copyright infringement

They Should Call Them the Creepy Scanners

by Laura Bergus November 21, 2010 Featured Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:11:30 — 65.5MB) | Embed Episode 20: Special TSA Security Edition: Body Scanners, Admin Law, and the 4th Amendment.

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Holden Caulfield, Gay Superheroes, and the Death of The Author

by Sean McGilvray July 13, 2009 Legal Analysis

Two recent developments have raised questions about the amount of control an author has over his characters once they leave the womb of his or her creative imagination and enter the collective consciousness. There’s a fine line between the public awareness and the public domain, and just because a character has embedded itself in the […]

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Valkyrie Producers Face Copyright Infringement Suit

by Joshua Auriemma January 5, 2009 News

I have to admit that Tom Cruise is my favorite completely insane celebrity.  While I’m generally inclined to join the mob in his stoning, I find myself completely baffled by his presence in the latest headlines.   Apparently, Cruise’s latest movie Valkyrie is facing copyright issues regarding the use of a particular globe within the movie. […]

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Little Big Planet and Copyright Infringement

by Joshua Auriemma November 9, 2008 Geekery

For the unenlightened, Little Big Planet is a game which is heavily focused on user-created content.  While the game was recently delayed for references to the Koran, there are already a slew of youtube videos displaying some awesome custom content.  Anyway, it appears that Sony has been yanking levels containing copyrighted IP faster than c.  This […]

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Copyright Problems re: Selling Law School Outlines?

by Mr. X October 8, 2008 Legal Analysis

Captain Copyright – A Canadian Creation. So I’m thinking about whether it is legal and/or advisable to sell my old 1L outlines to the hoard of current 1Ls that would undoubtedly pay dollars for a customized outline.  There was a service called TakeNote @ Cornell that produced custom class notes on red paper, designed to […]

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