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Check-in here for your source of copyright news and discussion. Choose from articles below to read up-to-date summaries of some of copyright's latest quandaries.
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July 31, 2020 03:58 PM
Bestselling book has been made available through e-lending and subscription services, undercutting author's royalties.
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July 31, 2020 03:44 PM
Sports psychologist's claim against Liberty University dismissed with prejudice.
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July 13, 2020 01:15 PM
Yesh Music sues another university for infringement.
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July 06, 2020 08:45 AM
Report acknowledges that universities like BYU may have a special status in their role as internet service providers.
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June 29, 2020 03:00 PM
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's estate sues author, publisher, and filmmakers for their use of Sherlock Holmes character traits not yet in the public domain.
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June 24, 2020 09:59 AM
Travel company reportedly used Japanese Maple photo without permission.
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June 24, 2020 09:57 AM
Following the Supreme Court's decision in Allen v. Cooper, Yesh Music and the University of Minnesota have voluntarily dismissed their copyright dispute.
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June 08, 2020 09:16 AM
On April 13, 2020, we reported on a suit between eScholar LLC ("eScholar" or the "Company"), a provider of education data management software, and the Nebraska Department of Education (the "Department"). Since then, the case has been mired in the pleadings stage due to an arm-wrestle of motions and briefs.
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June 01, 2020 09:12 AM
Discovery moves forward in copyright dispute between Syracuse University and photographer after mediation failed to resolve the case.
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May 26, 2020 08:45 AM
Pearson Education and other publishers have settled their copyright infringement case against unauthorized eBook distributor.
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May 18, 2020 03:34 PM
Doctor files Complaint against former employer for alleged infringement of her copyrights.
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May 11, 2020 06:32 PM
Parties presented oral arguments regarding the fair use dispute before the Ninth Circuit.
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May 04, 2020 10:33 AM
Looking to cure defects in Complaint, and in response to an Order to Dismiss, Plaintiff moves to file Second Amended Complaint
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April 27, 2020 04:56 PM
A divided Court concludes government edicts doctrine dictates annotations are not eligible for copyright protection
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April 21, 2020 09:54 AM
Columbia University responds to photographer's suit claiming it obtained a license to include image in University tweet
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April 13, 2020 10:23 AM
Company claims Department infringed proprietary educational data management software
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April 07, 2020 08:10 AM
The University of Colorado was found to have sovereign immunity from copyright infringement suits
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March 30, 2020 04:26 PM
The Burbank High School Show Choirs were found not liable for copyright infringement.
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