Intellectual Property

Parent Category: Business Law
Common types of intellectual property include copyrights, trademarks, patents, industrial design rights and trade secrets in some jurisdictions.


The Picasso family retains the copyright, and it is administered by ARS-NY.
1600.00 I know that's on the 870 and what else i don't know but it's unlikely any Remington shotgun will bring that amount
If you decrease the size of a page's margins, you will decrease theamount of data that can be printed on the page.
There is no specific patent number for the mailbox.
If a work has been copied, altered, distributed, or performed/displayed without permission from the copyright holder or an exemption in the law, that copyright holder's rights have been infringed upon. Deciding whether a work is infringing is not always straightforward, just as it's not always...
Not at all. Musica reservata was a particular style of a cappella music intended for small, limited audiences. Copyright infringement is a violation of federal law.
Because the lawmaking process is so slow, IP laws are continuously struggling to catch up with technological advances. Each major step forward (e.g., digital music, computer networking, satellite radio, etc.) should correspond to an update in the law, but as this is not always possible, we are...
Early translations, yes. Most 20th-century translations would require permission from the copyright holders.
A patent has been applied for but not yet granted.
Knopf; it is distributed by Random House.
I heard from Monique Vermont that the Music man was purchased by HBO. Not sure how long ago. I am a friend of Monique Vermont who will be appearing in an interview on Christmas Morning at 6am (12/25/2010) on WSKY -4 in Hampton Roads. Maybe she will give us some more information on this subject...
The "fair use" or "fair dealing" provisions in copyright law allow certain limited unlicensed uses of protected materials. This does not mean that all educational activities can go unlicensed, however.
Yes; it may also be possible to patent.
The design of the item is copyrighted, meaning you can't manufacture a product that looks like the original (a knock-off), or is so similar it's obviously derived from the original. The silverplate is pretty much irrelevant, unless it is a unique factor of the design, which is unlikely. Silver...
Picasso's original works would be protected by copyright, but he did not print the notification on the work itself.
Once you are using the logo in commerce, or have solid plans to do so, you may register it with the trademark office in your country. Registration is not required for protection.
Nope. Plus, the studio would prefer that you not have the first copy, if it's more than 10 days after it was broadcast.
The reflecting telescope was invented by Sir Isaac Newton in theearly 1600s. This was before there was a patent office, and nopatent exists on the reflecting telescope as such. The Dobsonianmount is a popular alt azimuth mount for reflecting telescopes,created by John Dobson in the 1960s. He...
March Madness is copyrighted:
A drawing of a mouse wearing pants who otherwise bears little resemblance to Mickey Mouse should be subject to its own copyright protection. However, there's no telling "how different" something needs to be before it's no longer thought of as a derivative of another work.
Each program has its own copyright information.
According to the Berne Convention, "literary and artistic works." It then goes on for some time: The expression "literary and artistic works" shall include every production in the literary, scientific and artistic domain, whatever may be the mode or form of its expression, such as books,...
Only use graphics which are your own original work, are in the public domain, or for which you have permission from the creator or an exemption in the law.
Copyright is automatic as soon as a work of sufficient originality is fixed in a tangible medium.
For information on Streetbeater, contact Quincy Jones Music Productions at the address linked below.
To encourage inventors, by making it possible for them to make money from their ideas and inventions.
The various films and other materials marketed as ExcellenceClasses are owned by the Excellence Classes company. Not much help,but true.
Yes, under US copyright law, an unpublished image is copyrighted for 120 years, unless you know who the author was, in which case it is copyrighted for 70 years after that person's death. So, for example, an unpublished image created in 1890 by a person who died in 1943 would still be copyrighted. ...
It was felt that there was a "standard practice" of reusing recordings in compilations without licensing them; recordings would be put on a "pending list" that dated back to the 1980s, implying that the licensing and payment was indeed pending.
Find a Democrat and make a "donation" as California like NYC has the best democrats money /sex can buy ( FYI democratic governors and state comptrollers NJ also comes to mind) IMHO
The song itself is in the public domain; certain performances, arrangements, and recordings may have their own protection.
Unless other agreements have been made, the creator generally owns the copyright.
I need permission to copy when I'm at school.
Names and titles can not normally be copyrighted. All those things which occur in nature and facts cannot be copyrighted.
It's not stealing, because there's nothing to steal. That's why it has its own name: infringement . Infringe comes from a Latin root meaning to break or weaken: you're weakening my claim on my art.
27 Books in the New Testament
Answer . yes it is.. Answer . yes it is.. Answer . yes it is.
"To promote the progress of science and the useful arts."
They do, if they're not licensed.
In the United States, anyone found to have infringed a copyrighted work may be liable for statutory damages up to $30,000 for each work infringed and, if willful infringement is proven by the copyright owner, that amount may be increased up to $150,000 for each work infringed. In addition, an...
You probably wouldn't want to copyright a product; you might want to trademark it, or (if it's revolutionary) apply for a patent.
Unless other arrangements were made, the creator is the initial copyright holder.
