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TweetA copyright battle is heating up in Maryland, and it involves a very unlikely subject—students’ schoolwork. From science fair projects to finger paintings, the Prince George’s County Board of Education’s proposed educational copyright policy would ensure that work created by students and staff would become the property of the school system. The policy specifically states: […]

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TweetUniversity of Pennsylvania Law School, in preparation for a symposium on fashion law and intellectual property law, created a very clever poster to publicize the event.  What did UPenn come up with? A poster which riffed on Louis Vuitton’s famous logo.  The poster was done up in the same famous colors as a Louis Vuitton bag-brown […]

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TweetThe Supreme Court, in Golan v. Holder, U.S. Supreme Court, Slip Opinion No. 10-545 (decided January 18, 2012), approved an act of Congress that transformed the status of foreign works which had been in the public domain for many years if not decades to that of copyright protected status. This will have an effect on […]

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Tweet Source: Uploaded by user via Debra on Pinterest   A funny thing happened to me today while using Wikipedia. At around 10am EST I got a taste of what Internet censorship must look like. While researching an article using one of my favorite free sites, Wikipedia, it went black on me and showed this […]

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TweetYesterday we took you through a review of our Events from January to May.  See the post here.  Today we look at June onwards. The Dangers of Downloading: Nimmer on Peer-to-Peer Sharing June 2010 Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin Share on netvibes Share with Stumblers Tumblr it Tweet […]

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TweetHere’s what you missed this week on martindale.com Connected. The Martindale Mike Podcast – “Getting to the Truth One Lawyer at a Time” Think Larry King Live for lawyers meets The Daily Show.  The Martindale Mike Podcast, hosted by yours truly, invites the best legal minds to talk about hot legal issues and asks them […]

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TweetEvery year thousands of costume clad geeks, fan boys, and even lawyers flock to the San Diego Comic Con, a comic book convention of super hero sized proportions.  In honor of this annual pilgrimage, (and because I am an old school comic book dork), I decided to put together my top 5 comic book lawsuit […]

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TweetWhat is peer to peer sharing?  In the post, The Dangers of Downloading, we said, “[p]eer to Peer sharing involves any distributed network composed of users that make a portion of their resources available to other users on that network.”  In plain English it means I’ll download yours if you’ll download mine. This topic was […]

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Don’t get sued for downloading or uploading files. The peer-to-peer sharing issue explained by David Nimmer.

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TweetA (not so) long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away (on the Internet) …. The lawyers at Nixon Peabody LLP are Jedi Knights when it comes to dealing with the dark side of copyrights (infringement, P2P sharing, pirating, etc.).  These issues become even more menacing when they arise online.  In an effort to […]

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