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  1. Copyright Law: Re: Same Design, Multiple Uploaders - How Many Infringments

    "It's like you running down to the local copy shop with a copyrighted material and asking them to run copies"
    I always was told that innocence does not eliminate liability. Has this changed? Is...
  2. Copyright Law: Same Design, Multiple Uploaders - How Many Infringments

    I'm trying to work out how the internet business model might differ from the more brick and mortar model in a couple of aspects.

    My ultimate question is probably too convoluted for a first post so...
  3. Copyright Law: Re: Licensing a Name to a Business - What Happens if it's Sold

    Exactly what is being licensed? A book title does not meet requirements for copyright. A book title alone is not sufficient for trademark. It sounds more like a marketing contract than an...
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    Trademarks: Re: Trademarking the Name of a Town

    In general Placename + Type of Service is too descriptive to qualify for trademark. Section 2(e)(2) of the Trademark Act, 15 U.S.C. 1052(e)(2) There are exceptions where the business has succeeded...
  5. Copyright Law: Re: Copyright for a Famous Author Who Died More Than a Century Ago

    Well, I don't see any basis for any company to say you can't properly attribute the authorship of a public domain poem, even if it is on a commercial product. Even if something is trademarked using...
  6. Copyright Law: Re: Copyright for a Famous Author Who Died More Than a Century Ago

    Has there been a significant change in the law in regard to "fair use" of trademarks. I thought that KP PERMANENT MAKE-UP, INC. v. LASTING IMPRESSION I, INC. discussed the burden of proof in...
  7. Copyright Law: Re: Famous Writer Died 110 Years Ago. Copyright

    Same issue, same question.


    The OP gave a fair statement of the situation. Oscar Wilde died 110 years ago. Any basis I'm aware of for claiming rights in the author's name extends no longer...
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