Monthly Archives: October 2015

Upcoming Events & Panel Discussions : October – November, 2015

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Dear enthusiastic IP lawyers in and around Washington metropolitan area, the beautiful fall months of October and November are brimming with events and panel discussions – specifically centered on copyright law. Hence,…

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Upcoming Events & Panel Discussions : October – November, 2015

Dear enthusiastic IP lawyers in and around Washington metropolitan area, the beautiful fall months of October and November are brimming with events and panel discussions – specifically centered on copyright law. Hence, mark your calendar and suit up for the … Continue reading

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Google Books Scanning Project (Authors Guild v. Google, Inc.) : Analysis

“The ultimate goal of copyright is to expand public knowledge and understanding, which copyright seeks to achieve by giving potential creators exclusive control over copying of their works…Thus, while authors are undoubtedly important intended beneficiaries of copyright, the ultimate, primary … Continue reading

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Google Books Scanning Project Legal: U.S. Court of Appeals

While I had solemnly resolved not to inundate the followers of this blog with another piece this week, the hyperactivity stems from another path breaking decision on “fair-use” rendered by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Just … Continue reading

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Leaks, Leakages & Intellectual Property : Draft Indian IPR Policy Text Out

The world saw her as a feistyfem Impervious to, that she too had a heart Unleashing the damsel in distress in her (This amateurish autobiographical poetic device, resonates my apparent state of helplessness and frustration – though only figuratively. Having … Continue reading

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Event Reporter : How Should Libertarians Think About Intellectual Property?

Seldom do you imagine a slumberous mid – week late afternoon leading to desultory facebook browsing to be a fruitful endeavour.  A cursory glance at the G.W. LL.M. group rapts my attention, for I see the words ” libertarians” and … Continue reading

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Deciphering Legal Issues in Building Social Media Collections: The Classic Case of Twitter (Introduction)

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In the fast paced world of  Web 2.0, social media has gradually ousted the traditional modes of written communication viz. letters, postcards and journals. Whilst, I cannot recollect the last time I…

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