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Intellectual Property – Copyright Law Corresponding Reading Assignment: Text: 260 – top of 261; 298 – 312 1. Intellectual Property a. Definition:. b. Purpose of IP Law: 2. Copyrights – Background info a. Rights granted: b. Term of copyright protection: i. Most copyrights: ii. “work for hire”: 1. Term of protection c. Subject Matter 1. Copyrightable works:
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3. Works that cannot be copyrighted a. Facts i. Feist Publications v. Rural Telephone Service Co . (282)
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Unformatted text preview: b. Ideas: c. Merger Doctrine: i. Examples: d. Scenes a faire - 4. The Fixation Requirement – 5. Formalities: a. Is registration required? b. Benefits of registration 6. Copyright Infringement: a. Is intent required? 7. Defenses to Infringement: a. Fair Use Exception: i. Factors considered to determine fair use b. Castle Rock Entertainment, Inc. v. Carol Publishing Group, Inc (p. 288) 8. Remedies for Infringement...
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This note was uploaded on 10/27/2009 for the course LEB 03605 taught by Professor Peterson during the Spring '09 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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