class12 - MGM bringing suit against Pirate Bay • 1...

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1 Law and Innovations Relationships and Problems Levels of technological development • Research and development --proprietary research --copyright and trademark --patents --product testing: alpha and beta Innovation theory • Diffusion of innovations • “Clown” theory • Disruptive innovations • Innovation Theory, Practice, and Policy • All identify changing cultures
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2 Piracy of digital information • Is the piracy intentional or unintentional? • Is there an economic imperative? • In the U.S. personal use is protected differently than in other countries Stockholm Piracy Case (in court now) • International legal issue: • 20 th Century Fox, Sony, Warner Bros, and
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Unformatted text preview: MGM bringing suit against Pirate Bay • 1 million hits per day; • $14.3 million in damages What concerns should you have? • Public space • Use of trademarked names i.e. no logos on clothing no store names in background no featured individuals without permission 3 Collaboration and Web 2.0 • Do you give up some of your intellectual property? • Do you protect your rights in terms of collaborative ventures and potential profit? Web 3.0 • “3-D” searching (but not in 3-D space) • Cloud computing Innovation of WiFi • Intended to be a public service • Problems and failures...
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This note was uploaded on 04/13/2009 for the course COMM 334 taught by Professor Jaricehanson during the Spring '09 term at UMass (Amherst).

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