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Digital Copyright Issues + Global Copyright Online Courses

Copyright Compliance Copyright compliance is an on-going effort with many facets. Education is one of those facets. Educating yourself about copyright and licensing law as well as educating those around you is all part of a copyright compliance plan. March […]

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Digital Copyright Issues

Social Media and Copyright Law According to the site wearesocial.net, there are over 3 billion internet users globally. Of those, there are over 2 billion active social media accounts,

Copyright Law Guest Post: On Becoming a Copyright Specialist

Welcome Kathryn - our first guest author on Copyrightlaws.com! A couple of years ago, my copyright awareness turned into panic. At that time my job was to help professors at

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November Copyright Course: Copyright Essentials for Content Creation and Distribution

Are you a blogger, newsletter contributor, author or website content creator? If so, this copyright course should be at the top of your list. Course Name: CCM800 Copyright Essentials for

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Mash-Ups and Copyright Law

What is a Mash-Up? Mash-ups are definitely part of our digital lives. What exactly are mash-ups? I like to define them as a digital collage or a montage. A

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Who Owns the Copyright in Selfies?

Who Owns Selfies: Copyright Issues I only recently took my first selfie; it was a liberating experience and I immediately shared it with my children who laughed and asked,

WIPO reappoints Francis Gurry for second term as head of WIPO

Francis Gurry at WIPO

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) appointed Francis Gurry to a second six-year term in the position of Director General of WIPO. This term runs from October 1,

Copyright Newsletter

Rights Management Info, First Sale Doctrine, Scrapers of UGC and Free Legal Advice

Snippets from issue 4, 2013 volume of The Copyright & New Media Law Newsletter: Editorial: Rights Management Information Identifying a copyright owner can be a difficult step in the process of

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Using Online Content – Do You Need Permission?

CKNW Radio's Jon McComb interviewed Lesley Ellen Harris on the copyright protection of online content from images to music to crafts. What's protected and what's not? When do

Copyright Newsletter

Fair Use in Patent Applications, Jamaican Copyright Laws, Linking and Framing

Snippets from issue 2, 2013 volume of The Copyright & New Media Law Newsletter: On 16 May 2013 and the first hearing in this process— “A Case Study for Consensus

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