Problems with Mexican Copyright Law: Camcording

Luis C. Schmidt and Fernanda Díaz from OLIVARES and Ana Maria Magaña from MPAA, explore some of the problems with Mexican Copyright Law by looking into camcording and outline some of the changes needed to help solve the problems.

Artificial intelligence and copyright

Maria Diaz from Uhthoff, Gomez Vega & Uhthoff, S.C explores the growing trend of artificial intelligence, specifically looking into robots and the regulation and protection of such AI.

Klacht Delict: the prevailing copyright law in Indonesia

Nadya P G Djajadiningrat from HarvesPat considers law enforcement in the field of Copyright Law in Indonesia by looking closely at Klacht Delict (complain-based delict).

Books into films: reserved rights and creative control

Claudia Roggero from Dandi Media explores the copyright laws necessary to consider turning a literature piece into a motion picture, considering the literary property option and purchase agreements.

Important Canadian copyright developments

Jill Jarvis-Tonus, Catherine Lovrics, and Max Rothschild from Bereskin & Parr LLP explore recent developments on copyright protection in Canada for data and databases and look into recent decisions on the scope of users’ rights.

Don’t “copy wrong” in Sweden

Petter Rindforth from Fenix legal investigates Swedish copyright laws by considering some of the major judgments and law progresses in recent years.

Copyright vs. Trademarks: Can logos be protected by copyright?

Claudia Ray and Bonnie L. Jarrett from Kirkland and Ellis LLP explore trademark and copyright laws in the USA with respect to logos and the potential to enhance protection for logos using copyright law.

Meme copyright: Can you laugh away the law?

Sophia Höttinger from Copytrack looks into the copyright law that surrounds viral internet sensations in the form of memes.

Designs on Brexit – an overview of the legal landscape

Margaret Briffa from Briffa focuses on the consequences of a change in the regime for design businesses that rely heavily on a bundle of complimentary rights for protection both domestic and EU wide.

Japan to extend copyright period to 70 years

Japan is set to extend the copyright period on works such as novels and paintings from 50 years after the author's death, to 70 years. The copyright law - effective Dec. 30 - was revised as part of legislation to approve the 11-member Trans-Pacific Partnership free...

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Innovative designs honoured at DesignEuropa Awards

Two European designs were honored at the DesignEuropa Awards in Warsaw. The Small and Emerging Companies Award has been won by the Air.Go 2.0 automatic bag drop system, owned by Danish firm Marcus Pedersen ApS, and designed by Sara Clement. The Industry Award was won...

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