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What is Copyright Trademark and patent?
[January 29, 2013 – 06:27 pm]
What is Copyright Trademark and patent?

You’ve put hard work and creativity into your arts and crafts, why should someone else profit from it? There are ways to protect your work, business logo, or even invention. You can do this by patenting, filing a trademark for, or copyrighting your work. Craft Copyrights If you create written or musical works, they are protected by copyright automatically upon creation. Craft designs can also be protected by a craft copyright. Many people believe that you have to file a copyright for your creation in order for it to be copyrighted material. Filing for federal copyright protection…

What is copyright release for photographs?
[February 10, 2013 – 10:12 pm]
What is copyright release for photographs?

Photo is Unrelated. I just like how it looks! I m a giant bag of mixed reactions after some interaction I had with a recent client. My reactions aren t directed at her, but rather at Walmart and their practices when it comes to printing copyrighted material. After a recent shoot, a client used one of my photos (with my permission - this is important) in a birthday invitation. It was printed via Snapfish and sent to Walmart for printing. Prior to arriving at Walmart, my client was called by the tech at the photo center letting her know that she was going to need a copyright release…

What is Copyright Protection Laws?
[January 25, 2013 – 12:59 pm]
What is Copyright Protection Laws?

January 3, 2013 marked the end of the 112th Congress and beginning of the 113th Congress, and with it, the death of the Innovative Design Protection Act of 2012 (IDPA). The bill, proposed by Senator Chuck Schumer in September 2012, would have amended Chapter 13 of the Copyright Act to include fashion design as a protected art form. The IDPA proposal was not the first time Congress considered providing copyright protection for fashion design. Since 2006, and most recently in 2010, Congress has contemplated passing laws similar to the IDPA. In 2012, the IDPA quickly gained the…

What is Copyright protected video?
[February 18, 2013 – 08:09 pm]
What is Copyright protected video?

Get Your Copy: itunes.apple.com “Shine On”, “When The Sun Comes Down” and “After The Love” have all become huge radio and club anthems and are still running on heavy rotation all over the world. In the beginning nobody could imagine this huge and incomparable success of the German act, which was founded by the first line producers of CASCADA, Manian and Yanou. After their latest success hundred thousands of fans all over the globe are looking for RIOs new, highly anticipated track “Hot Girl”. The multi-faceted productions of RIO and its charismatic singer Tony T, once again…

What is Copyright Means?
[February 19, 2013 – 10:50 am]
What is Copyright Means?

For Wikipedia policy about copyright issues, see Wikipedia:Copyrights. Copyrights are said to be territorial, which means that they do not extend beyond. Meaning of Copyright. Copyright is a statutory right to stop others copying or exploiting authors' works in various other ways without permission. Michael J asked. What does Copyright Mean? Topics: copyright law. Glovers4Christ: To copyright something means the author of an original work is given. Original work is copyrighted from the moment of creation, provided it's fixed in tangible form. What does “fixed…

What is Copyright Legislation UK?
[February 13, 2013 – 09:01 am]
What is Copyright Legislation UK?

Many countries, including the USA have an exemption to copyright law that allows parody, caricature and pastiche. Without these exceptions the world would be a poorer place: we’d have no Wierd Al Yankovic! In the UK, however, there has been no such exemption from copyright law for the wild and witty. It’s good to hear that the UK government now plans to legislate to provide to allow these exemptions. Amusingly, it’s the bureaucrats in Brussels, so often portrayed as Europe’s anti-fun killjoys, who passed the European legislation upon which our legislation will be based. I’m…

What is Copyright Law?
[October 29, 2012 – 06:10 am]
What is Copyright Law?

By definition, copyright law is the exclusive right to make copies,   license,  and otherwiseexploit a literary,  musical,  or artistic work,  whether printed, audio,  video,  etc.: works granted such right by law on orafter January 1,  1978,  are protected for the lifetime of theauthor or creator and for a period of 50 years after his orher death. Copyright laws do protect:  -literary works, including books, poetry, and computer programs -musical works -dramatic works -pantomimes and choreographic works -pictorial, graphic and sculptural works -sound recordings -motion pictures…

What is Copyright Law Regarding music sampling?
[January 28, 2013 – 05:30 pm]
What is Copyright Law Regarding music sampling?

