Intellectual Property Law

Intellectual Property Law refers to original creations and inventions using a persons mind. Copyright, trademark and patent are the most common forms of intellectual property. The Federal Government provides a limited amount of time for the creator or inventor of the property to exclusively exploit his or her creation finanically and be provided protection from the use and exploitation by others without authorization. The intangible assets which are able to be protected under Intellectual Property Law include music, literary, artistic and visual works (copyright), discoveries and inventions (patent); and words, phrases, symbols and designs used in commerce (trademark). Trade Secret Law is also included within the general scope of Intellectual Property Law.

Filters:

Prefix:
Columns x
Remove All Filters:
x
  1. Columns Monkey Selfie in Wikipedia Copyright Dispute

    Wikipedia has refused to remove the self-portrait taken by an Indonesian monkey using the camera of professional photographer, David Slater. The Wikimedia Foundation believes that the adorable...
  2. Columns Copyright Office Mangles DMCA Service Provider Agent Directory

    The U.S. Copyright Office has deliberately mangled legal business names in the DMCA service provider agent directory in a manner that must be seen to be believed. The following is an explanation...
  3. Columns Unlock Your Phone, Get 10 Years In Prison, Pay $1 Million

    The exception under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) which previous gave you the right to unlock your cell phone has just expired. So why should you care? As a result, unlocking your...
Loading...