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Is it possible to transfer digital goods, during one’s lifetime, or after one’s death?

By Marie-Andrée Weiss

The issue of the transfer of digital goods, whether during or after one’s lifetime, has been debated lately in the U.S. While the European Union (EU) has addressed the issue of resale of software programs, it has not yet addressed the issue of… 1,063 more words


Online copyright jurisdiction in the EU: Is dematerialisation the answer?

By Mark Owen (with grateful thanks to Adam Rendle and Dominik Thompson, respectively of Taylor Wessing’s London and Vienna offices)

A thorny issue which courts around the world have grappled with over the last decade has been the question of Courts’ jurisdiction over online activities, including IP infringements.  806 more words


Call for Papers: We Robot 2015

We Robot is seeking papers for its fourth annual robotics law and policy conference to be held on April 10-11, 2015 at the University of Washington School of Law. 102 more words

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Bitcoins—an investment bubble or a currency of freedom?

By Jasmine Sandra Leung

What is Bitcoin?

Bitcoin is a revolutionary software-based system which allows users to make transactions without any central administrator. Bitcoins are stored in a free and secure online wallet, allowing us to send bitcoins to anywhere in the world. 872 more words

Intellectual Property Law

Copyright (Amendment) Bill 2014 – The Return of Creativity Suppression?

By LAM Koon Ho, Justin

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Three years ago, the Copyright (Amendment) Bill 2011, nicknamed the ‘Cyberspace Article 23’, was tabled due to strong opposition from the cyber societies, the art and cultural sector and some LegCo members. 554 more words

Intellectual Property Law

New trend in the I.T. industry – Patent War

By Chan Kai Hei

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With the increasing researches and developments of technology, more and more innovations have been invented with more patents filed. 863 more words

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Symposium: Trade Secrets Law at the Edge

Brooklyn Law School is hosting the Symposium: Trade Secrets Law at the Edge on Thursday October 23, 2014 from 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm. The symposium will bring together experts from government, academia, and private practice to discuss recent developments in the field during two panels that examine these trends. 26 more words

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