That depends whether the trademark is national or international. In the U.S. the current federal fee is $325.00 per class when filing online. Also, in the USA, you can register in one or more states and those fees range between $50 and $100 per class. Each country can establish its own fee...
If you are using it for personal use you do not have to get a licensce for it. Meaning if you are using it in a real bar and you get a profit from having it then yes you do. But to have it for personal just find it on the internet and then find some way to put it on the table..
For the most part, no, not for a simple reference (e.g. "I wassitting there watching The People's Court when I heard the shots"). If the TV show is central to the plot, however (e.g. "The People'sCourt Slayer Strikes Again") you may wish to contact an experiencedIP attorney not only for copyright...
"Copyright in fragment" is a common misspelling of "copyright infringement," which is the violation of copyright.
At the moment (winter 2011), the Authors Guild action against the Hathi Trust is the most significant.
Yes; the design dates from the 18th century and as such is in the public domain. Although not addressed by copyright, you will want to take care that the business cards don't fraudulently imply a connection with the state government.
"Concepts" are not copyrightable. Once a website is created, however, it is automatically protected by copyright.
Unfortunately No you cannot because-even though it is canceled-its copyright of the person that wrote it. You could maybe do a variation of one?
Many people have memorized different-length portions of pi , but nobody has ever memorized all of pi , and nobody ever will, because pi can never be written down completely with digits.
Copyright, is an evolving series of intellectual property laws, designed to protect original works of authorship. They including literary, dramatic, musical, and artistic works, such as poetry, novels, movies, songs, computer software, and architecture. Copyright will not protect names, titles,...
Google gives its copyright date as the current year.
There is no specific Patent Law School. However in America onceyoudo 4 years of Undergrad (Bachelors) and get admitted to a lawschool of your choice in JD Juris Doctorate Program you will spendfour years studying law. In your third year you will be able to select elective courses andyou can chose to...
You just did! The design of this webpage is copyrighted and the words you are reading at this moment are copyrighted. However, you have a LICENSE to download them. If you do NOT have a license or other lawful excuse to download copyrighted material, then it would be illegal to do it.
Yes; architectural drawings are protected as visual art. Typically the disposition of rights would have been addressed in the contract or commissioning agreement.
look at the rental contract or lease papers. the utility responsibilities should be listed there. many times garbage, water and sewer are included in rent. typically utilities such as electricity, cable, gas and phone are not included in the rent.
false the arch was created by the romans
There may be a trademark on a particular brand, but not hats in general. Copyright famously does not protect fashion.
The trademark office in the country in which you plan to do business may have their catalog searchable online; it's also perfectly reasonable to Google it. Note that if the name is in use but not registered, it is protected as a common law trademark.
Yes; check the file information for each image for details.
Nobody. It's public domain.
McGraw-Hill, through its division Contemporary Books, formerly Reilly & Lee.
Yes it, in all likelihood it is an infringement of copyright. Whether or not a copyright symbol is displayed has no bearing on the materials copyright status. Since the law was amended in 1989 it has not been required to have a copyright notice in evidence to maintain protection.
For Registering a trademark see related link. For filing a patent see related link.
You would need permission from the copyright holder to use photos from the internet. It's often challenging to identify and contact the rightsholder.
Unfortunately there is no clear answer on what amount of anything can be used without a license. For educational and commentary purposes, one common guideline is to use as little as possible to convey the point. However, the only way to tell if your use is fair or infringing is in court, and most...
Answer . If it's your own work, or you have a license from the owner, there shouldn't be a problem. . Otherwise, the issue of copyright infringement will depend upon the context of the speech: educational, critical, news, one-time or repeated, etc., in order to qualify for the defenses of...
All I can tell you, which may or may not be of much use to you as I don't know much about these things, is that when I lived in Norfolk, I went to a country game fair where I saw a stand full of old guns of all types.. To cut a long story short I went to see these people who had an office on the...
The concept of a fairy godmother cannot be protected, but certain descriptions, illustrations, and interpretations may have their own protections.
I strongly counsel against taking any advice given on this site as a substitute for a legally binding opinion. Added: You should contact an attorney practiced in this particular specialty area of the law and ask for a consultation. In the meantime (if you are in the US) you should also contact the...
Works are protected for the life of the creator plus 50 years.
Ownership, grants of licenses, enforcement, expiration, etc.
Patents apply to any machine created under that patent until the patent expires. It does not matter how many times the machine is used or how many times it changes hands, the patent is still a patent.
It depends on the context, the amount taken from each film, and more. There is no straight answer.
In certain specific circumstances, yes. Most uses require permission.
They do, depending on what it is it can be from 10 to 25 years
Many items will have the patent number printed on or in them; patents are also searchable through Google.
Quoting a book in a review, copying an article out of an encyclopedia for personal study, and playing musical examples in a classroom are all common examples of fair use.
That which is neither freeware nor GPL-licensed.
Nothing. Works of sufficient originality are automatically protected as soon as they are fixed in a tangible medium.
Which one? There appear to be at least three songs by this name.
Arthur Granjean was born in France. He is commonly WRONGLY believedto be the inventor of the popular Etch-A-Sketch toy in the 1950s--he was NOT the inventor.