Monday, 15 May 2017 09:34

Bad games

Bad gamesSellers of circumvention devices beware!
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Star Trek fan-fiction copyright suit tests ‘fair use’ defenceNot all space battles these days are being fought on the big screens.
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Thursday, 08 September 2016 22:01

Whose content is it anyway?

Whose content is it anyway?Please copy and paste this as your status: I declare that my rights are attached to all my personal data, drawings, paintings, photos, video, texts etc. published on my profile and my page.Those who read this text can do a copy/paste on their Facebook wall. This will allow them to place themselves under the protection of copyright.”
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Tuesday, 29 December 2015 09:00

Copyright in a YouTube world

Copyright in a YouTube worldIf you have recently scrolled through your Facebook timeline or Twitter feed, you have likely noticed a particular trend: Online content is rapidly moving toward video. The sheer volume of video being created, uploaded, and shared online will significantly change the legal landscape in the world of copyrights and, specifically, fair use.
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Monday, 02 November 2015 09:00

Litigator finds thrill of M&A in-house

Litigator finds thrill of M&A in-houseWhile she was the in-house lawyer for generic drug company Teva Canada in Toronto for eight years, Ildiko Mehes helped the Israeli-owned company acquire several smaller generic firms. “At that time,” she recalls, “I used to joke how lucky I was being a patent lawyer doing M&A work.” If only she could have seen the future.
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Friday, 05 September 2014 09:00

Access Copyright’s next chapter

Access Copyright’s next chapterFollowing a landmark Supreme Court decision and amendments to Canada’s Copyright Act, it’s “business unusual” for Access Copyright, the country’s largest copyright-holder group. The organization is battling tough challenges in Copyright Board proceedings. It faces the prospect of dwindling revenues from post-secondary institutions, and as it moves ahead with a lawsuit against York University, copyright experts wonder if the organization will have much of a business among the ivory towers in the future.
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