003+10-25-11+-+Intellectual+Property

003+10-25-11+-+Intellectual+Property - Intellectual...

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Intellectual Property in the Intellectual Property in the Digital Age Digital Age
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Academic Intellectual Property: Academic Intellectual Property: Online Resources for Plagiarists Online Resources for Plagiarists Any relevant article on the internet. Term-paper sites offer a variety of papers on different subjects. Some require payment Some make money on advertising revenue, or by collecting email addresses to resell elsewhere Papers vary wildly in quality, often the same papers that have been in distribution for decades
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Plagiarism - Online resources for Plagiarism - Online resources for Instructors Instructors Easiest method: google search engine + one unusual phrase Students who plagiarize don’t usually dig deep for their source material. Anti-plagiarism websites and software: (www.turnitin.com and others) Collect frequently-used online term papers and compares them to submitted student papers Collects submitted student-written papers for a given class and compares them to other students’ papers.
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wait, whose intellectual property? wait, whose intellectual property? Any communications or material of any kind that you e-mail, post, or transmit through the Site…will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. You grant iParadigms a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, world-wide, irrevocable license to reproduce, transmit, display, disclose, and otherwise use your Communications on the Site or elsewhere for our business purposes. We are free to use any ideas, concepts, techniques, know-how in your Communications for any purpose, including, but not limited to, the development and use of products and services based on the Communications. - From turnitin.com’s Usage Policy: http://www.turnitin.com/static/usage.html
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US Copyright Law US Copyright Law US Constitution, Article I, Section 8, gives Congress the power to enact statutes: “To promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts, by securing for limited Times to Authors and Inventors the exclusive Right to their respective Writings and Discoveries.” Copyrights – ideas, creative works 70 years + life of author (or up to 120 years for works of corporate authorship) (Was 50 years + life of author, until Bono Act of 1998) Patents - inventions Typically 20 years from application date
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Intellectual Property Laws Intellectual Property and the Law Intellectual property includes the results of intellectual activities in the arts, science, and industry Copyright laws encourage innovation and ensure that mental labor is justly rewarded. In theory. These same laws can, in some instances, slow down innovation. Is building on an existing idea stealing?
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