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Understanding the Right of Distribution under the Copyright Act

The Copyright Act grants the copyright holder exclusive rights to use and to authorize the use of his work in six qualified ways: To reproduce the copyrighted work in copies or phonorecords; to prepare derivative works based upon the copyrighted work; to distribute copies or phonorecords of the copyrighted work to the public by sale

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Copyright Infringement

What is Copyright Law and How Does it Work?

Your Guide on Copyright Law Copyright law allows original creators to collect all of the earnings of their own original work. For example, a custom jewelry maker can sell their creations and create a number of derivative works that they profit from, and have the freedom to do anything they want with their creation. Copyright

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Current Trends in Copyright Law

Growing Threat of State Copyright Infringement, Copyright Alliance Reveals

The Impact of State Sovereign Immunity In early September, the Copyright Alliance delivered its findings to the U.S. Copyright Office regarding the extent to which state entities commit copyright infringement on individuals and organizations. To accomplish this, the Copyright Alliance conducted a public survey in which 115 respondents answered having experienced copyright infringement by state

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Copyright Infringement

Should States be Immune from Copyright Infringement Claims?

Allen v Cooper, 589 U.S. ___ (2020) Many people are familiar with Black Beards ship, the Queen Anne Revenge. For many it is a fascinating historical saga, and the discovery and photographic documentation of her wreckage has led to The Supreme Court’s settling of an important part of copyright law. For Fredrick Allen, litigation about

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Success Stories

Photographer Wins Copyright Infringement Settlement

From a set of prints shot for an architectural firm, one photograph found its way onto more than 1,400 web pages without Harness’ permission, according to Harness and his attorney. Harness recently won a settlement from the hotel operator and an Internet service for about $135,000, he says.

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