Category: Copyright

Copy and Paste – Supreme Court Holds Copying Software Function Calls Was Fair Use

Saturday | April 10, 2021By Shane Skwarekcopyrightfair usesoftware

The U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision in litigation involving Google's Android operating system for mobile devices on April 5, 2021. When developing Android, Google had copied the text and format of function calls from Oracle's Java SE Application Programming…

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Trademarks vs. Copyrights for Startups

Thursday | March 18, 2021By Shane Skwarekip attorneytrademarktrademark applicationtrademark registration

Intellectual property law includes patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets and is an important consideration for any new business. This article will address trademarks and copyrights, but the law firm of TraskBritt can assist with any intellectual property law needs.…

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How to submit a copyright takedown request on social media

Friday | November 13, 2020By Shane Skwarek

The Internet, including social media sites, has made it possible to produce and publish content with ease, reaching more people than ever with just the click of a button. However, this same ease that allows so many people to view…

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How to Copyright a Website

Wednesday | October 21, 2020By Shane Skwarekcopyright attorneycopyright office

What is a copyright? And what does it entail? Generally, a copyright is a right of ownership over an original work of authorship, including “literary, musical, dramatic, choreographic, pictorial, graphic, sculptural, and architectural works (Black’s Law Dictionary, 11th ed., 2019).”…

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