Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works

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  • Indian Copyright Amendments

    complaint with most international conventions and treaties in the field of copyright. India is a member of the Berne Convention, the Universal Copyright Act (UCC), 1952 and the Agreement on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) of 1995. Though India is not a member of the Rome Convention, the Copyright Act, 1957 is fully compliant with this convention. To cope with the challenges posed by the development of new technologies like recording, broadcasting and television it became essential to update copyright laws. As a result, the Copyright Act 1957bhas been amended Six times: in 1983, 1984, 1992, 1994, 1999 and 2012. Among these amendments, major changes to Indian Copyright…

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  • Persuasive Essay On Copyright Law

    history: copyright law. Copyright’s purpose is to protect the intellectual property of creators, so that their work cannot be used, or reproduced without their consent. This gives creators the security that their assets will not be stolen, and thus, creates an environment that encourages new innovation and artistic expression. However, copyright law no longer works towards its original purpose. Instead, large corporations use it to maintain a stranglehold on works that should have been released…

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  • Plagiarism In Australia

    language and calls it there own work without crediting the other person. This will be demonstrated through the discussion of issues that may be cause due to plagiarism. Issues included for the person are the breach of trust for Students, teachers, customers and employees, Legal will go into detail of intellectual property. The important of referencing will also be highlighted , along with ways of avoiding plagiarism which are quoting, paraphrasing and summarizing. There are 6 different types of…

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  • Industrial Property In Iran Case Study

    The first Law on Industrial Property in Iran was in 1925, which came into force from 1926 and Registration Authority was working under the Ministry of agriculture, trade and public services. Trademarks were recorded in a journal called the Journal of Agriculture (published from August 22, 1928) in order of insertion of registration number. For the first time in Iran patent law and its civil and criminal protection applied in 1931 and the grant of the relevant license were assigned to the…

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  • Monkey Selfies Case Study

    Under the idea that my property’s property is my property, if ownership of Naruto can be given or assigned to the Sulawesi government then they would have more claims to the copyright then most. On the other hand, as a fellow photographer and artist, I am sympathetic to both positions David Slater and Naruto are in, Slater more so than Naruto. The selfie was taken with Slater’s camera, saved to his memory card, uploaded on his computer for editing, and published by his company in his book. All…

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  • Copyright Laws In Today's Business World

    the ways for which it can be used. A copyright holder has rights to permit or allow specific usage of the copyrighted work. In today’s business world, when a company wants its property to go public, they have to make sure that their copyrights are properly protected, and all copyright requirements are met. It is forbidden to make changes to, and sell someone else property for commercial purposes. Copyright laws are important in today’s business world because it gives the owner…

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  • Steal This Music Summary

    Joanna Demers, author of Steal This Music, is an associate professor and chair of Musicology at USC Thornton School of Music after receiving both a PhD in musicology from Princeton and a DMA in contemporary flute performance form UC San Diego in 2002. She has published two books, many articles and essays, and is currently working on two more books. Demers work focuses on 20th and 21st century popular music and intellectual property rights as she contributes significantly to these communities.…

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  • Intellectual Property Rights

    In my understanding, intellectual property rights (IPR) is the official rights, resulted from the intellectual activity such as industrial, scientific, literature, and artistic. Each country has laws to protect the intellectual property, and there are also two main reasons to protect that intellectual property. First is to give statutory expression to the moral and economic rights of creators in their creations and the public rights in access to those creations. Then, the second reason is to…

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  • Intellectual Property Importance

    establishing value and potential growth. Intellectual property has therefore grown into one of the world’s biggest and fastest-growing fields of law thereby necessitating the demand for IP professionals well versed in this area to deal with (IPRs) across the national and international borders. In a broadly way, Intellectual Property can be defined as the legal rights which resulted from intellectual activity in the industrial, scientific, literary and artistic fields.…

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  • Plagiarism In Academics

    Plagiarism can be defined as, “The practice of taking someone else’s work or idea and passing them off as one’s own.” In simpler words if you, - Stole and pass off somebody else’s work as your own - Used somebody else’s work without citing it - You are presenting a new idea which already has been presented or copyrighted - Giving incorrect information about the source of a quotation - Copying many words, so that it’ll create bulk of your work, then you have committed plagiarism. In…

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