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Determining Copyright Infringement

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This paper tells that an infringement of copyright can occur through the doing of a restricted act in relation to the work “as a whole or any substantial part of it.” The tendency of the Courts has been to arrive at decisions based on the merits of individual cases…
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The NET (No Electronic Theft) Act: Criminal Copyright Infringement

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[Instructor Name] The NET (No Electronic Theft) Act: Criminal Copyright Infringement This paper gives a brief introduction to the No Electric Theft Act, its history, salient features and benefits will be discussed which will be beneficial in understanding the basic components and rules that are followed till date…
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What Is the Best Way to Tackle Online Copyright Infringement in the EU

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"What Is the Best Way to Tackle Online Copyright Infringement in the EU" paper states that the EU must seek for the most appropriate way of protecting the online copyrighted materials, while at the same time ensuring to maintain a balance between protecting the freedom of expression of the public. …
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Love - Law-Copyrights

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This was in a bid to ensure that the owners of those software and digital media make a profit from their work. This copyright infringement laws provide legal actions…
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Legal Brief
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The case raises the question whether a company is liable for contributory copyright infringement in case the company manufactures technical devices which can be used to copy copyrighted content. Sony Corp. developed a video tape recording device known as “Betamax”. Walt…
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The Issues of Plagiarism
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The author concludes that it is impertinent that copyrighted work is given their due and following the legal protocol is always safer for the individual, the owner as well as the economy. It is a way of respecting the intellectual property rights of an individual…
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Intellectual Property Paper
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Running Head: INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MGM P2 Intellectual Property [Name of Student] [Name of Institution] Introduction People who originally create, develop, or invent objects and ideas have certain rights and privileges over the use and ownership of such items and ideas…
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Intellectual Property Rights in Media Applications

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(a) I will advice Jones that for a claim of copyright infringement against Nasty Guys (the "Guys") to prosper, it is necessary to consider the following issues: (1) whether copyright protection subsists in the work; (2) who owns the copyright over the work; (3) whether the act of the Guys is a restricted act so as to constitute infringement; (4) whether the restricted act was done to a substantial part of the work; and (5) whether defences to copyright infringement may be invoked by the Guys.
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Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke Versus Marvin Gayes Case
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The author examines Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke Versus Marvin Gaye’s case and gives detailed information about the trail. Also, gives a definition of IRAC, a legal method of analyzing and implementing it in the case…
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Cyber Space Law: Viacom versus YouTube Case
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This paper focuses on Cyberspace Law and analyses Viacom's Complaint to Youtube, the causes of it, direct and indirect Infringement claims, defenses by Youtube and Google and potential remedies. The paper also describes copyright issues raised by user-generated content.  …
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Law and the Media
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On the 27th of September the Federal Court in California granted summary judgement in the famous case of "Grokster: peer-to-peer file-sharing" finding Stream Cast Networks liable for copyright infringement. The Court found "over whelming" evidence that
The defendant, StreamCast was an internet company which was unlucky enough to begin its business at a time Napster was being asked to pull down its software and stop its free trafficking of copyrighted songs and videos.2
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Intellectual Property Legal Analysis
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The essay "Intellectual Property Legal Analysis" advises Professor Jones concerning her rights in respect of the scenarios, considering her position under the copyright law. Firstly, it is necessary to highlight the nature of her rights under copyright law…
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CASE BRIEFING
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2. Facts: Grokster and StreamCast, the respondents of the case, distributed free software which would allow the users to share electronic files through peer-to-peer network. This software was used by the users to share music and video files that were copyrighted without…
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Plagiarism Laws and Regulations
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After giving a short introduction to the dynamics behind plagiarism, in this paper, the researcher will make an earnest attempt to study what exactly constitutes plagiarism, the various violations that it would create, and the manner in which it can effectively be prevented.   …
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Mock Appeal: Associated Press v. Shepherd Fairey
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This case involves the Obama Hope poster ad the infringement of the plaintiff copyright, the evidence will prove that in the year 2008 Shepherd Fairey used the associated press poster taken in 2006 by Mannie Garcia an employee of AP and created, used and distributed the poster…
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Law and Economics
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Name Date Course Section/# On the Grounds of Responsibility: An Analysis of the Law and How Internet Service Providers Are Being Required to Police Their Own Users Executive Summary: The following analysis discusses the ways in which copyright infringement battles are defining the way in which ISPs (Internet Service Providers) are increasingly being required to police their own users…
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Copyright Law Issues

