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GM May Own Your Vehicle Under Copyright Laws

Do you believe that you own your car? General Motors says that under the current copyright laws, you don’t but they do, and that is because of their proprietary rights with the software code that is used to make their vehicles work.

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How to File a DMCA Take-Down Request to Google

Google offers a copyright infringement removal of Google search returns from the search index that are allegedly infringing on the copyrights of others.

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The Question When Filing a Copyright Infringement Lawsuit Is Where To File It?

Federal courts are divided in their belief of whether a copyright infringement claim is valid and a lawsuit warranted based on if the claimant’s copyright registration is completed or still in preregistration.

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Welcome to Copyright Law Radio. We bring you the best in copyright news, legal advice and information.  From copyright infringement claims and defenses to threat letter issues, DMCA takedown notice letters, copyright licensing, and legal analysis of the latest copyright law cases, we have a copyright attorney who can answer your copyright questions. User-generated content […]

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Copyright Primer: Exclusive Rights to Reproduce, Distribute, Perform or Display the Copyrighted Work

If you are a copyright owner, you can claim ownership of the copyright in a work. A copyright grants the owner the exclusive right to do any of the following; to reproduce the work, to distribute the work, to perform the work, or to display the copyright protected work. A copyright also grants the owner […]

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Copyright Ownership in Work Made For Hire

  Today, we’re going to be talking about copyright ownership, and this is a more complicated area of law than you might think. Sometimes, it’s less than clear who is the owner of the copyright protected work. In order to sue for copyright infringement, one of the elements that you have to show under copyright […]

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What You Need To Know Before Using Content from the Internet

If you are a copyright owner, you might want to use the creative commons license because they have several to choose from that can protect your work across several different levels. In addition, if you see a creative commons license, you could click on that link to see exactly how you can use someone else’s […]

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What Is Copyright Infringement?

Copyright infringement is the copying of the creative works of authorship of another that results in the violation of the rights secured to that author under federal law. These rights, guaranteed by § 106 of the act, consist of the right to reproduce, to prepare derivative works, to distribute copies, to perform publicly, to display […]

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