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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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