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Rights conferred by copyright law can be broadly divided into two main categories: economic rights, and moral rights.

The rights most people associate with copyright are overwhelmingly economic rights. Economic rights are those which allow authors, or indeed non-authorial copyright own...

Friday, July 01, 2022

Copyright interest registration is a fundamental part of the US copyright system. There are many practical and legal benefits an author will receive following registration.

Holding a valid registration with the US Copyright Office is essential to asserting one’s copyright within the US...

Friday, July 01, 2022

Rights conferred by copyright law can be broadly divided into two main categories: economic rights, and moral rights. Many people are familiar with the general concept of economic rights, as they are where the entirety of the commercial value of copyrights is contained. It is, however, importan...

Friday, July 01, 2022

Copyright is a body of law concerned with protecting the rights of the author in relation to their work. Copyright protection arises automatically, and is vested in anybody who has given an idea physical form in an original, creative way. Copyright confers numerous rights on the author. The most...

Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Copyright arises automatically with the creation of the work. However, proving one’s copyright is another issue entirely. In the case of either formal legal disputes or private platform disputes (ones administered by content platforms, such as YouTube), the responsibility lies with the author to...

Monday, December 13, 2021

Intellectual property is a term used to describe the ownership of things which were created by the owner’s mind. Just as ownership of an object gives one property rights in relation to that object, so too does ownership of intellectual property give one property rights in relation to that intelle...

Sunday, December 12, 2021
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