IP Licensing

Copyright Licence or Copyright Assignment?

by Summerfield Browne Solicitors on April 6, 2017

Legal information regarding the difference between copyright licences and copyright assignments (English law) Copyright is a term often associated with the music and film industry, however it applies to all creative and artistic works. Copyright requires no formal registration and will subsist for a period of up to 70 years from the creator’s death, thus […]

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The IP of IoT – Top 5 Companies and How Their IP Pans Out (Inc. Google, Verizon, Cisco, General Electric & Amazon)   The Analysis Summary The Physical Objects are linked through wired and wireless networks, the advantage being that they are deployed on the same Internet Protocol (IP) that connects the Internet. What’s fascinating is […]

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The rules of parody: a lesson from America

by Tom Cox on June 7, 2013

As it currently stands UK copyright law does not allow a specific exception for parody use. This means that someone desiring to make a parody will have to ask for the copyright holder’s permission or attempt to procure a licence from that holder. The grant of a licence is at the complete discretion of the […]

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