Posts Tagged ‘copyright lawyer’
Should the Use of a Moderator on an Online Platform Subject the Platform to Liability for Infringing Content Posted by Users?
Should the use of a moderator on an online platform subject the platform to liability for infringing content posted by users? The Ninth Circuit just issued a controversial ruling on this issue, which is discussed at the Silicon Valley IP Licensing Law Blog: Controversial Ninth Circuit Ruling May Limit the Availability of the DMCA Safe…Read More
Should Silicon Valley Push for Copyright Reform?
The Songwriter Equity Act of 2015 was recently introduced in Congress, putting the issue of copyright reform on the table. While the music industry gets little attention in Silicon Valley, should Silicon Valley take this opportunity to push for an expansion of the reforms? I explored this issue in The Silicon Valley IP Licensing Law…Read More
Lessons From Jury Verdict in Copyright Infringement Case Against Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams
If you followed the commentary about the high profile jury verdict in the copyright infringement case against Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams, the prevailing opinion was that the verdict would have a chilling effect on the development of music going forward. However, I would argue that the views opined have been said before in conjunction…Read More