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Written By: Brett J. Rosen and Andrew J. Koopman On March 19, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a 6-3 decision holding that the “first sale” doctrine applies to copies of a copyrighted work lawfully made abroad.
Shareholder Rex A. Donnelly of RatnerPrestia, recently presented a lecture titled “The Fundamentals of Copyrights and Other Intellectual Property: Guidance for Educators” at a faculty workshop at Delaware State University on February 12, 2013.
Written By Stephen D. Harper, Ph.D. and Brett J. Rosen Both the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) recently issued new rules for bringing prior art publications to the attention of an examiner during examination of a patent application.
By Rex A. Donnelly The U.S. Supreme Court’s 6-2 decision in Golan v. Holder on January 18, 2012, confirmed that owners of certain copyrighted works authored outside of the United States can continue to enjoy restored protection under U.S. Copyright law, despite such works having been in the public domain prior to 1994. Owners of [...]
Posted: January 30th, 2012 under Copyright.
By Christopher H. Blaszkowski. Among the bundle of rights set forth in 17 U.S.C. § 106, copyright owners of certain works have the exclusive right to publicly perform the work. In particular, this statute maintains a public performance right for the copyright owners of “literary, musical, dramatic, and choreographic works, pantomimes, and motion pictures and [...]