was a very informative and comprehensive discussion from in-house and outside counsel, including DLA Piper's Lisa Norton, who is Of Counsel in the Patent Prosecution group, on trademark, copyright, and patent protection as well as current hot-button developments in fashion law and anti-counterfeiting. From this panel discussion, we gathered four key takeaways: 1. The fashion industry is a trillion dollar business…

What is Copyright and Information Economy?
[February 12, 2013 – 04:41 pm]
What is Copyright and Information Economy?

It looks like the U.S. economy really is in recovery. And, while some analysts are still using the term “jobless recovery” in early 2013 for the overall job market, experts are unanimous in their predictions that the healthcare jobs market will shake off any lingering weakness and thrive throughout the decade. Look for jobs close to home According to NBC News, the healthcare industry should create close to 30 percent of all new jobs in the U.S. economy in the next couple of years. (The U.S. Department of Labor says that healthcare added 45, jobs in December 2012 alone!). “It’s…

What is Copyright Act 2000?
[June 21, 2011 – 11:55 am]
What is Copyright Act 2000?

The Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation has launched a consultation on amendments to the Copyright and Related Rights Act 2 (CRRA 2), to deal with the problems identified by Mr Justice Charleton in the EMI v UPC decision. The gap in Irish law which the Department hope to fill is the requirement under Article 8(3) of Directive 2001/29/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 May 2001 on the harmonisation of certain aspects of copyright and related rights in the information society, better known as the Copyright Directive or the Information Society Directive…

What is Copyright Act 1976?
[February 19, 2013 – 12:41 am]
What is Copyright Act 1976?

V=zoHoXlRHfu4 Human Trachea Made from Stem Cells Transplanted into Cancer Patient – lung cancer claims – lung cancer claims Cancer is a leading cause of death worldwide, accounting for more than seven million deaths a year. It can affect any part of the body, and survival rates vary depending on the type of cancer and where the patient lives. But medical science has made a few leaps forward recent years. VOAs Rebecca Ward tells us about one recent transplant that saved a mans life by using his own stem cells. – Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976…

Top selling branded Pharmaceutical
[December 6, 2011 – 10:05 pm]
Top selling branded Pharmaceutical

Lipitor, widely prescribed for lowering blood cholesterol, was the top-selling branded pharmaceutical in the world in 2008 with sales of $12.4 billion.  U.S. Patent No. 5, 273, 995, which covered atorvastatin (the active ingredient in Lipitor), expired on November 30, 2011.  Lipitor is now available from the generic pharmaceutical company Ranbaxy Laboratories.  Originally set to expire in May 2011, the expiration was extended for six months because Pfizer did research after the drug was approved to determine its safety and effectiveness in children.  Ranbaxy Laboratories now…

The definition of Patent
[January 24, 2013 – 05:20 am]
The definition of Patent

A privilege is an “exemption from the normal obligation of a citizen to provide the judicial arm of the state with the information and documents which are required for determination of litigation”.1 The current Australian Patents Act provides privilege to communication between Australian registered patent attorneys and their clients.  The provision reads: (2) A communication between a registered patent attorney and the attorney’s client in intellectual property matters, and any record or document made for the purposes of such communication, are privileged to the same extent…

Selling patents for profit
[January 29, 2013 – 10:35 am]
Selling patents for profit

Businesses in North East Scotland already generate more patent applications than anywhere else in the UK outside Cambridge.  A team from Johnston Carmichael is working with HMRC to ensure that Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) are able to take full advantage of the reduced rates of corporation tax on profits from patented inventions or processes that apply from 1 April 2013. The new laws, dubbed “The Patent Box”, will benefit companies that generate income from patent rights that they own or for which they have exclusive licences, for example, by selling or renting products…

Selling patented items
[February 19, 2013 – 10:44 am]
Selling patented items

Explaining the rules of the new patent box for innovative

Selling patent Hostas
[February 19, 2013 – 10:42 am]
Selling patent Hostas

"This plant is so special that it is protected by a plant patent. Third, anyone selling hostas at a rummage sale is breaking the law anyway. others from propagating the patented variety, or from selling or using it. If you see a ® behind a Hosta name it means that the Hosta is patented or. grow and sell these Hostas as propagation is prohibited for all patented and.

Selling Copyrighted Music
[February 19, 2013 – 10:43 am]
Selling Copyrighted Music

How to Sell Your Copyrighted Music. by David Carnes, Demand Media. The music industry is constantly changing. Not long ago, you had to sign with a major. Hit songs and film and television scores earn increasingly large amounts of. the average annual net earnings of the selling company over the most recent. Music fans looking to clear out some clutter can always try to sell their old CDs. the idea that once someone buys a copyrighted item like a CD or book.

Selling copyrighted material law
[January 25, 2013 – 08:58 pm]
Selling copyrighted material law

By Darren Shield Copyright law and international trade might seem to be a dry and academic exercise for some, but not today, matey. The Caribbean island nation of Antigua and Barbuda once operated a booming online gambling industry, but suffered dramatic setbacks after Washington, with the passage of the Federal Wire Act in 2002, prohibited online gambling. The World Trade Organization ruled that the U.S. prohibition on its citizens’ access to Antigua’s online gambling sites constituted unfair trade practice in violation of the General Agreement on Trade and Services Treaty…

Selling brands
[February 19, 2013 – 10:41 am]
Selling brands

Brand Finance helps clients leverage value from their brands through acquisitions & selling brands (and/or brand disposals), brand licensing. Selling Power Magazine Article. How Power Brands Sell More. "Most people have a very myopic notion of what branding is," says Dr. David A. Shore.