Tag Archive: Copyright

More thoughts on Copyright

Is the Internet a Copyright-Free Zone? I am not a big FB fan but do use it to stay in touch with friends across the country. Yesterday a photography friend posted a Tutons.com meme titled Things you should never say to a Photographer. It was a list of 22 items; within minutes,…
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New Compendium of U.S. Copyright Office Practices

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On August 19th, Register of Copyrights Maria A. Pallante released a public draft of the Compendium of U.S. Copyright Office Practices, Third Edition. The first major revision in more than twenty years, this draft presents more than 1,200 pages of administrative practices and sets the stage for a number of long-term improvements in registration…
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Copyright in the News

It’s the end of summer and I have successfully avoided any serious article or book, choosing instead to surreptitiously read People magazine and vampire novels; the only photography I saw (and purchased) was at neighborhood art shows in the Chicago area. As homage to these wasted warm (and wet) days I thought…
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Pro Bono Copyright Trial Services

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Copyright Trial services available for New York Area Copyright Owners &  Small Businesses Partnering with New York based Cravath, Swaine and Moore LLP, the Copyright Alliance is helping find potential clients–individuals and small businesses in lawsuits involving cutting edge copyright issues–for free legal representation. Under an externship program being supervised by Cravath attorneys David Marriott and…
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New Copyright Office Fee Schedule

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Copyright Office Raises Fees for Many Services The U.S. Copyright Office has announced a new fee schedule covering registration, recordation, and related services; special services; Licensing Division services; and Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) services. The new fee schedule takes effect on May 1, 2014. According to their official statement, “this new…
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United States Court Of Appeals Decides in Favor of Alaska Stock

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Breaking copyright news, courtesy of the PACA Blog After many years, the Ninth Circuit finally entered a decision in the Alaska Stock, LLC v. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company case. Reversing the district court’s dismissal of Alaska Stock’s copyright infringement claim, the court definitively held that Alaska Stock had “successfully registered the…
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The Importance of Being Ernest: Obtaining Copyright Registrations for 20th Century U.S. and Non-U.S. Photo Collections

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ASPP MEMBERS | GREG VICTOROFF, Esq. (www.calawyersforthearts.org) Greg Victoroff and Law Arts Seminars™ are pleased to announce the following lecture qualifying for California State Bar Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) credit to be presented in Boston, Massachusetts: The Importance of Being Ernest: Obtaining Copyright Registrations for 20th Century U.S. and Non-U.S. Photo Collections…
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