27 December 2004

Copyright: Educators and law students -- Looking for an example blog alleging copyright infringement?

Ref For discussion purposes only.

Perhaps you're looking for a real-life example of a blog-entry copied without permission.

Or something that shows why copyright protections are taken seriously. You've come to the right blog entry.

You may find the referenced blog-entry an interesting anecdote for your intellectual property and copyright class. It's not a case, just a demonstration of what types of copyright issues occur on the web for bloggers:

- Fair use
- Creative commons
- Copying blog content without attribution

Questions you may wish to raise in class

  • How would you handle the issues and advise your client?

  • When is it prudent to advise the client not to litigate?

  • What can be done to strengthen protections for copyright holders?

    Relevance

    Information in the blog may be of interest to:

    - researchers,
    - law professors and/or students,
    - entertainment law practice area,
    - intellectual property practice area,
    - those interested in creative commons and blogging, or
    - media outlets or reporters covering the internet and blogging.
  • Ref For discussion purposes only.

    Perhaps you're looking for a real-life example of a blog-entry copied without permission.

    Or something that shows why copyright protections are taken seriously. You've come to the right blog entry.

    You may find the referenced blog-entry an interesting anecdote for your intellectual property and copyright class. It's not a case, just a demonstration of what types of copyright issues occur on the web for bloggers:

    - Fair use
    - Creative commons
    - Copying blog content without attribution

    Questions you may wish to raise in class

  • How would you handle the issues and advise your client?

  • When is it prudent to advise the client not to litigate?

  • What can be done to strengthen protections for copyright holders?

    Relevance

    Information in the blog may be of interest to:

    - researchers,
    - law professors and/or students,
    - entertainment law practice area,
    - intellectual property practice area,
    - those interested in creative commons and blogging, or
    - media outlets or reporters covering the internet and blogging.
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