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Today is the 65th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Adopted in 1948 by the UN General Assembly, the UDHR is part of the International Bill of Rights, also comprised of the International Covenant of Civil and Political Rights and the International Covenant on Economic Social and Cultural Rights (ICESR). Both the Declaration and the ICESR have provisios on the right of authors to enjoy the moral and material benefits of the works they create. Although none of these documents are binding on the U.S., they still offer concepts and ideas that can inject some fresh air into the domestic copyright debate.
Weekly copyright related summary of issues, congressional developments, judicial updates, administration updates, international updates and industry updates, provided courtesy of American Continental Group (ACG).read more
Legal Advisory Board Member, Prof. Bruce Boyden (Marquette University) recently published an article on the status of the DMCA Notice and Takedown System in its 15th anniversary. The article was released through The Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property (CPIP) at George Mason University School of Law. Boyden illustrates why the DMCA Notice and Takedown System is in need of 'retooling' in the face of technological changes.read more
"Arts and Cultural Production Accounted for 3.2% or $504 billion of GDP in 2011"read more