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  • Copyrights And Fair Use Laws
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    Copyrights: Intellectual Property and Technological Challenges The Government and many other agencies around the world are continuously at work to improve protections for intellectual property rights and the enforcement of intellectual property laws. In today's age of digital madness, passing legislation and actually enforcing of those laws becomes a very daunting task. However, the protection of intellectual property has both individual and social benefits. It protects the right of the creator ...
  • Recent Heated Confrontation Over Internet Copyright Laws
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    Kevin Kearney May 4, 2003 MGT 251 / Extra Credit Internet Copyright Laws student comes home to his dorm at the University of Scranton after a rough day of classes. With the quick internet connection provided on the school's network, the student makes a few clicks and logs into Morpheus, a program that enables music fans to download free music. Within a few minutes he is on his way to owning an unlimited amount of songs at no cost. Everything this student is doing is legal, right? Wrong. The down...
  • Tangled Relationships Between Technology And Intellectual Property
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    BOUNDARIES OF OWNERSHIP Nobody owns this essay. It is important that I make this very clear and that I do so at the earliest possible moment. I must do this because the essay that you are reading is about intellectual property, and that means that this essay must be self-referential. When one writes or speaks or communicates in any way about intellectual property, one is dealing with some of the most basic rules of the very medium in which one is operating. There is no neutral ground here, no po...
  • Protection The Uk Patent Office
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    Like it or not, engineers are now responsible for much of the success of a product. You can expect this trend to continue in the electronics industry, so engineers must become more involved with documenting and promoting the protection of intellectual property (IP) associated with a given product. Intellectual property includes, among other things, designs, software listings, manufacturing techniques, and testing procedures. Engineers need to think more about how they can help protect IP by usin...
  • Fair Use Of A Copyrighted Work
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    Intellectual Property In an Electronic World Business Law & Ethics Introduction This paper provides a general overview of some major issues facing both producers, publishers and consumers of intellectual property. The emphasis, however, is on copyright. Today, of course, that copyright includes the all-pervasive electronic environment of the internet. There are many media in which intellectual property problems arise. History and Definitions " Intellectual property" is property resulting from an...
  • Copyright Protection
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    Copyright comes into effect immediately, as soon as something that can be protected is created and "fixed" in some way, e.g. on paper, on film, via sound recording, as an electronic record on the internet, etc. It is a good idea for you to mark your copyright work with the copyright symbol (c) followed by your name and the date, to warn others against copying it, but it is not legally necessary in the UK. The types of works that copyright protects are: original literary works, e.g. novels, instr...
  • Form Of Copyright Protection
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    Abstract Intellectual property can be many things. It can be written, stored as data, drawn, and so forth. Any idea concocted by the human mind is intellectual property as is subject to exploitation. Intellectual property is nothing new. The concept has been around for quite some time. However, since the advent of computer technology and just recently the introduction of the Internet, the issue of what is and what is not intellectual property has come charging to the forefront. It all revolves a...

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