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YouTube, eBay Decisions Raise Questions For U.S. Copyright Law

July 7th, 2008 · 1 Comment

I’ve just written a piece about how two recent copyright-related decisions will impact U.S. copyright law, for Intellectual Property Watch.

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By Drew Clark for Intellectual Property Watch
WASHINGTON, DC - Two recent court decisions against key United States […]

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WIPO Broadcast Treaty Panned at Copyright Office Forum

May 18th, 2007 · 1 Comment

By Drew Clark
WASHINGTON, May 18, 2007 - Practically no one participating in a recent government forum here liked the proposed broadcaster protection treaty under negotiation at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in Geneva.
Computer companies didn’t like it; telephone companies didn’t like it; the National Football League didn’t like it; consumer groups […]

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Tags: WIPO · broadcast · intellectual property

Will the United States Oppose the WIPO Broadcaster Treaty?

May 9th, 2007 · No Comments

Will the United States Oppose the WIPO Broadcaster Treaty?
What is the position of the United States government on a proposed treaty, currently before the World Intellectual Property Organization, that would create a copyright-style protection for television broadcasts?
That is the key question that observers want answers for at the public roundtable discussion that will be held […]

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Tags: WIPO · broadcast · intellectual property