Digital downloads of movie create copyright complications – Disney v. Redbox
Copyright law grants a copyright holder the exclusive right to make and distribute copies of their original works. A copyrighted work can be a photograph or a movie. When someone other than the copyright holder
A patent is a set of exclusive rights granted to an inventor for an invention. The public policy for granting patents is to encourage the sharing of knowledge. Inventors that apply for, and are granted
A trademark is a symbol placed on a product to indicate who produced the product. A trademark can be a picture, word or short phrase. A trademark owner is granted the exclusive right to use
Copyright is a set of exclusive rights granted to authors to control the sale, copying and distribution of their creative works. The word authors, in copyright law, includes other creative artisans like photographers, painters and
A patent is a set of exclusive rights granted to inventors for an invention that meets certain requirements. Patents are territorial, a patent in one country is usually not valid in another country. Globalization makes
When a manufacturer sells goods to consumers with a trademark on the goods, that manufacturer is granted certain exclusives rights. The first manufacturer to place the trademark on goods, is allow to prevent other people
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act was intended to solve problems created by new technology. The copyright law of the United States was adopted before inventions such as computers and the internet were common household technology.
What happens to my international patent application before it enters the national phase in the United States?
A patent is a set of exclusive rights granted to the inventor of an invention by a government. When an inventor is granted a patent, the inventor can prevent other people from making selling or
A trademark is a symbol that identifies the manufacturer of a product. A trademark owner is granted a set of exclusive rights to use the trademark on products. A trademark owner can prevent other people
Copyright is a set of exclusive rights granted to the creator of an original work of art. Copyright protects works of art like books, music, movies, and photographs. Copyright allows the creator of a