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Featured image | Using screenshots as evidence at a trial

Can I use a screenshot as evidence at a trial?

Last month, Google received over 91 million URL removal requests, from copyright holders and organizations who represent them. This number has been increasing month by month: Since there’s an increasing number of people who decide to take action and claim their copyrights when their works are being misused online, it makes sense that more tools should appear to facilitate making… Read more →




What's Fair Use? | Doug Walker Nostalgia Critic Video #WTFU

What’s “Fair Use” and what’s going on at YouTube?

This week, from February 22nd to the 28th, we celebrate the Fair Use Week. And it arrives just in time. Since last week, all YouTube has been talking about this subject, claiming the rights of certain Youtubers to use fragments from movies, video games, etc., in their own videos. For further information, follow the hashtag #WTFU (Where’s the Fair Use?) on social… Read more →




Rightsholders

Add rightsholders to a work, easier than ever

Thanks to the new invitation system, you can send an e-mail request to the rightsholder, asking them to register their rights. This new feature, which has been demanded by corporate account users, aims at speeding up this registration process. How to invite someone to register rights Let us imagine the case of a film producer, who is ceding certain distribution rights for a… Read more →




WIPO

Industrial Design and Copyright, according to WIPO

Can fashion designs, works of artistic craftsmanship or industrial designs, in general, receive copyright protection? We are frequently asked about these types of works, which stand on the verge of what is considered intellectual and industrial property. This is a subject of debate even among experts since there are several points of view and all of them can be argued in… Read more →