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Florida Man, Several Others File Copyright Infringement Lawsuit For Song

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There are a lot of songs that sound alike, and that’s to be expected. After all, there are an estimated 97 million songs in the whole world. There are only so many different note patterns, beats and riffs. It’s possible for someone to write a song that they believe is unique, only to find… Read More »

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Florida Court Dismisses Apple Copyright Infringement Lawsuit

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Many companies, especially tech companies, are concerned about copyright infringement.  After all, each company seems to use their own proprietary technology to create computers, smartphones and other electronic devices. When another company steals this information, it can lead to damages such as profit loss. However, not all copyright infringement cases are valid. The United… Read More »

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Spotify Tool To Aid in Detecting Copyright Infringement

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Copyright infringement is common in many fields. Many individuals and companies aim to protect their written works, creative works, products, trademarks and trade secrets through copyright protections. Despite these protections, though, infringement can still take place, causing the originators to lose considerable profits. Spotify, well-known as a digital music service, is in the process… Read More »

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Florida Politician Accused of Copyright Infringement

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Politicians are always trying to one-up each other. Almost every person running for office has developed a campaign that talks trash about the opposition. While this allowed—and even expected—using protected works from another person in an effort to degrade them is hardly ever acceptable. In some cases, this can even be considered copyright infringement…. Read More »

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Volvo Sued for Copyright Infringement

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When you think of copyright infringement, you may think of individuals or small companies trying to replicate the work of a large, popular corporation. However, sometimes large companies are the ones who are the problem. They often think they are invincible and can do whatever they want. This includes taking images created by others… Read More »

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How Entrepreneurs Can Avoid Copyright Infringement

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Starting a business is no easy task. There are numerous laws and regulations that must be followed. Companies require a lot of money, so getting sufficient funding can be difficult. In addition, there are copyright issues to be aware of. Copyright issues may seem trivial when compared to the other issues involved in a… Read More »

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Singer Katy Perry Sued for Copyright Infringement Over Halloween Costume

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Halloween has come and gone, but pop star Katy Perry is dealing with a legal issue stemming from a costume she wore back in 2016. On October 29, 2016, Perry posted a photo of herself on Instagram. In the picture, she was wearing a costume depicting Hillary Clinton. However, Perry did not own the… Read More »

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Ariana Grande Files $10 Million Lawsuit Against Forever 21 for Trademark Infringement

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Fast fashion retailer Forever 21 has hit hard times in the past few weeks. First, news broke that the store would possibly file for bankruptcy soon. Just days later, Forever 21 was sued by pop star Ariana Grande, claiming that the retailer used her name, music and likeness in their advertising campaigns. Grande has… Read More »

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The Penny Hoarder Suing The Smart Wallet for Copyright Infringement

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In this digital age, copying someone’s work is very easy to do. Some people use another entity’s work word-for-word, while others may copy one’s trade secrets so that the work looks almost identical. When it comes to websites, there is a lot of competition. In any category, there are just a few sites that… Read More »

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Trademark, Copyright, Patent: What’s the Difference?

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Starting a business is hard. There are so many elements involved. Not only do you have to come up with a solid plan to make money, but you also have to protect your ideas. So many scammers out there are looking for easy money. If they get a hold of your ideas, they can… Read More »

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