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The essay "Copyright Law Issues" focuses on the analysis of legal concepts of copyright protection in the world. This is further evidenced by the impact of the Berne Convention on Copyright to which the UK is a signatory grants reciprocal rights for nationals from different countries…
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Assignment 9
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One of the current battles that continues to rage not only within the industry but also within society is with regards to whether or not copyrights should be enforced and if so to what extent. As a means of informing such an understanding and analysis of this topic, this author visited the Recording Industry Association of America’s (RIAA) website as well as Piratbyran (a Swedish think tank that is committed to the idea of free information)…
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LAW AND ETHICS OF DIGITAL MEDIA HYPOTHETICAL: COPYRIGHT

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Analyze Rita Espinoza’s argument that her inclusion of Tito Puente’s music in her video is a fair use. Thinking about the concept of fair use, is her argument legitimate? What evidence might she use to back her claim? Remember to consider the 4 elements the courts use to determine whether an infringement has occurred…
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Copyright

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Copyright is an authorized act that is formed by the statute of a nation, which awards the inventor of unique work exclusive privileges to its application and distribution. This study focuses on copyright infringement and the rights of media consumers, how these infringements…
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Copyright

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Running Head: A&M RECORDS, INC. V NAPSTER, INC. A&M Records, Inc. v. Napster, Inc. The case of A&M Records, Inc. v Napster (2000) 114 F Supp. 2d 896 involves Intellectual Property issues, particularly that of copyright infringement. Napster, Inc…
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Fair use or infringement Copyright in art

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Table of Contents Abstract 2 1Chapter 1 3 1.1Background study 3 1.2Aims and objectives 11 1.3 Limitations of the study 12 2Chapter 2: Findings/ Discussions 12 Case study 1: Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc. v. Nation Enterprises, and The Ninth Circuit’s Mistaken Interpretation 16 Case study 2: Art Rogers vs…
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Digital
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Article 1 Data privacy Vijayan, Jaikumar. “CIA Monitors Up to 5 Million Tweets Daily, Report Says.” 2011. Web. 10 November 2011 . This article talks about how the CIA monitors peoples activities on social media sites twitter and face book…
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Creating the Content of the Speech
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This assignment discusses information protection and security, ubiquitous and pervasive technologies, copyright. In the wake of technological advancement, application of information systems and technology is no longer an option. The assignment considers different ways of protecting data…
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Recent Development in Fight against Peer to Peer File Sharing: Legal Issues and Alternative Solutions
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This paper examines the technological difficulties and the legal barriers faced by the right-holders in their fight against the p2p file sharing, with a comprehensive focus on the defendants of p2p infringement such as: web providers, individuals and ISP…
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Analysis of International Business Law Cases
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The author analyzes the International Business Law cases such as Mellow Wine Company vs. Tippler Distributing Company, the case between Big Brother Company and Leatherette Company, and the case of Angie Happy and her passport being revoked by State V. …
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The Negotiation between Google and Chinese Writers
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The paper 'The Negotiation between Google and Chinese Writers' presents commercial negotiation which plays a very important role in today’s business world. There are various conflicts between businesses/organizations in today’s highly competitive world…
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Internet Law and Home Copying
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This research paper describes Internet Law and home copying. This paper outlines the Copyright Act and its conditions, equipment for copyright, Internet Law and problems of home copying, analyses illegal duplication and devices for it…
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Legal Concepts Worksheet

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Property - Is divided in to several distinctions. There is real property, which means real estate, intellectual property, which is covered by patent and copyright law and finally there is chattel. Chattel refers to actual articles or items that we have such as books and cars.
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Intellectual property
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The injunction against the information services provider may not consistent with United Kingdom law and that of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU). The injunction conflicts with the rights of the Information Society Service Provider and the legitimate rights of…
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Copyrights Infringement

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As in any human Endeavour, law regulates cyberspace in the same manner with copyright, defamation, and obscenity stipulations designed to control an expected return.1 Thus the underlying principle is accrued benefits or its denial. Wanda is an Internet Service Provider registered in United Kingdom (UK)…
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Law Briefs

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Plaintiff Brown filed a suit requesting for a declaration that the poet Corretjor’s work was in the public domain, since it was first published in 1957. Defendant counterclaimed by charging Brown with copyright infringement for his musical rendition of one of the poet’s…
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Law in the media
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Introduction The Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (CDPA) is an act that defines copyrights. One of the provisions of the act is that it is a copyright infringement to issue copies of a copyrighted work to the public; another copyright infringement is to copy copyrighted work…
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Intellectual Property Rights Infringement of TV Productions

