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By Arnold Lutzker

ISBN-10: 0240804848

ISBN-13: 9780240804842

Content material Rights for artistic execs is for pros and scholars operating in all components of media (film/video, images, multimedia, internet, snap shots, and broadcast) who want to know what the legislations calls for and the way they need to safely make the most of copyrights and logos. This e-book outlines severe strategies and applies them with causes in real-life functions, together with many situations from the author's personal perform in addition to these of varied media professionals.

This 256 web page textual content is a realistic advisor designed to supply its reader with a company realizing of the foundations underlying the possession and use of content material, in order that whilst questions come up, they are going to be in a position to make right, well-informed decisions-whether relating their own works, or works of others corporation needs to copyright or trademark. additionally, the reader may be extra in a position to exercise sound judgment in structuring employment and agreement relationships and of buying and/or licensing works, that are on the center of the enterprise of speaking.

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However, Section llO(5) of the Copyright Act allows small store, restaurant, and bar owners to keep the radio or television on, as long as the equipment used is similar to that found in a home, no charge is made to hear the transmission, and the broadcast is not tampered with. ” At base, for radio programs, no more than six speakers total (four hooked together in one room or space); for television, no more than four sets and one per room. The physical area of the store must be less than 2,000 square feet (3,750 feet in the case of bars and restaurants).

S. Supreme Court in Goldstein v. California found that the duplication violated local laws of misappropriation. In other words, it was theft. The bootleggers were stymied. The practice drew such attention that Congress amended the Copyright Act, effective February 15, 1972, to make sound recordings separately protectable. The owners of sound recordings, however, were not granted the five copyrights of other owners. The law allowed owners of sound recordings only the right to control copies, preparation of derivative works, and public distribution.

The owner of the copy must keep these backups under tight control, but if he or she does, then no infringement occurs. The only time an owner can transfer the exact copy is in the context of disposing of the original software. Then, these exact backups should be passed on and not retained. Owners of copies are also permitted to allow the making of a copy for purposes of computer maintenance or repair. Often, the individual or an outside contractor has to copy the software used on the machine to troubleshoot problems in performance.

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