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Creative Commons License

Creative Commons in Operation – Applying non-commercial and derivative work provisions

by Thompson Coburn LLP on

As Creative Commons licenses are more widely used, questions are developing about how to use them, and how they apply in particular situations. This column addresses some of these emerging CC interpretations....more

Hyperlinking in Hamburg and Prague: How national courts apply GS Media

by Hogan Lovells on

On 8 September 2016, the European Court of Justice (CJEU) handed down judgment C-160/15 on the means of hyperlinking which caught quite some attention. It has become known as the GS Media decision. In essence, this CJEU...more

Making the Creative Commons Smarter

by Davis Wright Tremaine LLP on

Two weeks ago at the terrific inaugural RightsTech Summit, a wide range of very knowledgeable people came together to discuss the current state of digital rights management, and more importantly, the direction that new...more

Copyright and the Creative Commons License

by Field Law on

There are dozens of online photo-sharing platforms. When using such photo-sharing venues, photographers should take care not to make the same mistake as Art Drauglis, who posted a photo to his online account through the...more

Creative Commons Works: Free to License, But Not Necessarily Free to Use

Companies love to use third-party content for free. In this era of belt-tightening and slashed marketing budgets, why pay to create photos and videos for advertising and other commercial uses when compelling photos and videos...more

That Google Image Search Could Result in Trouble

One aspect commonly associated with building and maintaining a business is the company website. Establishing an online presence can be an important tool for connecting with customers. While website creation can be a...more

Should I Get a Copyright or a Creative Commons License?

by Sands Anderson PC on

In short, yes. It often makes sense to both register your work with the US Copyright Office and get a Creative Commons License if you want an easy way to share your work. Copyright is a bundle of exclusive rights that...more

MGM v Grokster

Brief for Creative Commons as Amicus Curiae in Support of Respondents

EFF defended StreamCast Networks, the company behind the Morpheus (P2P) file-sharing software, in a case decided by the US Supreme Court on 06/23/05. Though the Court set aside the Ninth Circuit's ruling in favor of...more

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