Copyright Law Blog

Star Trek copyright lawsuit

March 2016. Paramount Pictures and CBS Studios can't claim copyright over the Klingon language, Vulcan's pointy ears, or Phaser weapons, a court heard this week. Earlier this year Paramount Pictures and CBS Studios filed a lawsuit against the makers of the Star Trek...

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Taylor Swift shakes off copyright lawsuit

Jessie Braham claimed that his song "Haters Gone Hate" had the same 22-word phrase that Swift used in her song. Braham said he copyrighted the "Haters Gone Hate" song in February 2013. He claimed in the lawsuit that 92% of Taylor Swift's song came from his song....

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Swedish Police raid Pirate Bay site

On December 9, 2014 Swedish Police carried out a raid in Stockholm, seizing servers, computers, and other equipment. At the same time The Pirate Bay and several other torrent-related websites disappeared offline. Although no official statement has been made, sources...

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PASA | Publishers’ Association of South Africa

PASA (Publishers' Association of South Africa) is the largest publishing industry body in South Africa. PASA is committed to creativity, literacy, the free flow of ideas and encouraging a culture of reading. The Publishers' Association of South Africa aims to promote...

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deviantART

deviantART was founded in 2000 and is currently the largest online social network for artists and art enthusiasts. deviantART is a platform that allows emerging and established artists to exhibit, promote, and share their works within a peer community. deviantART...

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Dan Brown | Author

American author Dan Brown was born on 22 June 1964. Dan Brown is best known for the 2003 bestselling novel, The Da Vinci Code. His novels are treasure hunts set in 24-hour time periods which feature the recurring themes of cryptography, keys, symbols, codes, and...

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