Quicklinks from Around the World
- Mannie Garcia has filed his Answer, Counterclaims, and Cross Claims in the Fairey-AP lawsuit.
- If you're a British citizen or resident, check out the petition to the Prime Minister to ban companies from grabbing the intellectual property rights to photographs in carefully worded competition terms and conditions.
- Great Quote: "Stealing the intellectual property of others is no different from any other form of thievery," U.S. Attorney Kevin J. O'Connor stated. "It is a priority of this Office and the Department of Justice to protect the intellectual property rights of our nation's inventors and creators."
- theNewspaper.com reports that East Sussex, UK County Council insists that speed camera photographs are copyrighted material that may not be published. The question is whether they contain the modest amount of originality required for copyright protection.
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- The AP reports that Tiburon, CA, plans to photograph every car and use the license plate information to solve crimes.
Thanks to Steve Griffin, Larry Works, Bryan Broyles, Bradford A. Patrick, Esq., and Debra Frieden for submitting these topics.