Copyright News

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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Copyrights on the internet: The RSS Protocol

Intellectual Property is alive on the Internet Most Internet users are fully aware of the existence of IP rights in this realm. Some choose not to respect their existence – but most know they exist- just as most people know that you are forbidden to take ones book-...

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Playboy sues Boing Boing

Playboy magazines have filed a lawsuit against Boing Boing, accusing them of copyright infringement. It is alleged that the offbeat news blog has infringed by linking a YouTube Video and an Imgur gallery that showed every centerfold from Playboy magazine through the...

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Fit Radio is the latest mobile app to get in copyright trouble

Some of the biggest record labels are grouping together to take down a fitness app that they believe is infringing on the copyright of the artists they manage. The array of artists includes Beyoncé, Bieber, Derulo, and more. Fit Radio is a fitness app that encourages...

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Halloween banana costume in copyright infringement battle

HALLOWEEN IS A BIG BUSINESS for retailers and costume providers. U.S. shoppers are expected this year to spend $3.4 billion on costumes alone for the Oct. 31 holiday, according to the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics. It is no wonder,...

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