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This essay describes the intellectual property rights, that constitute transforming ideas into tangible products and services, such as television. The researcher presents the history of copyright problem and the law of copyright protection, that provides the protection to the author…
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Fair Use Defense - Eastside Movies Inc vs Manny Goldstein
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The paper “Fair Use Defense - Eastside Movies Inc vs Manny Goldstein” evaluates the chances of the acquittal of the media player developer, who used parts of the films protected by copyright, to study media effects. The court applied the four-factor test to determine the degree of his culpability.  …
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Artistic Appropriation, Copyright and Creativity

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Copyright Issues for Appropriation Artists Question 1: Are collage and appropriation in visual arts stifled by the modern interpretation of copyright? Introduction The term appropriation has been differently interpreted by various scholars (Craig, 2011; Meyers, 2006; Hampel, 1992)…
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Information Law Issues
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The case study "Information Law Issues" states that the internet and information revolution the world has experienced in the last two decades has had a phenomenal impact on our society, yet poses questions on how information should be handled from legal aspects…
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Pirated Software

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The rapid technological development across continents gives rise to new problems and issues which were not previously encountered. As the use of computer necessitates the installation of costly software, some people resort to using counterfeit software in order to save money…
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Is Google and Verizon's Net Neutrality Proposal Socially Responsible
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Is Google and Verizon's Net Neutrality Proposal Socially Responsible? NAME: CLASS: DATE: May 12th, 2011 The Verizon-Google Legislative Framework Proposal Google and Verizon represent two of the largest and most influential companies in America in information technology and telecommunications…
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The Effect of Copyright on the Evolution of Music

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This case study "The Effect of Copyright on the Evolution of Music" provides an examination of how copyrights stifle the creativity of artists; the law regarding illegal downloads; and an examination of how the music industry, and the music itself, has evolved and changed in response to the existence of copyright infringement…
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Legality of downloading mp3

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It will analyze the concept of legality of downloading mp3 in Canada and in the whole world by bringing examples of important law cases and development of the Canadian copyright law. The paper will dwell on the legal protection provided both by Canada and the international legal…
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DuMont Ventures Investment
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The research “DuMont Venture’s Investment” covers some of the gaps in current research. The research gap pertains to enhancing online core value marketing strategies. The research aims to implement the classroom theories (marketing, management, production) to the actual workplace…
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Further Law Questions

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Ans 1) The United States Congress eventually enacted The Digital Millennium Copyright Act, more frequently referred to as the DMCA, which was signed into law on October 28, 1998. The DMCA had as its key reason the goal of updating United States copyright laws with an ogle headed for making them more appropriate and elastic agreed the ever changing digital information climate…
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Literature Review on Controversial Google Library Project
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Literature Review on Controversial Google Library Project University Introduction In December 2004, Google launched a program titled “Google Print” also known as “Google Library Book Search Project” that aims to digitize books that have been published by authors around the world (Google 2012)…
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Problem Facing UK Copyright Law Arising in Digital Market

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The emerging digital market presents a big challenge to the already set law system of intellectual property. The digitization of the world is unearthing…
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Cyperethics-copyrights
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Date Morality of Illegal Downloading Introduction Downloading music is illegal. It is illegal because the music that being downloaded are subjected to copyright laws, therefore the musicians and the recording companies own the exclusive right to use and license these songs and albums…
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See the dis
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File Sharing & Downloading Definition File sharing and downloading is a practice of exchanging information, not owned by an individual himself with others. The information shared is likely to be digitally stored and may include items such as videos, audios (songs), software programmes as well as electronic books, articles and journals…
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Digital Millenium Copyright Act

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Your Name Name of the Class Date The Digital Millennium Copyright Act’s Effect on Downloading Music and Films The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) was signed into law by President Clinton in October of 1998. It is a complicated bill, designed to protect copyright holders of software, music, and films in an increasing digital age…
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The Public Interest Defence in UK Copyright Law and the impact of Ashdown v Telegraph Group

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The European Convention on Human Rights became law in the United Kingdom with the Human Rights Act 1998. With effect from November 2000, all Courts must take into consideration the recommendations and decisions of the European Court of Human Rights when making judgement…
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Real and Intellectual Property Law Briefs

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The Plaintiff i.e.John Moore had leukemia and for its treatment he visited UCLA Medical Center in the year 1976. The Doctors that were treating Moore confirmed after diagnosis that Moore had leukemia. In addition to this fact the defendants in this case were aware of the fact that the some of the blood products that were to be discarded from Moore's body had commercial value…
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