Copyright Piracy Battle at USPTO

To combat copyright infringement, the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), along with other large internet companies like Google, Amazon, AOL, eBay Facebook and Yahoo (Internet Association) have taken their fight against internet Piracy, such as bit torrent sites, to the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Back in June the goverment issued a Read more about Copyright Piracy Battle at USPTO[…]

Software Fair Use

Last week, the 9th Circuit ruled that video game developer EA’s use of the likeness of former college athletes in its NCAA Football and NCAA Basketball video games was not protected under the First Amendment or under Copyright Law’s Fair Use Doctrine. The court also rejected EA’s claim that the use was protected under State Read more about Software Fair Use[…]