Copyright Defenses

What is the “Essential Steps” defense in Copyright law?

Jan 16th, 2018 | By
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Copyright Defenses – The Essential Steps Doctrine! Introduction When faced with a copyright infringement lawsuit, a Defendant accused of willful copyright infringement needs to take a look at all the potential defenses to help defeat liability.   This blog discusses the “essential steps” defense. What is the “Essential Steps” defense to copyright infringement Here is some

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Vernor v. Autodesk copyright case brief [First Sale Doctrine in Software cases]

Oct 12th, 2014 | By
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Autodesk software federal copyright infringement case brief – reselling software online! JUMP TO THE VERNON V. AUTODESK PODCAST Introduction This is a BIG case that discusses whether or not you can get in trouble for online copyright infringement by selling licensed software online. As you will read, yes you can.  If you “owned” the software

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