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Leave It Alone!

You are reading excerpts from Moe D’Vation Meets the Girl. This is presented as part of the A to Z Blogging Challenge. The first post is dated April 1, 2014.   771 more words


People are always discussing design plagiarism and what would happen if they realize their content has been stolen. However, you must know whether your work is protected and what you can do about the issue if it ever crops up. 245 more words


Photojournalist Awarded $1.2 Million for Use of Twitter Pictures

A freelance photojournalist has been awarded $1.2 million after a US federal court jury found that two major media companies had infringed his copyrights. 359 more words


Sherlock Holmes Enters the Public Domain

A federal judge has ruled that the character of Sherlock Holmes (along with his faithful sidekick Watson and his evil nemesis Moriarty) is now in the… 297 more words


Mattel and MGA Fight over “Bratz” Dolls

A federal judge in California has ruled that Mattel Inc. may no longer delay paying MGA Entertainment Inc. $137 million for attorneys’ fees and costs incurred in a dispute between the companies over “Bratz” dolls. 294 more words


Copyright, even on Mickey Mouse

Back in history, an outstanding character, story or song was passed from its original creators into the public sphere. Notably, Shakespeare and Charles Dickens are dead, yet their creations were kept to be freely used by commoners. 487 more words

Legal challenges and opportunities for 3D printing

The debate surrounding 3D printing is forcing legislators and regulators to rethink a broad range of legal issues, from patents to copyrights to liability.