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Copyrights

YouTube

YouTube Warns Its Copyright Changes Could Result in More Takedowns

Copyright holders can no longer seize revenue over short music clips, though.

Hey Writers, Need an Idea? The Copyrights on a Bunch of Classics Have Expired and Are Ready for the Zombie Treatment

In 2009, Seth Grahame-Smith scored big with 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies' when the Jane Austen classic became public domain.

How to Protect Your Intellectual Property

Jessica Abo sits down with attorney Scott Sisun to find out what your company may need when it comes to intellectual property.

Clothing Company Named 'Steve Jobs' Can Keep Name After Apple Loses Legal Battle

The Italian company can continue to use the Apple founder's name and Apple's logo and plans to start offering electronic devices under the brand.

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