A Chicago musician called Rebecca Francescatti says that Lady Gaga stole part of her song “Juda” for the hit song “Judas”. More specifically, the complaint alleges that a particular portion of “Judas” violates Francescatti’s exclusive rights of reproduction, distribution, performance, and preparation of a derivative work. But before we get to that, we’ll need to wade through a bit of a semantics morass. This suit is being couched in terms of plagiarism. Related posts: Olympic Gymnastics Parody and the 2 Live CrewGiven the fact that the IOC is notoriously litigious, are the WSJ…

What is Copyright Law Music?
[February 19, 2013 – 08:53 am]
What is Copyright Law Music?

In November 2011 the Guardia di Finanza (GdF), a department under Italy’s Minister of Economy and Finance tasked with dealing with financial crime, executed a warrant resulting in the subsequent closure of five Las Vegas-hosted file-sharing sites. The portals, which included ItalianShare, MusicShare, FilmShare and ItalianSexy, had the same Naples-based owner, a 49-year-old man known online as Tex Willer. The sites, of which ItalianShare was the largest, had more than 300, users and carried in excess of 31, links to movies, music, TV shows, software and games indexed on BitTorrent…

What is Copyright law for the Internet?
[February 19, 2013 – 10:50 am]
What is Copyright law for the Internet?

One of these laws was everything created privately and originally after April 1, 1989 is copyrighted. All Internet users must assume that the work is. The copyright laws that apply to written material, photographs, and a myriad of other items apply on the Internet too. You cannot just take and use what.

What is Copyright Interest?
[February 9, 2013 – 12:24 am]
What is Copyright Interest?

Musician and composer Ray Charles signed several agreements in the 1950s regarding recording songs for Atlantic Records and composing songs for Progressive Music Publishing Co.  In 1980, Charles purportedly renegotiated his agreement with Progressive’s successor-in-interest, receiving royalties and a cash payment.  The rights that Charles transferred to Progressive are now owned by Warner/Chappell Music.  Charles entered into an agreement with each of his twelve children in 2002.  In exchange for an irrevocable trust funded with $500, , each child agreed to waive any right to…

What is Copyright infringement UK?
[February 1, 2013 – 08:00 am]
What is Copyright infringement UK?

Saskia Walzel Policy Manager On Tuesday Golden Eye International sent out the first batch of letters threatening court action for alleged copyright infringement via peer to peer filesharing networks. The allegations concern copyright infringement of various Ben Dover Productions films. The letter writing campaign concerns mainly O2 broadband customers, and some BE Broadband customers (both brands are owned by Telefonica UK). Affected customers will have received a letter from O2 and BE in December last year , informing them that their personal data has been released to Golden…

What is copyright designs?
[January 19, 2012 – 03:45 pm]
What is copyright designs?

1. What is ”The Regulation of investigatory Powers Act 2” about ? its about carrying out surveillance and investigation, and covering the interception of communications. It was introduced to take account of technological change such as the growth of the Internet and strong encryption. 2. what does the act gives powers to? surveillance, investigations and communications. 3. how many parts does the act contains? the parts contain interception of communication, use of communications data, directed surveillance, convert human intelligance sources and intrusive surveillance. 4. what…

What is Copyright Deposit?
[February 11, 2013 – 04:44 am]
What is Copyright Deposit?

On 28 January, the Legal Deposit Libraries (Non-Print Works) Regulations 2013 were laid before parliament. The regulations seek to ensure that the Legal Deposit Libraries (LDLs) can provide a national archive of the UK’s non-print published material, such as websites, blogs, e-journals and e-books in a way that does not prejudice publishers’ commercial interests and that respects copyright ownership. In doing so, they address the important challenge of preserving the nation’s digital heritage for future generations. Researchers of the future will be able to study and analyse…